PKAVS Carers Hub

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Updated: 15:01 Wednesday 12 August - information changing regularly at the moment so do check with the group direct.

PKAVS Carers Hub offers information, support and advice to Carers across Perth and Kinross. 

“A carer is anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend, neighbour, or family member who due to an illness, disability, mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support” 

New - March 2016 - Complementary Therapies for Unpaid Carers!

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Every carer’s story is unique and many do not see themselves as a carer, they feel they are fulfilling a role that anyone else would do in a similar situation i.e. being a parent, a sibling, a friend. You could be looking after someone with:

  • PKAVS supporting young carersA long term condition i.e. neurological disability, physical disability, Autism
  • An addiction i.e. drug and alcohol abuse
  • Dementia/Alzheimer’s
  • Mental Health problems i.e. anxiety, depression
  • A learning difficulty 

PKAVS Carers Hub is made up of 3 services:

  • Young Carers (8-15 years)
  • Young Adult Carers (16-25 years)
  • Adult Carers (25 years and above)

What can PKAVS Adult and Young Adult Carers Hub offer you?

  • Adult CarersInformation on support services and how to access them, including key contacts
  • Information and guidance on respite opportunities
  • Financial advice i.e. Carers Allowance, Self-Directed Support
  • Advice on guardianship/power of attorney
  • Information on Carers Rights
  • Signpost/refer to agencies that best support your needs
  • A calendar of events/training/support groups/residentials/day trips for Carers

What Can PKAVS Young Carers Hub offer?

  • Day trips and residentials
  • Group nights
  • School Support 
  • PKAVS supporting young carersOne-to-ones
  • Family Support
  • Information, advice and advocacy
  • Carers assessments

Our goal is to help carers to have a voice. We want to give you the tools to be able to better manage your caring role in an effective way and to plan for the future so that you can have a life outside of caring. If you feel that you may be a carer and require some support you can visit our website at to make a referral or call 01738 567076.

Contact details: PKAVS Carers Hub, The Gateway, North Methven Street, Perth, PH1 5PP. 01738 567076 –

Listen to Erman Maglalang talking about Carers:

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An interview with Sarah from PKAVS talking about young adult carers (age 16 to 25):

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And an interview with Billy Morrison, Young Carers Coordinator at PKAVS, about young carers (5 - 16):

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