Young Carers

Sometimes it’s the young people who are the grown ups...
Around 175,000 young people in the UK care for their parents, brothers or sisters. If you look after someone in your family, you aren’t alone.


Who can help?

Sheffield Young Carers 
A local, independent charity for young people age 8-21 who are living in Sheffield and caring for someone at home.
Tel: 0114 258 4595 or Email:


this is a website and online support service for young people aged 18 and under in the UK, who help to look after someone in their family.

Carers Direct
Provides information and a confidential helpline.
Tel: 0300 123 1053


'I haven’t got time to go to school'
If you’re missing school then it’s time to get help. Talk to a grown up such as a teacher, youth worker or learning mentor.

'The average age of a young carer is 12'



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