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UK Young Carers

Barnardos Young Carers

Provides details of UK support groups for young carers along with carer facts, downloads and real stories.

Children's Society: Young Carers

Provides information for young carers on how and where they can access help, as well as a newsletter.


The Children’s Society provides information, training and support to the statutory and voluntary sectors working with young carers; includes resources, details of programmes, a national list of services and contacts.

NHS Direct: Being a Young Carer

Offers advice, information, video clips and a free confidential information and advice line for young carers.

Telford and Wrekin Young Carers

Provides practical information, advice and assistance to young carers between the ages of 5 and 18. Includes online stories and a young carers help zone.

What's it like to be a Young Carer?

Guardian article about 17 year old Sarah Kigozi that cares for her mother and 16 year old autistic brother.

Young Carers – Crossroads Care NI

Crossroads young carers supports children and young people caring on a daily basis.

Young Carers Festival

An annual weekend dedicated to Young Carers from all over the country.

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