YAC Topics

YAC Topics

Find out more about the important issues for Young Adult Carers from housing to education, starting your career to managing a budget, we've got some top tips and ideas to help you find your way.

Topics for Young Adult Carers

Young adults face many changes in their lives as they take on greater responsibilities – where to live, where to work or study are all big choices. Factoring in your caring role as well can make your decisions even more tricky. To help navigate the minefield we’ve put together some information on key areas that might affect you as a young adult carer.

When I was 17, I reconnected with Action for Carers Surrey in a big way. I was applying to uni but finding it really hard. Firstly I had to make the decisions about where to apply based on location, but also looking at what support they could offer me as a young person with a caring role.

With help from the YAC team Young Adult Carers are able to find a way to take those next steps in life. Find out more in the topics below…

Topics for Young Adult Carers

From housing to education, employment to benefits, we can help you gain the independence you need in your caring role.

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