Carers Trust Scotland is the largest provider of comprehensive carers support services in Scotland, reaching around 30,000 adult carers and 2,400 young carers from all groups and communities, through a unique network of independent carers centres and young carers services throughout Scotland.
We work with these centres to improve support, services and recognition for carers in communities across Scotland.
About carers in Scotland
There are at least 759,000 carers aged 16 and over in Scotland and 29,000 young carers. 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.