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Lack of support for young carers

Awareness of the UK’s 700,000 young carers in the UK has grown considerably in recent years. A report by the Children’s Commissioner highlighted the plight of the 130,000 carers who are not known to their local council, and an even greater number not getting the support they need. 

Last Month’s Young Carers Awareness Day (26th January) provided an opportunity to focus on the lack of support available for these remarkable young people,...

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