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Young Carers

An Interview with Helen Rutter: Making young carer Archie the hero of her story

As a charity running services supporting young carers nationwide, we’re always interested when art or culture reflects the experiences of…

Joshua’s story: Joining a young carers support group changed my life 

There are many challenges young carers face, one of the biggest being that they often go unseen, as the adults…

Co-production: ways we involve our service users in the work that we do

At Family Action, we are committed to embedding co-production within the work we do to support families. Co-production aims to…

Ben’s story: The impact of being a young carer

For many of us, childhood is a carefree time where we feel supported by our parents and able to dedicate…

Family Action Young Carers Services

Caring for a parent or loved one can be tough, especially when you’re a child. Too often these amazing young…

Young Carer Maggie – looking after her family during COVID-19

Maggie Brooks an extraordinary individual with an astonishing story to tell, at only 12 years old. Read on to find…

Sam’s story: my experience as a Young Carer

Caring for a parent or loved one can be tough, especially when you’re a child or a young person. Too…