Looking after someone you love shouldn’t come at the expense of your own well-being. The Young Carer Wellbeing Fund is here to help!

What can you apply for?

We offer grants of up to £200 (including delivery) to support your well-being in several ways:

  • Activities and hobbies: Help you stay connected with friends and family, or pursue interests you enjoy.
  • Breaks and relaxation: Provide a well-deserved break from your caring role, helping you recharge and de-stress.

How to apply

To be eligible for the Wellbeing Fund, you must be registered with our Young Carers’ Service and have completed a Young Carer’s Assessment. If you haven’t already registered, please refer yourself to our service. We can guide you through the assessment process.

Application process & timeline

  • Review the criteria: Make sure your desired item aligns with our funding guidelines.
  • Submit your application: Complete the application form (link to form).
  • Processing time: Allow approximately 28 working days for processing.

What to do after applying

  • Track your application: We will notify you of the decision within 28 working days.
  • Changes or issues: Contact us if your desired item changes, or if you experience problems with a delivered product.

Important notes

Only one young carer per family can apply within a 12-month period, unless there are exceptional circumstances.

Applications for items outside the funding criteria will be unsuccessful.

We’re here to support you! If you have any questions about the Young Carer Wellbeing Fund or the application process, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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How to request support

Simply complete our Wellbeing Fund application form and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

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