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Young carers

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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Who are Young Carers? - Young Carers WA

Young Carers WA provides services to young people who provide unpaid care for a family member.

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Support Young Carers - Young Carers WA

Young Carers WA provides services to young people who provide unpaid care for a family member.

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Young Carers

A young carer is a child or young person who provides care when a parent or other family member becomes ill. Caring for a parent who is ill and dying is very psychologically demanding and young people are at special risk of depression and overwhelming anxiety.

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Carers NSW - Young Carers

It is estimated that there are 104,500 young carers living in NSW. The Carers NSW Young Carer Program was developed to make a positive difference in the lives of young carers and their families.

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Carers Victoria - Young carers

Many young carers are unidentified

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ANYCAT (Australian National Young Carer Action Team) - Young Carers W

Young Carers WA provides services to young people who provide unpaid care for a family member.

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At School - Young Carers WA

Young Carers WA provides services to young people who provide unpaid care for a family member.

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Counselling - Young Carers WA

Young Carers WA provides services to young people who provide unpaid care for a family member.

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Resources - Young Carers WA

Young Carers WA provides services to young people who provide unpaid care for a family member.

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Carers NSW Young Carer Program | Who Are Young Carers?

Young carers are children and young people, 25 years or under, who help to support a family member or friend who has a disability, mental illness, drug or alcohol dependency, chronic condition, terminal illness or who is frail.

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