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Support for Young Carers


Please follow the links to the information below which you may find of interest to you.


Young Carers Unlimited

Activities for Young Carers and Siblings of Disabled Children, for the latest information about what’s on and what you can get involved in:

Suffolk Young Carers

Support for Young Carers and Young Adult Carers aged from 9 to 24 years old, who provide support for a family member who suffers from a long term illness. This could be a physical disability, mental ill health or substance misuse.  Suffolk Young Carers also supports brothers or sisters of children and young people who have a disability or long-term illness.

Suffolk Carers Matter

Suffolk Carers Matter provide information, advice, mental and emotional wellbeing support for unpaid carers across Suffolk. Their Advice Line is open 7 days a week Tel: 01284 333035 to give carers, families, friends, health professionals and community groups support.


For brothers and sisters of disabled children and adults

The Source

Information & Advice for Young People in Suffolk

Info Link

A directory of services published by Suffolk County Council

Young Minds

The voice for young people’s mental health and well-being

NHS Choices

Information about help for young carers

Bullying UK

For advice and support on dealing with bullying


Support for vulnerable young people

The Children’s Society


Rise Above

Website for young people launched by Public Health England


Siblings – Information for families

EACH (East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices)

Sibling days run during the school holidays and give brothers and sisters an opportunity to meet together and have fun. The days are open to bereaved siblings, and brothers and sisters of children and young people receiving our care.


A youth led charity (12-25) providing wide ranging support/services: youth work, sexual health, drug/alcohol, counselling, volunteering and fun activities.

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Carers Trust

Know Your Rights - A guide for young carers and young adult carers