Carers Trust Scotland is the largest provider of comprehensive carers support services in Scotland.

We reach 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. 

Contact us

You can reach us by calling 0300 123 2008 or email us at Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Meet the team

Meg Wright

Interim Director for Scotland
Karen Martin

Karen Martin

Mental Health Development Coordinator
Louise Morgan

Louise Morgan

Young Carers Development Manager
Heather Noller

Heather Noller

Policy and Parliamentary Officer
Paul Traynor

Paul Traynor

Young Adult Carer Policy and Campaigns Officer
Siobhan Malone

Siobhan Malone

Scottish Young Carers Administrative Officer

Karen Maloney

Administrative Officer

Maggie Farrell

Training & Policy Officer

Lorna Gibson

Scottish Young Carers Festival Coordinator (Maternity Cover)

Jacqui Stevenson

Development Manager