There are at least 759,000 carers aged 16 and over in Scotland and 29,000 young carers. The value of 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. .
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.