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Making a difference to unpaid carers

We work to transform the lives of unpaid carers through our innovative programme work, influencing policy, undertaking research and providing specialist resources for professionals.

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Transforming lives through innovation

Working with our network and partner organisations, we develop innovative programmes that make a real difference to unpaid carers.


Young Carers Action Day

The fight and power of young carers. Young Carers Action Day 2024 is coming soon!

Our influencing work

Unpaid carers have told us they feel ignored by successive governments. And all too often, local carer organisations that support unpaid carers are operating in environments that are far too challenging operating environments.

That is why we are committed to speaking truth to power, engaging with key decision-makers and influencers across the UK to bring about the changes needed to transform the lives of unpaid carers.

Evidence-based research for carers

We are committed to championing the role of high-quality, evidence-based research, in shaping policy and practice for unpaid carers.

Our research


Supporting professionals

We offer specialist resources for anyone who works with unpaid carers.


Our impact

Our mission is to shape a better future for the lives of unpaid carers across the UK. Discover the real difference we’re making to unpaid carers and their families.

  • 1 million+unpaid carers are now registered with Carers Trust’s Network Partners
  • 126Network Partners across England, Scotland and Wales
  • £3.8 millionawarded in grants across the UK to support 16,849 unpaid carers

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See the real difference we make to carers’ lives