Boom! Young Carers (The Benjamin Foundation)

Young Carers are children and young people up to the age of 18 whose lives are affected by caring for someone in their family who has a long term illness or disability, mental health problem, learning disability or who misuses alcohol or drugs.  The 2011 census suggests that in Norfolk there are approximately 2000 young carers.

Boom! Young Carers runs regular group around the county which take place every three weeks during term time.  They provide a safe, supportive environment for young carers where they can let their hair down, make friends, play, socialise and forget their adult responsibilities for a while.  The groups also allow young carers to share their concerns with people who really understand what they are going through and to seek help for any problems they may be having.

Activities and trips are provided together with transport to and from each session. 


Contact Name
The Benjamin Foundation
E-mail or
Benjamin Foundation website
Parent Organisation
Norfolk County Council

Where to go

Various Locations around the County.

Other Details