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February 2023 Newsletter - Young Carers

In this update

  • One Devon Z Cards
  • Census
  • Feedback on carer web pages
  • Young Carers Action Day
  • Useful links

Welcome to our latest newsletter, which we hope you find useful and informative. If there's a colleague or another provider in your network that you think would like to receive the newsletter, please feel free to forward it onto them.

Please let us know if you have anything you would like us to share or publicise in a future issue.


One Devon Z Cards

The attached One Devon Z-Card file contains a collection of links and useful resources that you might find useful. 

One Devon Z-Card (PDF) [238KB]



Despite the fact that this graph shows a decrease in the number of local carers compared to the previous Census in 2011, there has been an increase in demand for young carers' services in the area. Identification of young carers will be helped by the School Census 2023, which now includes indicators relating to identification of young carers. Please note that the Census data does not yet breakdown the data on carers by age.


Feedback on carer web pages

We would be very grateful if you could please review these webpages and provide feedback to

We're trying to learn more about what people like and don't like and how we can improve the information that we provide to our carers and their families.


Young Carers Action Day

This year, Young Carers Action Day is on 15 March 2023 and the theme is "Make Time for Young Carers".

Find out more by visiting the Carers Trust website.

Carers Trust Logo


Share your stories with us

Do you have any good news stories or information that you would like to share with the wider Young Carers Network in Plymouth?

Please email with your suggestions.

We'd love to share all the amazing things you are doing!


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