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Young carers

The Children’s Trust provide a range of services for children and commission Northamptonshire Carers for carers’ support.

A carer is someone who looks after and supports a family member, friend or neighbour who could not manage without their help. This could be due to age, physical or mental illness, or disability. 

If you care for someone you are entitled to information and support for yourself.

To find out more, contact the Northamptonshire Children's Trust.

Young carer’s assessment

Under the Care Act 2014, you are entitled to a carer's assessment in your own right. This is separate to an assessment carried out on the cared for adult.

Our young carers' assessments are carried out by Northamptonshire Carers:

Last updated 12 February 2024