Vision of AACY - that every youth caring for chronically ill, injured, elderly or disabled family members will achieve success in school and life | Mission of AACY – to increase awareness and provide support services for youth caregivers and their families by connecting them with healthcare, education and community resources.
This site connects you with front-line U.S. & U.K. experts in the field of Caregiving Youth. Educators, Legislators, Researchers, Health Care Professionals & More.
Bookend Caregiving Network at the NC Association on Aging | A network dedicated to improving the well-being of youth caregivers and the older adults with complex or chronic health conditions for whom they provide care.
The Susie Foundation
Provide families living with ALS with compassionate and enduring support services.
All of us here at The Susie Foundation are fighting each and every day to directly support the self-identified needs of families living with ALS that help them overcome the adversities of the disease and access richer, fuller, and more meaningful lives. Founded in the spring of 2013, The Susie Foundation was launched with the goal of directly supporting ALS patients, families, and caregivers in Connecticut, while vigorously contributing to the eventual eradication of the disease.
Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) has supported and sustained the important work of families and friends nationwide who care for adult loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions.
Dr. Melinda S. Kavanaugh earned her Ph.D. in social welfare at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her primary research area addresses caregiving youth/young carers, an isolated and little known caregiving population of children and teens acting as caregivers for family members with chronic illness.
The Caregiving Youth Research Collaborative (CYRC) is a US-focused research network that aims to advance understanding of the lives of youth caregivers and their families.
One of my personal favorite articles on caregiving - I found it very useful overall