Stockton young carers Making a Difference

A group of young carers from Stockton have won a regional award for their commitment and dedication.

Young Carers Aloud!! from Eastern Ravens Trust in Stockton won the ‘Making a Difference’ category at the Positive Social Behaviour Order Awards.

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The awards are hosted annually to recognise the positive contribution young people make in their communities.

Members of Young Carers Aloud!! all care for a member of their family who is affected by ill health.

Young carers receive award Credit: Stockton Counbcil

The aim of the group is to raise awareness of young carers and their issues across Stockton Borough so young carers are listened to and included in decision making about their families’ care and support.