NEWCIS Young Carers (NYC)

Supporting all young carers in Flintshire

NEWCIS are delighted to announce that we will be providing support to Young Carers Service in Flintshire. NEWCIS now offer a seamless and ageless service for unpaid carers in Flintshire.

Are you a young carer?

A young carer is someone who looks after another person. Caring for someone might involve things you do every day like cooking and cleaning or you might have to do much more if your loved one can’t do some things themselves. A young carer might look after someone because they’re unwell, have a disability, a mental health issue or struggle with substance misuse.

What might a young carer do?

NYC Annual Questionnaire

Have you accessed our service within the past 12 months? If so, please help us shape the future of our service by providing us with your feedback – what you think we did well, how we helped you or what we could have done better.

Young Carers ID Card

On the 16th March 2021 we officially launched our Young Carers ID Card in partnership with WCD Young Carers and Action For Children. Our ID Card will be recognised across North Wales.

The YCID, or Young Carers ID card, is a simple card to help professionals including doctors, teachers and pharmacists to recognise you are a Young Carer which will help them give you the appropriate support you need and deserve.

There will be a suite of options for the ID Card available. This includes a card, a wristband and an app (coming soon)!

We'll be organising lots of exciting activities and events - so you can meet new people, make friends and have fun!

How can NEWCIS help you?

Meet the team

“Hi, I’m Amy! I am lucky enough to say that I have been working with young carers since 2018, and have been able to share my love of craft, cake and outings with children and young people! Outside of work, life is spent exploring new places, and visiting family and friends.”

“Hi, I’m Katie! I’m here to make sure you’re getting on okay with your caring role, so please give me a shout if you need some help or want to chat! Outside of work, I like eating ALL of the chocolate and going on muddy dog walks.”

“Hi I’m Alice! I am here to support and help our Young Carers Team and you in your caring role.  When not in work I enjoy walking, running and Pilates.”

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Events and groups

Virtual First Aid Training
Virtual First Aid Training

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Virtual Mad Hatters Tea Party
Virtual Mad Hatters Tea Party

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Virtual Xplore! Science Materials Magic
Virtual Xplore! Science Materials Magic

What? We'll be discovering the wonders of different materials, and

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NYC Forest School
NYC Forest School

What? We're very excited to be planning some outdoor sessions

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Virtual Art Therapy
Virtual Art Therapy

What? Express yourself! Using art materials, we'll be exploring our

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Virtual NYC Bingo Night
Virtual NYC Bingo Night

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