Updates & News


Scroll through our recent news and blogs below for more information on what Team MYTIME has been up to in the community:

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Level Up Programme Demonstrates Success

Exciting News from MYTIME Young Carers: Our School Support Programme is Thriving in Bournemouth, Christchurch, and Poole!

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6 Ways to Help Young Carers Study & Avoid Burnout

With the exam season starting soon, we've shared this supportive guide to help motivate and support young carers with revision and helping them in managing their mental health.


    We're Hiring: MYTIME Level Up Programme Co-ordinator

    MYTIME Young Carers is seeking a new Level Up Programme Co-ordinator for its rapidly-expanding team. If you think you've got what it takes to give every young carer the opportunities they deserve, then come and have a chat with us!

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    Young Carers and the School Census

    From January 2023, for the first time ever, schools are going to be asked to record who their young carers are as part of the Spring census, which will provide a more accurate profile of the number of young carers in schools.

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    Facing your Fears: Raise Money & Squash what Scares You!

    Team MYTIME have shown their support for young carers across Dorset by boldly embarking on their own fearful journeys to conquer what scares them, by jumping out of an aeroplane and running the London marathon! What scares you? And could you turn it into an opportunity to face your fears and raise money for MYTIME Young Carers? 

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    Activity days for young carers in Dorset

    With an estimated 700,000 young carers in the UK, a huge number of children and teenagers are relied upon to help care for family members.  


    Dorset young carers charity fundraises for virtual Christmas party

    A charity supporting young carers is planning an online Christmas party for more than 1,000 youngsters in Dorset.

    MYTIME supports children as young as five who help family members with cooking, housework and personal care.



    During August, a selection of young carers who work with AFC Bournemouth’s charity partner MYTIME, donned their chef hats in a bid to create a cook book. 

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    Local Restaurant Chain, Chicken & Blues, Goes Above and Beyond for MYTIME Young Carers

    MYTIME charity partner Chicken & Blues and are doing incredible work in the community. They have pledged to support and raise enough money to allow at least 45 young carers to come together as a community and enjoy a fun and enriching activity day out through MYTIME’s Making Memories Programme.