Young Carer Numbers, Services and Spend

1) How many young carers under the age of 18 are identified in your area?
2008/09This information has been disposed of in accordance with its Retention Period, therefore we do not hold this information.
2009/10From 1st April 2009 to March 2011, This information is no longer held.  It has been disposed of in accordance with its Retention Period.
2010/11

 

2011/12

1,606 young carers known to the young carers service in Devon *

*Figures available for 2011/12 only represent half the year as the contract at the time only went live on 1st October 2011. 

2012/132,159 young carers known to the young carers service in Devon.
2013/142,836 young carers known to the young carers service
2014/153,527 young carers known to the young carers service.
2015/163,160 young carers known to the young carers service in Devon.
2016/173,108 young carers known to the young carers service in Devon.
2017/183,131 young carers known to the young carers service in Devon.
This year to date.As at September 2018, 3115 young carers were identified in Devon.
2) Does your area run a dedicated service for Young Carers (under the age of 18)?
Devon County Council externally commission and have awarded a contract for the delivery and provision of a Young Carers Service to operate within the geographical areas covered by Devon County Council.
3) Details of how much was spent on support for young carers in ‘
2008/09It is not possible to provide data for this period. Retention periods have lapsed.  Information is, therefore, not held.
2009/10From 1st April 2009 to March 2011, Devon County Council commissioned a Young Carers Service to the value of £257,566 per annum.
2010/11
2011/12

 

 

From 2011 to April 2018 Devon County Council (DCC) commissioned Young Carers Services to the value of £250,000 per annum.

2012/13
2013/14
2014/15
2015/16
2016/17
2017/18
This year to date.DCC commissions a Young Carers Service currently to the value of £225,000 per annum.