Carer Services

I’m a Young Adult Carer (18 – 25 years)

Our Young Adult Carers Service (YAC) can offer free help and advice for those aged between 18 and 25 and caring for someone in Birmingham. This service is delivered by our delivery partner, YMCA Sutton Coldfield and can offer tailored personalised support for Young Adult Carers in transition, supporting them with current and future aspirations.

If you support a family member with a disability, illness or addiction, we can help you reach your full potential. We offer:

  • Information and advice to support you and your family
  • A specialised Carer’s Assessment to identify support you need 
  • Regular groups and drop-ins
  • CV writing, employment opportunities and workshops to improve skills
  • Flexible one to one meetings with a key worker
  • Group work workshops
  • Wellbeing trips, activities and residential trips and to socialise outside of your caring role, meet other Young  Adult Carers and gain new experiences
  • Take part in peer support and online groups
  • Weekly youth clubs (for Young Carers under the age of 18)
  • Support for social, emotional and educational needs
  • Relieve stress and isolation
  • Signpost to relevant services needed
  • Undertake FREE online training

Contact YMCA Sutton Coldfield

For help and support call 0121 354 5614, email or visit their website. Or meet one of the team at various venues (including sixth forms and colleges) around the city at one of their drop-ins.


Carer Services

Below you can find out about support relating to specific caring situations