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Carers UK

Carers UK provides information, advice and support for carers. Carers UK is a charity set up to help the millions of people who look after an older, disabled or seriously ill family member or friend.  Carers UK offers…

The Children’s Society – Young Carers

The Childrens Society is a UK based organisation that assists street children, disabled children, young  refugees, and children in trouble with the law. This section of the website is for young carers. The website contains information on topics including:…

Coram

Coram is committed to improving the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children and young people. Coram support children and young people from birth to independence, creating a change that lasts a lifetime. Established by Thomas Coram as The Foundling Hospital in 1739, Coram is…

Coram Voice

Coram Voice exists to enable children and young people to actively participate in shaping their own lives and to hold to account the services that are responsible for their care. They serve children and young people who are vulnerable to harm or exclusion from society, and…

Coram Voice Advocacy

Coram Voice enables and equips children and young people to hold to account the services that are responsible for their care. Coram Voice uphold the rights of children and young people to actively participate in shaping their own lives. Coram Voice advocates offer direct support…

Matter

Matter is an online space created by the Carers Trust as an information and advice resource for young adult carers aged 16 - 25. Young adult carers can use this resource to get advice on: Their rights as a carer benefits and finances working…

NHS Choices - Being a young carer

NHS Choices contains information from the National Health Service on conditions, treatments, local services and healthy living. This section is written for and about young people who are caring. This section helps young people find out if they are…

Young Carers E-Learning for Practitioners

The Department for Health and the Department for Education, alongside the National Young Carers Coalition (who, together, form The Children's Society), have created an e-learning module for practitioners around young carers. The module will help practitioners: to identify young carers; to support young carers; and by checking…

Young People as Carers

A young carer is someone up to the age of 18 who cares for a family member or friend with an illness, disability, mental health condition or addiction without being paid. A young adult carer is an unpaid carer who is aged up to 25 years…