Can I take part in ACES?
- Your home postcode being in a Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD) decile 1-4 zone*
- You are a carer**
- You are care-experienced/a looked after child
- You are eligible for or in receipt of free school meals
To register for the project, please complete the online form. Once you have registered you will be invited to participate in ACES events and access our online resources.
More information about some of these criteria
*SIMD Decile 1-4
You can find your postcode category at http://simd.scot
Type your postcode into the ‘area finder’ box on the left, click ‘GO’, then hover over the yellow marker that appears on the map.
If the ‘current data zone’ box on the right of the screen states 'Decile 1', 'Decile 2', 'Decile 3' or 'Decile 4' then you are eligible to register with the project.
The University of Dundee defines a young carer as ‘anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support.