Carers Link thanks Barr Construction for iphone donation

Milngavie charity Carers Link can now text, chat, and tweet to update young carers across East Dunbartonshire thanks to a donation of an i-phone 5c from Barr Construction.

Barr Construction are currently building the new Waitrose supermarket in Milngavie which is due to open soon.

Carers Link will now be able to can keep in touch with their young carers more easily through social media such as WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter.

More than 700 children and young people under 24 in East Dunbartonshire provide care and recently the charity has worked with carers as young as eight.

Carers Link has created services specifically for younger people such as one-to-one emotional, practical, and educational support.

Emma Azzopardi, young carers service coordinator, said: “We’re very grateful for this donation. It will now be so much easier to communicate with the young people we support.”