It’s official! The next Young Carers Awareness Day will be held on Thursday, 25 January 2018.

Watch this space, as over the coming weeks we’ll be posting the latest information and letting you know how you can get involved.

If you’re planning to take part, why not tweet and let us know @CarersTrust using the hashtag #youngcarersawarenessday.

Take part in our Young Carers Awareness Day 2018 surveys

We are carrying out two surveys in the run up to January. If you’re a Carers Trust Network Partner running young carer services for children under the age of eight, please get in touch with us and we’ll send you a link to the surveys.

Download our FREE materials to use in your own Young Carers Awareness Day 2018 events and activities

Materials to use in schools to help raise awareness of young carers

PDF iconActivities be an agony aunt (PDF 168KB)

PDF iconActivities the young carer quiz (PDF 175KB)

PDF icon Activities young carer case studies (PDF 172KB)

PDF icon Poster raising awareness of young carers ideas for activities and lessons (PDF 739KB)

PDF icon Poster young carers who are they (PDF 776KB)

Posters to put up in schools, workplaces, community and healthcare settings, and wherever you want to promote Young Carers Awareness Day 2018

PDF icon Poster how to get involved with Young Carers Awareness Day 2018 (PDF 189KB)

PDF icon Poster to promote Young Carers Awareness Day 2018 with female young carer (PDF 3,585KB)

PDF icon Poster to promote Young Carers Awareness Day 2018 with male young carer (PDF 1,337KB)

PDF icon Poster what you can do to mark Young Carers Awareness Day 2018 (PDF 164KB)

Poster to promote Young Carers Awareness Day 2018 with female carer

         Poster to promote Young Carers Awareness Day 2018 with male carer