Our vision at Carers Trust is that unpaid carers are heard, valued and have access to the support, advice and resources they need to live a fulfilling life alongside caring.
Watch this video where two unpaid carers from the panel, Lavinia and Victor, describe their role in putting the survey together, as well as their reaction to some of the results.
Read a blog by Carers Trust’s Director of Policy & Public Affairs, Dominic Carter, on our Adult Carer Survey and how unpaid carers are not getting the support they need as well as highlighting the available solutions that would make a difference.
The Young Carers Alliance is a growing network of over 100 organisations and 200 individuals committed to changing this and improving the support available for young carers, young adult carers and their families.
We provide a wealth of information online to help unpaid carers access the support they need.
Locally, our network of partners support carers throughout the UK, giving them access to help, advice and breaks from caring.
Teni - our young adult carer intern in the Communications Team - shares her thoughts on how young carers can juggle schoolwork alongside their caring role.21st September 2023
Carers Trust's survey shows how unpaid carers are not getting the support they need but there are solutions that would make a difference.Press releases 21st September 2023
Almost half the UK’s estimated 7 million unpaid family carers aren’t getting the support they need to get by, while 41% say the hours they spend caring have soared over the past year, a survey by national charity Carers Trust has found.
A donation to Carers Trust allows us to reach more of the UK’s hidden carers and provide the support they need to care for the people they love.