Young Carers Awareness Day is happening on 31 January 2019!

Young boy and older woman

Each year Carers Trust organises Young Carers Awareness Day. 

The purpose of the day is raise public awareness of the challenges faced by young people because of their caring role, and to campaign for greater support for young carers and their needs.

This year’s Young Carers Awareness Day will take place on Thursday 31 January 2019.

Our Young Carers Awareness Day 2019 theme

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

Find out what is happening for Young Carers Awareness Day where you are

Further information

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