What you need to know

What you need to know

Finding answers to big questions can be complicated. That’s why we’ve pulled together the essential facts and links for 18-24 year old carers here.

Why do YACs need specialist help?

This is the time to get reliable information from someone who will help you think about your family situation and your own future.  Just when further education or starting your career becomes very demanding, your family might expect more of you.

Where do you turn if the weight on your shoulders feels overwhelming? If you don’t know what help is out there, you can trust us to find out for you.  If your education or employment isn’t going to plan, we can help you think again.

So that’s why we have a team of extremely experienced people who work with carers aged 18-24.

You’re not alone

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What you need to know

We believe that information is power, and we are handing it to you!

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Housing

We’ve got the hard facts about housing options here.

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Returning to learning

Thinking about going back to learning, here's the info you need to help you on your way...

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Financial help

Find out more about help that might be available to you as a carer.

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Your health

Get some information and links that will help you take care of your physical and mental health.

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Planning your future

Your caring role can make it difficult, but here’s help with thinking about yourself.

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Managing your money

We could all use more, but find out here how to make the most of what you’ve got.

Can we help you?

The 18-24 team offers free specialist support to young adult carers across Surrey. Text us on 07723 486730 and we'll come back to you as soon as we can!

Contact us!