If you care for someone, you are not alone

A young carer is anyone aged 7-18 who cares, unpaid, for a family member or friend. Take our quick quiz to find out how we can help!

Do you look after someone who needs you to help them? For example they could need you to help them get in and out of bed, get washed or dressed, give them their medication or go to the shop for them.

Do you help to look after your sister or brother?

Do you spend a lot of your time cleaning, washing clothes and other stuff your friends or other people your age don’t do as much of?

Do you have to cook dinner and make food for the family some of, or all of the time?

Is your mum or your dad not very well, or in a wheelchair and they need your help around the house or with shopping and other things that need doing?

Does your mum or dad struggle with stuff? Do they have a mental health problem like depression or stress?

Do you help your mum or you dad stay ok when they are struggling with stuff like their depression, or when they have drunk too much?

Do you often feel stressed, upset or worried about someone you look after?

Do you often feel stressed, upset or worried about looking after someone and how it makes you feel sometimes?

Do you miss a lot of school because of looking after someone else?

Do you find it hard to do your homework because you are too busy with other stuff around the house?

Do you wish you could spend more time with your friends?

Your Result


It sounds like you could do with our support, please contact us

Sounds like you're coping well but we're here if you need us