Young carers are children and young people, 25 years or under, who help to support a family member or friend who has a disability, mental illness, drug or alcohol dependency, chronic condition, terminal illness or who is frail.
Emotional support – The Young Carer Team are available to listen, offer support or chat. You can call them on 1800 242 636& (9am – 5pm, Monday – Friday) Information &
Referrals – Get linked in with practical supports that meet your needs e.g. other services, programs, tutoring and much more!
Counselling – Individual or group counselling is available face to face in your local area, over the phone or online.
An Interactive Young Carer Website – Check out our online community for young carers!
Young Carer Opportunities and Events – Contact our team or keep an eye on the ‘News’ tab of our website for any cool opportunities and events that might interest you!
Young Carer Awareness Workshops – Raising awareness of young carers in schools, universities and organisations.
Newsletters – Stay informed about our Young Carer Program and available supports by subscribing to our monthly YC e-News.
Other Carers NSW Programs – Enquire with the Young Carer Team about other supports currently available through Carers NSW.