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Today is Young Carers Awareness Day

If you know someone under 18 who looks after a person in their family, please direct them to Babble – a website where young carers can find support, advice and friendship http://babble.carers.org and refer them to the Young Carers Service for support.
 
82% of young carers surveyed said they are regularly #missingout on seeing their friends due to their caring role.
 
- 80% of young carers surveyed said yes to #MissingOut due to their caring role
 
- 82% of young carers are #MissingOut on seeing their friends
 
- 60% of young carers are #MissingOut on events and activities due to their caring responsibility
 
- Due to caring responsibilities 56% of young carers are #MissingOut on their hobbies
 
- 47% of young carers are unable to complete homework due to caring.