Compared to a decade ago, young adult carers are now much more firmly in the public consciousness and on the radar of policy makers and service providers. However, one key area of public policy and service...Read more »
Learning and Work is pleased to announce the launch of a new resource for young adult carers. Making the Transition to Adulthood: Framework and Resources for Young Adult Carers. Funded by the Department for Education, the...Read more »
Delivered between April 2017 and March 2018, Learning and Work Institute’s Support for Colleges project provided targeted one-to-one support for six colleges throughout England to enable them to develop an effective and embedded whole organisational approach...Read more »
Our Response to the Department of Health’s consultation on a new Carers Strategy.
This infographic shows the impact that caring can have on young people's lives. You can use it to demonstrate some of the challenges that young adult carers experience in learning and work.
A set of free posters to raise awareness about the challenges faced by young adult carers who are caring and learning, for learning providers and support services.
The WE Care project - improving Work and Education for young adult carers - was funded by the Department of Health's Voluntary Sector Investment Programme.
The Really Useful Book of Learning and Earning for Young Adult Carers is aimed at young adults (aged 16-25) in England who are looking after somebody else.
This guide aims to help employers provide support for young adult carers to gain and stay in work. It tells employers who young adult carers are, the benefits of supporting young adult carers in the workplace, and includes practical information, resources and case studies which demonstrate the types of support employers can offer to young adult carers.
A brand new guide to support students in further education with caring responsibilities, has been published by NIACE and Carers Trust.