Welcome to the Self Help Hub's guide to supporting services & resources - listed under this section X, Y, Z are resources supporting the following subject areas: Young Carers, Youth Support.  

'If you're a young carer I think you have an inner strength' - Jo Whiley, author, radio presenter and former young carer

Carers' Trust
Support and information for anyone caring for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems.

The Childrens' Society
Resources and advice for young carers - the Include service reaches out to young carers from all communities through a national and local programmes and can help you to find support in your area.

Hear author and radio presenter Jo Whiley talk about her experience as a young carer click here. 



POHwer - 0300 456 2370 or email pohwer@pohwer.net
A charity who provide information, advice, support and advocacy to people who experience disability, vulnerability, distress and social exclusion.  

Qualified professional advocates can support children and young people through a range of services.

They work face to face with children and young people who are receiving treatment on a mental health unit - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS).   CAMHS advocacy support is provided within both private and NHS hospitals across the country.

Young people can refer themselves or be referred by a third party to the service or speak to the advocate during a regular drop in. 

Youth Access
Youth Access is the national membership organisation for young people’s information, advice, counselling and support services (YIACS). The website has a search facility to find local services.

Youth Wellbeing Directory
(Anna Freud National Centre for Children & Families)

A list of free local and national organisations for young people up to age 25.  Search by name, area/postcode or issue to find support information.