Young Carers – Useful Links

Other organisations that may be able to help you as a young carer.

We have grouped some links to other services that may be able to support you as a young carer. Some provide support for your mental health and wellbeing, some provide support for families, and some are provided by Hertfordshire County Council.

Mental Health & Wellbeing

Sandbox – Mental health support for children and young people

The Ollie Foundation – a safe space to have a conversation about suicide prevention

The Mix – information & support for under 25s, including a young carer live group chat

Mind in Mid Herts  – variety of groups, courses and therapies for age 16+

Reach Out (Hertfordshire Mind Network) – a phone and messaging service for age 10 – 17 if you’re stressed, worried or anxious

Healthy Young Minds in Herts – information on managing your mental health

Young Minds – information & advice on mental health

Frazzled Cafe –  provides a safe and confidential online space for people to talk, listen and feel supported.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) – variety of support and clinics for children’s and family’s mental health

Health for Teens School Nursing – Hertfordshire – information & advice on health, relationships, feelings and more

Lumi Nova – fun digital therapy for childhood anxiety for 7-12 year olds

The Sleep Charity – support and guidance to improve your sleep and a national helpline


Family Support

Sibs – supports people who grow up with a disabled brother or sister.

Families in Focus – information and emotional support to families

SPACE Hertfordshire – support families where there is a child with ADHD, ASD or other neuro-diverse conditions

ADD-vance – ADHD & Autism

BeeZee Families – information and courses for families to lead a healthier life


Hertfordshire County Council

Safe Spaces mentoring – mentoring service for young people in Year 7 and above

Services for Young People  – youth groups and projects on a variety of issues, including employment & training advice

Families First Portal – Information about local services and activities

0-25 Together Service – For families with a child with additional needs