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4.1 Carer Information


Alfred Health Carer Services

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



08 7221 8233
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 514 845
Statewide voice for family carers, representing and providing support to carers in Victoria.


Carer Gateway

1800 422 737
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
National peak body for palliative care. Provides links to services in your area & resources


Palliative Care Victoria

03 9662 9644
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
Support for LGBTI carers


Young Carers Respite and Information Services Program

1800 242 636
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


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