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Connect with other young caregivers in an online support group and share your caregiving experience, challenges and solutions.
Date and time
Wed Oct 04 2023
<div>Connect with other young caregivers in an online support group and share your caregiving experience, challenges and solutions.</div><div style="margin-top: 20px"><div style="margin: 20px 10px;font-size: 15px;line-height: 22px;font-weight: 400;text-align: left;"><p>Young caregivers or carers are children, youth and young adults (under age 24) who provide care for a sibling, parent or grandparent. They are often a hidden and at-risk-group of caregivers, helping a family member with a chronic illness, disability (physical or intellectual), mental health, addiction, or socioeconomic factor (single parent family, language barrier, etc.). </p><p>Please join this Young Caregiver Online Support Group created by the Ontario Caregiver Organization (OCO) to offset any support groups you may not be able to visit in your community during this time. Discussion will be driven by young caregivers to discuss issues of highest importance to young caregivers caregivers with facilitation by an OCO staff person every other Wednesday from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. EST</p><p>Note: this group is only for caregivers who are seeking support. To ensure a safe and supportive space, students, trainees, researchers, or individuals looking to learn about caregiving will<strong> not be admitted </strong>to groups, but are welcome to explore our resources and information at <a href="https://ontariocaregiver.ca/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer">ontariocaregiver.ca</a> or <a href="http://youngcaregiversconnect.ca/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer">youngcaregiversconnect.ca</a>. </p><p>Once registered, you will receive more information on how to log in from our OCO team. </p><p>****Participants in this group must be between the ages of 15 to 25.</p></div></div>
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