Young Carers

If you are a Young Carer yourself or if you have a Young Carer at home then please let us know. We want to play our part fully in supporting you. All you need to do is print the Registration Form, which you can open by clicking in the Documents section in the left-hand column of this page.

childrens society

Please click on the logo to the left to access the page of the Children's Society website dedicated to the Young Carers In Focus initiative.

Please also click here to find out how you can get involved.

carers trust Please click on the logo to the left to access the Carer's Trust website.


Our Vision

A society where children and young people reach their full potential and achieve a positive transition to adulthood, regardless of family circumstances.

Our Mission

To support Young Carers in reaching their potential by enabling them, and their families, to access support that will help them to:

  • Build self-esteem
  • Build resilience
  • Help to achieve
  • Help with transition

Our Values

  • Respect
  • Empathy
  • Aspiration

Our Goals

To ensure Young Carers are recognised, supported and have high aspirations, and to provide Young Carers with a voice and an influence.

How will we achieve these goals?

  • Recognition and support
  • Awareness raising and training
  • Promoting a whole-family approach, taking a child-focused approach

Overriding Philosophy

Our overriding philosophy is to take a whole-family approach, keep the Young Carer in focus, and to support the "young" in "Young Carer".

How to get

If you have any questions or queries regarding our Young Carers initiative,
please email us.