Find out what information, support, advice and signposting is available to help young people who are under 18 and care for another person.
Young carers are children and young people under 18 years old, who look after a member of the family who is sick, disabled, has mental health problems, or has a drugs or alcohol problem.
The young carer may be may the sole carer or be supporting another family member in care tasks. At the same time the impact of these caring responsibilities may cause difficulties at home, in school or college, or elsewhere.
When a young carer is referred to us we will contact them and arrange to meet with them to discuss their needs and develop a support plan. We aim to:
If you would like to refer a young person to our service, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org