HIDDEN: The Voices Of Young Carers
The Change Foundation hopes to shine a light on this often hidden group of caregivers. A young carer is a child, youth or young adult that provides physical, medical, emotional or other supports to a parent, grandparent or sibling. While most young carers are between the ages of 8-24, some kids as young as 5 are in a caregiving role. Ontario has an estimated 3.3 million family caregivers — 17% are young carers between the ages 15-24. Shockingly there’s no data for young caregivers under the age 15. We invite you to meet 13 powerful young carers,their stories help awareness for Young Carers.