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Young Carers Research Group - Loughborough University

YCRG - Links

Carers UK

National Children's Bureau:

The Children's Society Young Carers Include Programme:


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Images from The Children's Society, click on an image for a larger photo. (Taken by Max Alexander, supplied by the Children's Society).

National Youth Advocacy Service -

Centre for Research in Social Policy - Loughborough University

Carers Trust:
Advice for professionals who work with young carers and their families is available here: https://professionals.carers.org

"There is advice, info and fun for all young carers at YC Net which can be found at http://www.youngcarers.net . The site has easy-to-understand info on illnesses and disabilitiesand always answers emails within 24 hours"

Disabled Parents Network: a national organisation of and for disabled people who are parents or hope to become parents and their families, friends and supporters. The website includes information about young carers, including information about parnership work between the DPN, the Carers Trust and The Children's Society.

"I’m Not Alone: A Teen’s Guide to Living with a Parent Who Has a Mental Illness", focuses on living with a parent who has schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or major depression.

"Finding My Way: A Teen’s Guide to Living with a Parent Who Has Experienced Trauma", supports teens whose parent has experienced some form of trauma - from military combat to school shootings to domestic violence to terrorism to natural disasters.

" My Story: Blogs by Four Military Teens", a series of blogs by four military teens that describes their experiences/emotions before, during, and after parental deployment.

British Red Cross.