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Carers

Links to information and resources about Carers and for Carers.

Carer Card - Victorian Government Program.

A collaboration between the government, businesses and the community, the Carer Card Program gives recognition, understanding and support to Victorian carers.

Carers Victoria.

Carers Victoria - Who are Carers?

Carers Victoria - Impact of Caring.

Carers Victoria - Anywhere, Anytime.

Carers Victoria - Advice for Carers.

Centrelink - Individauls - Caring.

Information on Carer Payments and Carer Allowance.

Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres.

Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres are information centres for older people, people with disabilities and those who provide care and services. Centres provide free and confidential information on community aged care, disability and other support services available locally, interstate or anywhere within Australia.  

Department of Human Services - Carer and Family Support

Offers information on the different types of supports available for families of children with a disability and carers of adults with a disability.

Department of Human Services - Access to Disability Supports.

Offers information on how to access supports for people with disabilities, their families and carers through the Intake and Response Service.

Respite - Help for Carers Handbook.

The Help for Carers: Information for Older Carers and Families of People with a Disability handbook has information about supports, organisations, entitlements and other publications that may assist carers, the person with a disability and family members to plan for the future.

Request a Copy of the Help for Carers Handbook.

Younger Carers.

Young carers are children and young people up to 25 years of age who help care in families where someone has an illness, a disability, a mental health issue or who has an alcohol or other drug problem.

Ph:1300 886 798
Email: respite [dot] gippsland [at] yooralla [dot] com [dot] au

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