Our work in Scotland
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 690,000 carers in Scotland this includes 29,000 young carers under the age of 18. The value of unpaid 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.
Looking for education resources?
Check out our new Digital Education Hub for all staff in Scotland working with young carers in schools.
Young Carers Action Day 2021
Young Carers Action Day 2021 will be taking place on 16 March.
Meet the Team
Louise Morgan - Director for Scotland & Northern Ireland
Paul Traynor - Policy and External Affairs Manager (Scotland)
Scott Lafferty - Development Manager for Scotland
Eilidh Muir - Fundraising Manager Scotland
Karen Maloney - Office Manager (Scotland)
Hannah Martin - Research and Engagement Worker (Scotland)
Kelly Munro - Education Officer (Primary & Secondary) (Scotland)
Lorna Gibson - Young Carers Network Co-ordinator (Scotland)
Karen Martin - Mental Health Development Coordinator (Scotland)
Nicola Bell - Youth Engagement Officer (Scotland)