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CAITHNESS KLICS (2)

EDM (Early Day Motion) 459: tabled on 14 September 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 13 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House congratulates Caithness KLICS on its recent funding award of £126,661 through the Big Lottery Fund Scotland; recognises that KLICS provides support and encouragement to young people to help them develop their confidence and understand their potential, and aims to maximise opportunities for them; notes that the funding will help to develop and continue the fantastic work of Caithness KLICS which supports young carers aged five to 18 by offering one-to-one counselling and respite breaks, and providing support and advice in school as well as access to information services; further recognises that the group focusses on helping young carers to overcome barriers they face every day due to their caring responsibilities; commends all the staff at Caithness KLICS for their dedication and efforts in delivering this project to local young carers through training and drop-in sessions, activity programmes and workshops which will benefit up to 50 young carers in the Thurso and Wick areas; and wishes them every success in their work.