Young Carers Awareness Day 2019 England

node/2101Being a young carer is a risk factor for the mental health of children and young people. That’s why Young Carers Awareness Day (31 January 2019) will focus on mental health. 

Carers Toolkit campaign

The Carers Toolkit campaign aims to get Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) to do more to identify carers, by using the Toolkit provided to them by NHS England in 2016.

Invisible and in distress: Prioritising the Mental Health of England's Young Carers

Our Invisible and in distress report found that while young carers frequently report that their caring role can cause distress and impact on their mental health, there are gaps in support and there are barriers that prevent them from accessing the support that they need.

Know your Rights: Support for Young Carers and Young Adult Carers in England

This guide explains how young carer and young adult carers in England have the right to information and to an assessment of the support they need from the council.

Speak up for older carers

From August 2016 to March 2017,  we campaigned in England to raise awareness of older carers' issues, influence health and social care policy and heighten public perception of older carers.

A guide to getting into work for young adult carers

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This is a guide for young adult carers in England who are looking for work for the first time, have been out of work for a while or are in work but looking for a new job.