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‘Back to Study’ Resource Packs for Young Carers

Please note, this opportunity has now ended. The Carers NSW Young Carer team is currently offering young carers in New ...Read More

A Young Carer’s Experience of COVID-19

Kelsie shares her experience of COVID-19 as a young carer during her HSC year.

How did you feel when you COVID-19 first broke out? My initial reaction to COVID-19 was that it would all fade soon...Read More

COVID-19 and Carers

Carers NSW has been closely following the development of the COVID-19 pandemic and the impacts on carers living in NSW.

The following publications highlight key issues for carers and make recommendations for improving carer support during t...Read More

Carer Gateway

New support services for carers

The Australian Government is investing $550 million in support services for carers across the country through Carer ...Read More

Do you want to get involved and be a voice for young carers?

If you are passionate about your role as a young carer and if you want to help raise awareness and support other young carers in the community, we want YOU to become a Young Carer Leader!

Over the years we have had the privilege of working alongside a number of Young Carer Leaders from across New South Wale...Read More

Do you get enough sleep?

We know that sleep is an important part of our health and wellbeing, but we also know that being a young carer can mean many late nights, early starts and broken nights of sleep.

Try seeking small improvements on how much sleep you’re able to get in a day, maybe by seeking out more support around...Read More

Updated NDIS Information

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is the new national system for disability support. This page is designed to help people who care for a family member or friend with disability to better understand the NDIS.

Correct as at September 2018 About the NDIS The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new, national a...Read More

Easy Read flyer

If you would like a hard copy or a PDF copy of this flyer, please contact the YC team by calling 1800 242 636 or email [email protected]

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What are your goals for the next 12 months?

In December 2017, we sat down with our Young Carer Leaders to chat about their goals for the coming 12 months.

Have you set any goals for yourself this year? Setting achievable goals may assist you in finding a balance in your c...Read More

Congratulations to our Young Carers Count Competition winners!

We had some fabulous entries come through for our Young Carers Count Competition this year, launched during National Car...Read More

Update: Watch This Space

We are very excited to report that Watch This Space is in full swing!  To date, the Young Carer Team have presented to ...Read More

Young Carer Leadership Program 2017!

In April this year we had 20 young carers from across NSW attend the Carers NSW 3 day Young Carer Leadership Program. Th...Read More

NDIS Information

What exactly is the NDIS? The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new system of disability support that ...Read More

#YCProject Behind the Scenes

Check out the behind the scenes footage of the #YCProject short film recording weekend!  https://www.youtube.com/...Read More

#YCProject Short Film

#YCProject is a leadership project with a difference for young carers! The #YCProject is a response to feedback from p...Read More

Young Endeavour Adventure!

Each year, Rothschild Australia sponsors one young carer to take part in an amazing adventure on the tall ship Young End...Read More

Young carers on SBS Insight!

On 14 May 2013, SBS Insight featured an episode on young carers! We just want to take this opportunity to thank the wond...Read More

Meet your ANYCAT Representative Mary!

ANYCAT is the Australian National Young Carer Action Team, made up of young carer representatives from Carers Associatio...Read More

Be a Young Carer Champion!

The ‘Who Cares? We do!’ Campaign encourages teachers, service providers, family members, counsellors and young carer...Read More