Online Portal for support services for young carers, including counselling, financial assistance for education, respite and support groups.
• Assessing what supports are required to help the carer in their role
• Provide information on community services & support groups
• Access funding to organise respite and other relevant supports
• Respond to short-term emotional and practical support needs
• Provide short-term supportive counselling
• Refer and link carers to a range of services
Online Portal for support services for carers, including counselling, financial assistance, respite and support groups.
Online Portal for support services for carers, including counselling, financial assistance, respite and support groups who are caring for someone on the autism or Asperger’s spectrum.
As the peak body for carers, CarersVic represent and support caring families throughout Victoria by working directly with them and collaborating with government, businesses and other community organisations to improve services, systems, and supports. Support extends to connecting carers to a wide range of services, including counselling, funding support, respite, education, and training.
Provides support groups for Carers of older people and people with disabilities. These groups provide respite, information and support in a relaxed, friendly environment. Come along to share stories, listen to guest speakers and have a coffee and a chat.
The Carer Support Program provides support to carers who are experiencing difficulties related to their caring role. Carers are people who support a family member or friend who is frail or aged, disabled, has a chronic health condition or has a mental illness. Carer Support is provided by an experienced Social Worker. Services include: Assessment, Counselling and Support, Goal setting, Linking carers to appropriate services, Provision of information, Home visits to isolated carers.