Information for Young Carers

Bolton Lads and Girls Club
Bolton Lads and Girls club works with young carers from 8 to 18 years old and support with transition to our local adult carers service.

Please visit their website for more information

Bolton Young Carers Service (

Your GP can make a referral to the Bolton Young Carers Service, please contact the practice for more information.

Other service links, please see the websites below for more information to support young carers under 18 years old

Carers UK
Young carers and carers of children under 18 – Carers UK

Carers Direct
For advice and support with caring issues over the phone, call the Carers Direct helpline on 0300 123 1053.

If you’re deaf, deafblind, hard of hearing or have impaired speech, you can contact the Carers Direct helpline using textphone or minicom number 0300 123 1004.

Help for young carers – NHS (

If you are a carer over the age of 18 years please see our other information pages