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Unearthing the organizations that support young carers

Upon my arrival, I was tasked with creating a comprehensive list of the programs and services that exist in Ontario that support young caregivers. This inventory, which we hope will help guide young carers, their families and healthcare providers, is nearly complete, and we hope to have it released in November. 
Here are some of the things I learned through the process of building this resource and speaking with leading organizations across Ontario:

Young Carers – The Invisible Population

The Change Foundation’s response to Kielburger article in the Huffington Post, “Forced to Grow Up Too Fast, Canada’s Young Carers Face Trauma,” shining a light on young carers.

WHAT’S BEING SAID

Did you know that suburban #caregivers spend the most time travelling? 46% of caregivers spend 30 minutes or more travelling to the person they care for. Read our newly released report: bit.ly/2QOu1RG pic.twitter.com/81JiDqMEuX