Decision details

Future Support Arrangements for Young Carers

Decision status: For Consideration

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


The Cabinet agreed:


  1. That £120,000 of the £248,000 of the budget available is used to commission support for young carers who have more complex challenges through the Level 3 adolescent support services.
  2. That £53,000 of the £248,000 available is used as a grant scheme plus its administration cost, to be utilised to run locality-based support groups for all young carers to access.
  3. That £75,000 of the £248,000 available is used to develop a “community alliance” building capacity and infrastructure by increasing community resources, skills and knowledge to meet support needs locally where appropriate and maximise social value by assisting outside agencies and partners in securing additional funding and resources from other sources.
  4. That the Director of Children’s Services is authorised to take forward all necessary actions in order to support the delivery of the above recommendations.


Publication date: 14/05/2019

Date of decision: 13/05/2019

Decided at meeting: 13/05/2019 - Cabinet

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