Carers Trust Scotland

Carers Trust Scotland (formerly The Princess Royal Trust for Carers) has been operating in Scotland since 1991. We are the largest provider of comprehensive carers support services in Scotland, reaching around 40,000 adult carers and more than 3,500 young carers from all groups and communities, through a unique network of independent carers centres and young carers services (Network Partners) throughout Scotland.

We work with these Network Partners to improve support, services and recognition for carers in communities across Scotland.

About carers in Scotland

There are at least 657,000 carers in Scotland and there are thousands more hidden carers who are not being supported by services. There are also an estimated 100,000 young carers in Scotland.

The value of care provided by carers in Scotland is £10,347,400,000 a year. Three out of five of us will become carers at some stage in our lives and 1 in 10 of us is already fulfilling some sort of caring role.

News

12/02/2015
The challenging lives of those living with dementia and their carers could be transformed if a...
28/01/2015
The charity Carers Trust launches a new website and online community for young carers today after...
22/01/2015
Research shows young adult carers are four times more likely to drop out of further education than...
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Contact

Call us on: 0300 123 2008

Email us at: scotland@carers.org

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