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Are you a young person helping to look after a parent, brother, sister or grandparent?

Are you a young person helping to look after a parent, brother, sister or grandparent? The Carers Trust are really keen to hear about the pressures you face in your caring role. If you are aged under 25 years old, you can share your experiences and what support would help you in a short survey. […]

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Being Heard, Young Carers Voices

Caring Together are proud to be a member of Young Carers National Voice (YCNV) a national network of over 20 organisations all working to support young carers to have their voices heard. Ahead of Carers Rights Day, we worked with other members of Young Carers National Voice to highlight some of what has been achieved […]

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Helping teachers support young carers in applying for university

As part of our work to help young adult carers and young carers we are active in supporting ways to ensure they have the best possible opportunities to progress into different education, training or employment. We are very grateful that the new edition of the The Teacher’s Guide to University has included a piece by […]

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Congratulations to Sewell Park Academy for receiving Carer Friendly Tick Award

Sewell Park Academy in Norwich has once again been awarded Caring Together’s Carer Friendly Tick Award – Education, in recognition of their continued work to identify and support young carers. Harry Gowlett, head of Year 9 and young carer champion and Georgia Lemmon, raising achievement manager and joint young carer champion, said receiving the Carer […]

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Call for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough schools to help ensure all young carers are supported

We at Caring Together and Centre 33 have launched a challenge to make sure every young carer in Cambridgeshire has someone they can talk to in school and knows what support is available to help them. Many children and young people play a vital but demanding role in helping to look after a family member […]

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Thank you to St Ives Rotary Club

Huge thank you to St Ives Rotary Club, and the family of one of their members, for the kind donation of £575 towards the funding of our activities for young carers. The money was raised in memory of Rotarian Bob Chasse, who always had the needs of young carers close to his heart. Bob’s wife […]

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Young carers create! Taster playwriting workshop

Are you a young person looking after a family member? Do you love drama and storytelling? Norwich Theatre invites young carers living in and around Norwich to unleash their creativity at a taster playwriting workshop on at Norwich Theatre Stage Two on Thursday 11 August, 10.30am-12.30pm.  After the taster workshop, the full playwriting workshops will […]

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