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Carers NSW and other organisations have a range of useful resources to provide you with some helpful info! To order the following resources, call us on 1800 242 636 or email [email protected] We are happy to post you some! To view resources for parents and professionals, please click here.

Carers NSW Resources

Young Carer Program Brochure – A program brochure that provides information about who young carers are, the support available to them and the contact details for Carers NSW.

Young Carer Program Posters – Eye-catching A3 size posters with information about the Carers NSW Young Carer Program, who young carers are and the contact details for Carers NSW. Available in two colours.

Young Carer Program Sign Up Cards – A quick and easy way to sign up to the Young Carer Program. Sign up cards include an informative tear off tab to keep in your wallet. Available in two colours.

Young Carer Program Stickers – Double sided young carer stickers explaining who young carers are and how to contact the program. Available in two colours.

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Other resources:

Who Cares We Do – A youth friendly booklet that has lots of information for young carers about dealing with feelings, relationships, school, emergencies and more! Click here to read.

Young Carer Kits – Young carer kits are full of informative booklets and fun resources. Young carer kits contain a young carer ruler, a rubber, a pen, a light up keying, a fridge magnet, ‘Supporting Families Supporting Young Carers’ booklet, ‘Who Cares We Do’ booklet, the most recent edition of YC News, a Young Carer Program brochure and sticker. Kits are posted directly to members of the Young Carer Program only. Click here to sign up today to receive your own young carer kit.

Caring for someone with cancer – You have just been told that one of the most important people in your life has cancer. ‘Now What…?’ CanTeen has developed a range of books that that have been specifically written for young people who are dealing with a family member’s cancer diagnosis. They are easy to read and full of helpful information and advice that other young people in similar situations have found useful. Click here to read online or order a copy.

Caring for someone with MS – MS Australia have developed a booklet called ‘Has your mum or dad got MS?’ It has been designed for young people and will help you to learn a bit more about Multiple Sclerosis. It contains easy to understand information about facts and feelings as well as some fun activities. Suitable for primary school aged children and younger. Click here to read online or order a copy.  

Caring for a sibling with a disability – If you have a sibling with a disability, remember that you are not alone. Other siblings share many of the same feelings and experiences that you do. Check out the following factsheets for more info:

                – Tips for young Sibs; Siblings Australia Inc.  

                – Factsheet for siblings of young people with mental health issues; Siblings Australia Inc

You can also check out the links below to read frequently asked questions from your age group, answered by the young carer team. If you have a question to ask us, click here!