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4.1 Carer Information

 

Alfred Health Carer Services

1800 052 222
carersouth.org.au
Advisory and support for carers in Melbourne’s south. List of carers support groups.

 

CareSearch

08 7221 8233
www.caresearch.com.au
Palliative care knowledge website with information on: Living with illness, how to care, at the end, bereavement, grief & loss, groups with specific needs.

 

Carers Victoria

1800 242 636
www.carersvic.org.au
Statewide voice for family carers, representing and providing support to carers in Victoria.

Carer Gateway

www.carergateway.gov.au
National online and phone service that provides practical information and resources to support carers. Interactive service finder helps carers connect to local support services.

 

Palliative Care Australia

www.palliativecare.org.au
National peak body for palliative care. Provides links to services in your area & resources

 

Palliative Care Victoria

03 9662 9644
www.pallcarevic.asn.au
Information, support and advocacy for quality palliative care. PCV offers two important booklets: 1. About Palliative Care 2. Supporting a person who needs palliative care – A guide for families and friends

 

LGBTI Carers

1800 242 636
www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/LGBTI-carers
Support for LGBTI carers

 

Young Carers Respite and Information Services Program

1800 242 636
www.youngcarers.net.au
Carer stories, tips, resources, bursary program, advocacy. You can also call 1800 052 222 to find out about respite, practical help and social activities for carers under 25

LifeCircle

www.lifecircle.org.au
Information and tools for improving understanding of dying