Challenging year prompts an inspirational act of kindness for young carer, Chloe

The past year has been very challenging for so many, especially the young people who access Spurgeons Young Carers services across Birmingham and Wolverhampton. For these young people, attending Spurgeons’ young carers groups provides respite from the adult responsibilities of…

Young carer Mya ‘graduates’ from Spurgeons with distinction

Spurgeons’ Birmingham Young Carers group received national recognition as a finalist at this year’s Children & Young People Awards, in London. Spurgeons works with nearly 600 young carers across the West Midlands. These are young people with a maturity beyond…

How an award-winning project gave city’s young carers a break… till the money ran out

Timing, they say, is everything but it didn’t quite work out recently for Spurgeons’ Birmingham Young Carers group. Just before it was made a double finalist in the 2019 Children & Young People Now Awards, for an initiative targeted at…