What We Do

The Carers NSW Young Carer Program was developed to make a positive difference to the lives of young carers and their families. If you are a young carer, this is a free service that can support you! The Young Carer Program supports and connects young carers through:

  • Emotional support – The Young Carer Team are available to listen, offer support or chat. You can call us on (02) 9280 4744 (9am – 5pm, Monday – Friday)
  • Information & Referrals Get linked in with practical supports that meet your needs e.g. other services, programs, tutoring and much more!
  • Counselling Individual or group counselling is available face to face in your local area, over the phone or online.
  • An Interactive Young Carer Website – Check out our online community for young carers!
  • Young Carer Opportunities and Events – Contact our team or keep an eye on the ‘News’ tab of our website for any cool opportunities and events that might interest you!
  • Young Carer Awareness Workshops – Raising awareness of young carers in schools, universities and organisations.
  • Newsletters – Stay informed about our Young Carer Program and available supports by subscribing to our monthly YC e-News.
  • Other Carers NSW Programs – Enquire with the Young Carer Team about other supports currently available through Carers NSW.