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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 Easy Read Flyer – A simplified factsheet explaining the Carers NSW Young Carer Program. Click here to download this flyer.

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. Simply complete the sign up card, place it in an envelope (no stamp required) and send it to YC Team, Carers NSW, Reply Paid 88594, North Sydney NSW 2059.

Young Carer Program Stickers – Containing important contact information for the YC Team. Stick it to your text book, mobile phone, diary or fridge and keep in touch with us!

Young Carer Calling Cards – Handy, wallet-sized cards that contain the contact details for the Young Carer Team at Carers NSW.

Young Carer Kits – Young Carer Kits are full of informative booklets and fun resources. If you are a young carer and would like to receive a Young Carer Kit, click here to sign up to the Young Carer Program. Your kit will be mailed to you upon registration.

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.

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.  


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!