Services and programs for carers

There’s a lot of services and programs available for carers.

Carers Australia

Carers Australia is the national peak body representing Australia’s unpaid carers. The Carers Australia website has information about this national carers group and support services.

Carer Gateway

Find information and support for carers on the Carer Gateway website. They also have a free telephone counselling service.

My Aged Care

The My Aged Care website tells you about support you can get if you care for someone who’s frail aged.

National Disability Insurance Scheme

Find help for families and carers of people with disability on the National Disability Insurance Scheme website. You can get links to community groups that can support them too.

Special Disability Trusts

You can set up a Special Disability Trust to plan for future care and housing for someone with a disability.

Page last updated: 17 December 2019