Resources Hub

On this page you’ll find links to a range of resources to help you identify and support young carers in school. The Children’s Society have a section on their website for young carers where they can access advice and support –


The Children’s Society. Day in the life of a young carer

Other resources

The Children’s Society have a ‘Young Carer Resources’ section on their website for professionals.

For awareness raising material, visit the Young Carers Action Day area on the Carers Trust website

For online support for young carers, visit

For families affected by parental alcohol misuse

County lines and criminal exploitation toolkit

Caring Together have created a young carers resource pack and animation for early years foundation stage and key stage 1, as well as a Year 6 young carer transitions booklet

The Children’s Commissioner have a range of ‘back into school’ resources

Young Carers National Voice have co-produced resources that education settings can use for Young Carers Action Day on March 15th

The Young Carers Alliance have collated examples of Young Carer Policies and models of support for schools

The Children’s Society have created a video, See us Show us Support Us, which is aimed at health professionals

The Young Carers Family Service (YCFS), part of West Sussex County Council, have a range of resources including posters, leaflets, policies and questionnaires