Our work in Northern Ireland

About us

Carers Trust Northern Ireland is part of Carers Trust, a major charity for, with and about carers. We work to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems.

About carers in Northern Ireland

There are 213,980 carers in Northern Ireland, 11.8% of all residents, and it is estimated that there are around 30,000 young carers.

The value of care provided by carers in Northern Ireland is £4,389,900,000 a year.