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Action for Carers have been working with HEON in conjunction with the University of Surrey. Following a successful Young Adult Carers event in March, we have created good practice guide. The guide is available below.

It has been created with the input of young carers themselves to try to highlight how best to help young carers in education. 

young adult carers video

For a snapshot of life as a young adult carer, watch the See Us: Young Adult Carers video.

Carers week

Carers Trust

There is a major charity which supports carers called the Carers Trust. Information regarding this charity is available at


The Outreach Hub is here to answer any question you might have regarding Higher Education. We will work hard to answer question you might have and signpost you to the most useful information. You can either use the form below or the details on our contact page.