Carer Gateway provides a range of free services and support for carers.
Content tagged with 'Young carers (under 25)'
We know that many young carers find themselves caring for someone and looking after a household before they have all the life skills they need.
'I don’t feel as though I’m being burdened. I love my mum all the same.'
As a carer, you’ll often put the needs of the person you care for before your own needs. It’s OK to look after yourself too.
As a carer, you have legal rights about your role and how you should be treated. You may also need to manage the legal affairs of the person you care for.
Many people don’t see themselves as carers. They are just children, parents, partners, relatives or friends who care for someone close to them.