Young Caregivers Association® was established in 2003. We’re the first organization in Canada dedicated to supporting young caregivers and their families, who live in rural and urban communities while building awareness across Canada. Through Powerhouse™, our award-winning and internationally recognized program, we have supported hundreds of children and youth. We have participated in several research studies. As an expert organization, we are committed to leading the way for improved recognition and support of these hidden family caregivers.
Supporting young caregivers
Are you an educator, health care worker or in community services? Learn how you can help identify and support Young Caregivers.
We go through hard times, but with Young Caregivers Association®, we are able to bounce back and be kids.“
-Young Caregiver, Age 12
I wish medical professionals would listen to me and know that when I talk about my father, I know what I am talking about. I see it every day. I’m the one caring for him every day.
– Young Caregiver, Age 14
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