Young Carers
Action Day 2021

Protect Young Carers’ Futures

Young Carers Action Day is an annual event organised by Carers Trust.

The theme this year is Protect Young Carers’ Futures. We’re excited to be supporting Young Carers Action Day 2021. Today we’ll be highlighting the incredible skills young carers & young adult carers develop through their caring roles. 

Celebrating Young Carers’ Skills

We have been talking to our young carers, helping them to reflect on the skills they have gained in their caring role. Here are some of the skills that our young carers have recognised in themselves:

Are You Aware?

“Are You Aware” – a poem, written by our Young Carers Service Manager, about what it can be like to be a young carer & a young adult carer.

Celebrating Young Carers’ Skills

We’ve been having great conversations with our young carers & young adult carers, helping them to celebrate the skills gained through their caring roles.

This is a quote from one of our amazing young carers: