Wolverhampton Young Carers
We provides fortnightly group sessions for young people aged 8 to 18 who have a significant caring role at home.

How we help

We help Young Carers who are involved in the practical and/or emotional care of parents/siblings or other family members.

We provide:

  • Advice and support
  • Weekly Youth Clubs:
    • 8-10s
    • 11-14s
    • 15-18
  • Extra activities:
    • during school holidays
    • outings and residential trips
  • 1:1 support from a worker. 

 

Make a Referral

To make a referral please contact the service on 01902 877550 for a referral form, you can also self refer using our self referral form.

Referral form

Meet the team

Wendy Charlesworth

Wendy Charlesworth

Assessment officer

Wendy is the first face that many of the young carers meet as our assessment officer. She enjoys biking riding and camping.

Eve Ravenscroft

Eve Ravenscroft

Project worker

Eve enjoys camping, spending time with her family. She has worked with Wolverhampton young carers for many years as a project worker and enjoys the time she spends with them. She is nick-named " The Gentle Giant " by some of the group

Dish Kaur

Hayley Penrose

Administration Officer

What can we say, Hayley loves to spend time with her two adorable little girls, she works hard calling and answering the phones for the group sessions. Hayley is the computer "geek" I'm sure Nick will agree!

Angie Jones

Angie Jones

Children's Services Lead

Angie  is the Childrens Services lead who manages both Wolverhampton and Dudley Young Carers and Chill and Chat.
She likes to come along to groups and activities to meet as many young people as she can.
When she is not at work she enjoys playing tennis, reading and watching Marvel films.

Dish Kaur

Dish Kaur

Casual project worker

Dish look’s like one of the kids but has a voice louder than 30 of them. She is honest, friendly and will go above and beyond for you. Shoes, shoes, shoes is one of her hobbies and she has over 130 pairs......