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Hundreds of children in Palm Beach County are youth caregivers

Jacob Gutierrez helps care for mother, grandmother Hollani Davis A HIDDEN POPULATION: Who takes care of the kids who have to take care of sick family members? The American Association of Caregiving Youth, based in Boca Raton, is fighting to secure the same benefits and compensation for Youth Caregivers that adults who take on the […]

Caregiving Youth Survey – U.S. Government Accountability Office

We are excited to share an important opportunity with you. The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is currently conducting a study on the experiences of young adults who provided care for family members as youth and described as follows: “Are you a young adult between the ages of 18-25 who, while under the age of […]

International Young Carers Conference

International Young Carers Conference in Manchester, England, taking place April 9th-11th, 2024.  Highlights from US presentations: The First 16 Years of the US Caregiving Youth Project and Caregiving Youth Institute:Amoy Gordon, MSW, RCSWI, AACY Caregiving Youth Project Director & Elizabeth Olson Understanding the Everyday Geographies of Young Carers in the US:Elizabeth Olson & Leiha Edmonds […]

US Experts to Share Insights at International Young Carers Conference in Manchester

The United States will be well-represented at the upcoming International Young Carers Conference in Manchester, England, taking place April 9th-11th, 2024. Dr. Feylyn Lewis, a member of the conference committee, secured US participation, including presentations and workshops on various aspects of young carer experiences. Highlights from US presentations: The First 16 Years of the US […]

AACY Caregiving Youth Project Newsletter February 2024

Read the latest AACY Caregiving Youth Project Newsletter for February 2024 to learn about our recent activities, recaps & updates, news, and more. Treasure Talk is a monthly newsletter for and about the young people in the AACY Caregiving Youth Project (CYP) and all supporters of Caregiving Youth. We use the term “treasure” in Treasure […]

Newly Launched National Resource Guide for Caregiving Youth Promotes Awareness and Action

February 12, 2024 – The American Association of Caregiving Youth® (AACY) is pleased to announce the availability of the “Resource Guide for Caregiving Youth,” a comprehensive resource published on supportcaregiving.org. AACY expresses its sincere gratitude to NASHP and The John A. Hartford Foundation for recognizing the critical needs of this often-overlooked population. By accessing and […]

AACY Caregiving Youth Project Newsletter January 2024

Read the latest AACY Caregiving Youth Project Newsletter for January 2024 to learn about our recent activities, recaps & updates, news, and more. Treasure Talk is a monthly newsletter for and about the young people in the AACY Caregiving Youth Project (CYP) and all supporters of Caregiving Youth. We use the term “treasure” in Treasure […]

AACY Caregiving Youth Project Newsletter December 2023

Read the latest AACY Caregiving Youth Project Newsletter for December 2023 to learn about our recent activities, recaps & updates, news, and more! Treasure Talk is a monthly newsletter for and about the young people in the AACY Caregiving Youth Project (CYP) and all supporters of Caregiving Youth. We use the term “treasure” in Treasure […]