STEP Young Carers

Who are Young Carers?

A young carer is a young person, under the age of 18, who has a caring responsibility. This is usually for a family member, who has a disability, long-term illness, mental illness (including depression, anxieties) or drug/alcohol substance misuse.

When young carers reach the age of 16, they can also access support through our Young Adult Carers projects

Watch a short video created by young carers – A day in the life of a young carer.

STEP – supporting young carers

Our young carers project operates in Huntingdonshire and Peterborough, known as STEP:

Support | Thrive | Empower | Prepare

STEP Young Carers – Huntingdonshire

Our young carers support in Huntingdonshire is made possible by the generosity of charitable funding.

We provide support through:

STEP Young Carers – Peterborough

Our young carers support in Peterborough is a service commissioned by Peterborough City Council.

We provide support through:

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