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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:…

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…

Wandsworth Young Carers

A young carer is a child or young person, under the age of 18, whose life is restricted because of the need to care for someone who is frail or ill, has a disability or mental health condition or is affected by substance misuse.  Whilst the…

Young Adult Carers Project

The Young Adult Carers Project is for young people aged between 14 and 25 years who live or study in Wandsworth or where the person they are caring for lives in Wandsworth. Young Adult Carers are unpaid carers for a family member or friend with an illness or…

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…