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Do you want to find groups and support in the community that might help you improve your health and wellbeing? You can find lots of local support from charities to social groups in the Health Connections Mendip Directory.
In Somerset there is a Young Carers Project that exists to provide support, advice and respite breaks for children and young people aged 8 – 18 who have substantial caring responsibilities at home. This could be a parent, grandparent, brother, sister or other relative. Care may be needed for the relative because they have a • A disability• Poor physical health• Poor mental health• An addiction to alcohol or other substances. You need a referral to use this service and Somerset Direct is the first port of call.