Young Carers Action Day

Young Carers Action Day Quick Facts

2021 Date16 March 2021
Young Carers Action Day

Young Carers Action Day History

Young Carers Awareness Day seeks to raise awareness about the challenges young carers face. Young carers are those children and young adults who are responsible for a person with a physical or mental disability. Caring for someone can be isolating, worrying, and stressful, especially at a young age. This day aims to support young carers by providing them with the resources they need. This day hopes to identify and recognize young carers to make sure they are well-equipped to care for another person.

Young Carers Awareness Day was established in 2016 as part of a campaign to help young carers. It is observed annually on 16th March.

Young Carers Action Day Facts

  • The theme for Young Carers Action Day in 2021 was Protect Young Carers' Futures.
  • According to, about 1 in 5 secondary school children are young carers.
  • There are over 166,000 young carers in the UK according to the Carers Trust.

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