Activities for siblings and young carers

The Siblings and Young Carers Service supports people aged 5-18 with caring responsibilities for a brother, sister or parent with a disability.

What is our Siblings and Young Carers Service?

We know that being the brother, sister or child of someone who has disabilities can be challenging.

Sometimes, it’s nice for these people to be able to chat or do activities with people their own age, who have had the same experiences and understand what life is like.

Our free Siblings and Young Carers Service matches young people with similar ages and backgrounds for online activity sessions.

Who is the service for?

The Siblings and Young Carers Service supports people aged 5-18 that have a brother, sister or parent with a disability.

What activities are part of the service?

Everyone gets asked what activities they enjoy, so as well as doing things you like, you can also try something new.

Activities include:

  • Book clubs
  • Drama and dance
  • Music
  • Games nights
  • Boxercise
  • Arts and crafts
  • Cooking
  • Film nights!
  • Wellbeing support

Sign up

Over 100 young carers and siblings have already started taking part in online activities. Join them.

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To see if there's a chance we can meet up in person

How does it work?

  1. Register for more information.
  2. One of the team will be in touch to arrange a good time to chat.
  3. You’ll be matched with other siblings or young carers.
  4. Join an online session.

It was really nice to hear my daughter talking after the session about somebody else who is in a similar situation to her.

Parent

What our service offers

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Free, flexible service open to anyone aged 5-18 living in the UK who has caring responsibilities for a sibling or parent with a disability

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Initial assessment, followed by regular activity sessions

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Accessible via webcam on your computer, tablet or mobile phone

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Speak from the comfort of your own home