Our Dream Experience Program is a one-off support designed to celebrate and reward Young Carers with a unique and exciting experience that’s just for them!
Apply or refer a Young Carer for support via our application for support form, and our Family Support Workers will be in touch to plan an unforgettable day out.Learn More
Our Dreamers Hub is an online community created by Young Carers for Young Carers, that’s all about content, connection and care! The platform is home to:
- Expert-led live forums
- Tips and tricks
- Inspirational content
- Educational resources
- Support catalogues
- Blog posts
- Upcoming community events
Mentoring, Tutoring and More
We believe positive role models can create a lasting and vital impact in the lives of Young Carers.
Mentors and tutors provide Young Carers with someone to spend time with, provide valuable guidance, and increase social connection. Our volunteers can offer help with schoolwork, provide mentorship and give Young Carers a break from their caring roles.Learn More
The Young Carer Job Readiness Project
The Young Carer Job Readiness Project (YCJRP) is a comprehensive support offering that aims to ensure young people with caring roles have the same access to employment opportunities as their non-caring peers.
Young Carers will access vocational skill development and training opportunities, alongside workplace mentoring, internships and work experience. It’s an opportunity to develop new skills, walk away with reference letters, make new, like minded friends, and be recognised and celebrated through a points-based rewards system!Young Carer Job Readiness Project
Our Holiday Program gives Young Carers the opportunity to have some fun on the school holidays, connect with other Young Carers, and take some time out from their caring role!
Held every school holidays across Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland, these full days of fun include workshops, arts and crafts, exercise, dance, movies and more in a range of different locations.Learn More
Built from personal experience and qualitative research, the Big Dreamers Personal Development Program runs for six months with a small group of Young Carers aged 14-18. The aim of the program is to empower, develop resilience and provide the opportunity to build new skills and bring out hidden talents. The program includes retreats, monthly workshops and regular check ins with mentors.Learn More
The Young Carer Project
We’re educating students, teachers and schools on what it is to be a Young Carer and how to identify, support and amplify their education journey.
Our new school accreditation program is currently taking place across Victoria and Queensland.
Find out more and nominate your school to get involved below.Learn More
The Young Carer Advocacy Project
The Young Carer Advocacy Project is an Australia-wide initiative designed to give Young Carers a platform to influence their community and create policy change across Australia.Learn More
Level UP is all about supporting Young Adult Carers (aged 18-25) as they navigate a pivotal and often challenging stage of life.
Currently available in Victoria, South West Sydney and Nepean Blue Mountains (NSW), the program is run online through our virtual platform called the Dreamers Hub, and features regular workshops, resources, social sessions and coaching.Learn More
Our Peer Support program provides a safe space for Young Carers to connect with other young people who ‘just get it’.
Throughout the program, Young Carers have the opportunity to connect with other Young Carers who have a range of different caring roles and responsibilities, in a safe and inclusive environment led by our friendly staff and volunteers.Learn More