Update About Babble

We are very sorry to advise that Carers Trust's online services for carers - Babble, Matter and Carers Space - closed on 12 April 2017.

For more information about why this has happened please see this letter from Carers Trust's senior management on our main website.

Babble — an online community for young carers

Babble was created by Carers Trust as an online space for those aged under 18 who are caring for a family member or friend to chat, share their experiences and access information and advice.

The site aimed to bring together young carers from across the UK in a safe, fun and supportive online space.

Children & Young People Now Awards 2016 winners logo

Babble is an award-winning online community - receiving the Young Carers Award at the Children & Young People Now Awards in 2016.

About Carers Trust

Carers Trust works to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems. With our Network Partners, we aim to ensure that information, advice and practical support are available to all carers across the UK.

Visit our website to find out more about Carers Trust.

What do we do?

Together with our Network Partners, we provide access to desperately-needed breaks, information and advice, education, training and employment opportunities. Our Network Partners benefit from the provision of grants, advice documents and reports to improve carers' services. We give carers and young carers avenues to speak to someone and make their voices heard.

Get involved


You can really help out by giving some of your time to helping us support carers. Carers Trust has Network Partners across the UK and many of these would welcome help. We also have offices in London, Glasgow and Cardiff. Find your nearest carers service.


Would you like to make a donation to support our work with carers? Visit the main Carers Trust website for more information on ways to get involved and support Carers Trust.

Contacting Carers Trust

If you have a press enquiry, please contact the press team at press@carers.org.

For technical or editorial issues relating to this website, please contact the web team at web@carers.org.

Babble was funded by a grant from The Queen's Trust

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