Young Carers

If you live, go to school or work in Redbridge, are aged under 25 and care for parents or siblings then there are free services to support you.  

Who can help me?


Barnardo’s offer a range of support services especially for young carers such as you.  Visit their Wellbeing Hub to find out what support you can get.

Redbridge Carers Support Service

Redbridge Carers Support Service have a special team that support young carers between the ages of 16 to 30.  This includes individual support, support groups, social activities and training. 

Redbridge Youth Service

Redbridge Youth Workers can offer support and advice.  We run a variety of sessions throughout the year for young people aged 11 to 18, or 11 to 24 with a learning difficulty or disability. Find out about our youth clubs, after school clubs and the activities we run. Email the team:

Redbridge Connexions

Redbridge Connexion Advisers are there to help you with education, employment and training needs.  Check out the Redbridge Connexions webpage for more information.

Redbridge Connexions Advisers and Youth Service staff work for the Redbridge Education department and work alongside other Redbridge staff such as Social Workers and schools.  They also work alongside staff from organisation’s such as Barnardo’s to make sure you get the best support you can.

How to get help

You can get help with:

  • Getting food and medication for your family
  • Family health issues
  • School and education including exams and progression
  • Money issues and benefits
  • Issues around social distancing
  • Exercise
  • Living arrangements

You can request support for yourself or for someone else by clicking on the button below.

Request support

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