As a young caregiver, you may help care for your sister after school or help make dinner if your dad is feeling sick. Although these are very important jobs, they can also be stressful, lonely, and overwhelming.

The tools and activities on this page have been created to support you and your family’s caregiving role.  

Am I a Young Caregiver?

Complete the young caregivers check list

How do I practice self care?

Learn what “self-care” means and download our “Take Care Kit”

What do I do in an emergency?

Make an emergency plan with your family

Who does a young caregiver care for?

Learn about dementia, autism, and multiple sclerosis

What do I do if I am stressed?

Activities you can do when you’re feeling overwhelmed

How can I advocate for myself?

Learn how your parents, teachers and other adults support you