Are you under 25 and looking after a family member or friend?

Do you regularly help out and support a person who requires ongoing care?

This person could be a parent, partner, child, sibling, relative or friend who has a disability, is elderly or frail, has a mental or physical illness.

Do you;

  • Provide emotional support
  • Assist with supplying medication
  • Help with grocery shopping
  • Provide company
  • Help to communicate
  • Look after siblings alone
  • Assist with paying bills
  • Prepare meals and
  • Support with personal care

Then we are here for you.

Carers SA provides a number of services to young people in a caring role. Young Carers registered with Carers SA may be eligible for supports such as:

  • Connecting with other Young Carers through groups and activities (online and face to face)
  • Chatting things through with a professional Young Carer Counsellor (online and face to face)
  • Linking Young Carers with Tailored Support Packages that can assist them in their caring role
  • Provide short term 1:1 support with our goal setting/coaching program
  • Helping in a crisis with emergency respite if required
  • Supporting Young Carers in schools by advocating and provide training to teachers and wellbeing counsellors and
  • School holiday activities


Download Our Young Carer Brochure

Children & Young People Complaints/ Feedback Form

Your Voice is important to us. It's important to speak up and give feedback when you...
  • are happy with us or our services
  • are not happy with us or our service
  • have an idea that will help us improve our services for other young people and you

Children and Young People Complaints/Feedback Form

As a child or young person you have the right to:

• Feel safe, supported and respected
• Have a voice in decisions and matters that affect you
• Get help when you need it
• Make a complaint or give feedback and have us take it seriously
• Be safe from harm or risk of harm
• To practice your own culture, language, religion and sexuality

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Links and support for children & young people

Here are some great resources and information about safety and keeping yourself safe.