Carer Support

Young Adult Carer Service

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.

Our Young Adult Carers Service provides a range of free support at a variety of venues across the city including sixth forms and colleges. If you would like to meet a member of the team, take a look at our drop-in timetable.

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
  • Respite events, 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.


Our Support

Scroll through our support below