"I'd like to know about the support I can get while I am caring for someone."
When you are caring, it can be easy to feel cut off. It often helps to take a break and connect with people who understand what you are going through.
Adult carer support and advice
There are a number of carer support groups across the country.
Carers UK offers the opportunity to talk to other carers in similar situations.
If you care for an older person, Age UK offer practical and emotional support for carers and provide respite from caring duties.
The Alzheimer's Society host a range of activity groups for people with dementia and their carers.
MIND, the mental health charity, can help if your mental health is suffering due to caring.
Advice for people who provide unpaid care to friends or family on the GOV.UK website.
Practical tips for people who care for someone on the NHS website.
Young carer support and advice
Local Offer provides local information and resources for young carers.
The NHS website talks about what it means to be a young carer, and your rights.
COVID-19 advice for people who provide unpaid care to friends or family.
This website has lots of organisations that can help you if you are a young carer or young adult carer - such as finance, education, your rights and your health and mental wellbeing.
Young Minds has a vision to see a world where no young person feels alone with their mental health, and all young people get the mental health support they need, when they need it, no matter what.
Do you have a brother or sister who is disabled, has special educational needs or a serious long-term condition?
Another great resource for those who help care for a brother or sister.