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By Young Carers For Young Carers

This website was designed for your benefit, so you know that you're not alone. There are thousands of young carers all over the world in a position just like yours.

This website will help you to get in touch with other young carers and the way to make your life happier by providing information about clubs and festivals that you can attend.

Being a young carer can be tough, and trying to overcome depression, mental illness, and various other things is also very hard.

This website has been specially created for children everywhere to give support and help or just a break from being a hard working, young person, in a hard situation.

Millions of children everyday can go through what you're going through. You are not alone.

So go on, take a few minutes to view this website and see if it makes a difference to you're life and the thousands of other people, in desperate need of help and support.

What is a Young Carer?

Do you help or look after someone in your family? Is this because they are ill, disabled, or have problems with drugs or alcohol or their mental health? You might be doing the shopping for them, or the cooking, or housework. Perhaps you help them wash or dress? Or maybe you spend time cheering them up. Whatever it is you do, it means that you can call yourself a “Young Carer” and it also means that we may be able to help you.

How can we help you?

  • We can answer your questions and give you advice on anything you need to know.
  • We can give you useful information, which can help you and your family.
  • We can introduce you to other young people who are in similar situations to you.
  • We can speak out for you, making sure that your feelings and ideas are heard.
  • We run regular groups, where you can take part in exciting and new activities, have a break from home life, and have fun with friends.

 

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