Young Carers

Being a Young Carer: Your Rights

Please visit the NHS website for more information about your rights as a young carer.


Childline - Young Carers

Looking after a member of your family who can’t care for themselves can be difficult. Even if you’re only doing it some of the time. But you don’t have to face it alone. Find advice about making things easier and ways to help you cope.

Telephone: 0800 1111


Young Minds

As a young carer you can find helping someone very rewarding, but you also have the right to be looked after.

Parents Helpline: 0808 802 5544


Carers Matter Norfolk

The Young Carers Health Champion programme was established in 2015 to support improved health literacy, promote health and wellbeing and develop the capacity of young carers to participate in planning and development of young carer friendly services. It aims to support service change through young carer voices.

Telephone: 0800 083 1148