We work tirelessly to raise awareness of unpaid carers in the UK.
We give carers a voice and highlight their issues to the public. We also campaign and work with politicians and decision makers to create real change for unpaid carers throughout the UK. Campaigning is an important and powerful way of influencing change for unpaid carers. Here are our current campaigns.
Findings from our social care survey evidence deep-rooted failure by successive governments to meet the basic support needs of millions unpaid carers.
Making Carers Count is a multi-partner programme aiming to identify and support carers who are under-represented amongst the community groups we currently reach and who have been disproportionately affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
'The theme for Young Carers Action Day 2022 is tackling isolation among young carers. Find out more, including how you can get involved, and download our online resources.
Carers Trust will provide secretariat support to the new APPG for Young Carers and Young Adult Carers. Find out more
Alongside our work in England, we have specialist teams in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland working to improve support and services for unpaid carers.
My name is Nicki. I am 48 years old and care for my 21 year old son who has a rare disease, Argininosuccinic Aciduria (ASA). Due to this he has been registered disabled since he was 3 years old.
My name is Ayisha, I’m 16 and I care for my younger brother Shayaan who is 9 years old and has severe autism.
Nasr, aged 71, lives in Yorkshire and for seven years he has been the sole carer for his wife who has dementia.
As a charity, we rely on your donations to help make life better for unpaid carers. Your support helps us to influence policy, raise awareness and create real change.