Young carers

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young carers sing 'Shy to be human' at this year's Young Carers Festival
Following feedback from a panel of judges, a group of young carers joined together to sing the festival's theme song
04 July 2013
Digital team
Edward Timpson speaking
While the children's minister's message was first broadcast at this year's Young Carers Festival, his message is for all young carers across England
29 June 2013
Policy team
Hundreds of young carers standing and spelling Y C I F
Although tickets to this year's festival are gone, there are many ways to get involved and support young carers
28 June 2013
Digital team
young boy caring for his mother
Young carers have written stories, sung songs and created videos about their experiences - have a look
15 June 2013
Digital team
photographs of young people writing for our blog
Volunteers and young carers have written some terrific stories over the past two weeks, plus now you can read blog posts on your Kindle or other e-reader
15 June 2013
Digital team
two young carers working with an adult to create videos
A training session for young carers provides Rob with tips on creating videos and photos, and hints at the magnitude of issues young carers face
13 June 2013
Digital team
Sindi standing against a brick wall
Sindi shares her experience of growing up as a young carer and how, in the face of adversity, she is now embarking on an exciting career path
12 June 2013
Guest bloggers
Abby Irwin playing guitar
Abby, a Young Carers in Focus ambassador, reveals how caring for her ill mum inspired her to embark on a musical career and training
11 June 2013, 3 comments
Guest bloggers
girl giving medicine to her mother, and text about government support for carers
Find out how you can help improve the lives of carers and their families
10 June 2013
Digital team
young boy caring for his mother
As two bills work their way through parliament, we can significantly help young carers and their families
31 May 2013
Policy team