There are 2 levels of Young Carer Support in Hertfordshire.
Carers in Hertfordshire supports when the caring role is low and the young carer is not negatively impacted.
The Families First Young Carers Team supports when the caring role is inappropriate or excessive for their age or when the caring duties are having a negative impact on the young carer.
There is a checklist here to help you decide which level of support you need :
To refer to Carers in Hertfordshire Young Carers Team download a referral form here :
The form can be emailed password protected to firstname.lastname@example.org or posted to Carers in Herts, 119 Fore Street, Hertford. SG14 1AX
To refer to the Families First Team a Service Request Form should be completed.
There is more information about young carers on the Practitioners Area of the Families First Portal under Training and Learning / Practice Guidance and Tools