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Young Adults & Adults

Providing support to veterans, young adults and adults



Families First

Practical and emotional support for families in Worcestershire with a parent in prison or about to be sentenced. Launched by YSS at the end of 2020, Families First supports children and families from the point of arrest through to prison release, helping to reduce the emotional turmoil and anguish experienced by so many children and families across the county.


Author: Anna Wykurz

Worcestershire Young Carers/Shropshire Young Carers

Supporting Young and Young Adult Carers across Worcestershire since 2003



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Author: Becca Harris

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Volunteer to support vulnerable people



Making a difference to over 2000 people a year

Latest news


    The Open University’s (OU) Children’s Research Centre has partnered with charity, YSS to conduct a two-year study into the impact on children, young people and their families when a parent or carer is in prison. Read more

  • WYC Autumn newsletter

    We're delighted that our latest newsletter for our young carers, Carers Quarter, is now available! Read more

  • Trustees Week 2020

    This week, November 2-6th is Trustees Week, an opportunity to highlight and showcase the vital role that the UK's one million trustees play in charities. Read more

  • CJAG highlights impact of Covid-19 on prisoners

    The Worcester Diocesan Criminal Justice Affairs Group (CJAG) has been charting and discussing the impact of Covid-19 on the criminal justice system, this being their priority for this year, and the group is very concerned about how it is affecting people in prison, and their human rights. Read more