Young carers

Young carers (aged 5-18) and young adult carers (16-25) provide regular unpaid emotional or physical support to someone at home who has:

  • a physical disability
  • mental health needs
  • a long term / terminal illness
  • a sensory impairment
  • a learning Disability
  • issues with drugs or alcohol.

Solihull Young Carers (part of Carers Trust Solihull) are here to help.


  • provide one-to-one support, information and advice
  • support children with school issues, including homework
  • organise local groups, activities, days out and holidays
  • arrange practical help at home and breaks from caring
  • make sure young carers’ voices are heard (advocacy)

Visit the Solihull Young Carers website