What is a Young Carer?

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A Young Carer is a child / young person under the age of 18, who helps to look after a family member or friend who has a long term illness, disability, or misuses drugs or alcohol.

 

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What is a Young Adult Carer?

A Young Adult Carer is a young person between the age of 15 – 25 years old, who helps to look after a family member or friend who has a long term illness, disability or misuses drugs or alcohol.

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