Young Carers

What support is available to Young Carers?

Local Support

The Plymouth Online Directory provides useful information and links to help Young Carers provide support to their friends, family and relatives at: Plymouth Young Carers Support Hub.

National Support

  • Sibs – This is a UK charity that offers support for brothers and sisters of disabled children and adults. You can also follow them on their Sibs – Facebook page.
  • YoungSibs – This an online support and information service for children and young people aged 7-17 years old who have a brother or sister who is disabled, has special educational needs or a serious long-term condition. There is also a moderated chat area called YoungSibs Chat Forum where siblings can connect with and message other siblings around the UK.