Carer Gateway is a national online and phone service that provides practical information and resources to support carers.
If you care for a family member or friend, then Carer Gateway could help you.
– help and advice
– carer support
– taking a break (respite)
– financial help
– provides free phone and face to face counselling services
– provides free self-guided coaching to help you in your role
– skills courses
– lets you connect with other carers through a community forum
Carer Gateway is an Australian Government initiative.
Who this service is for
Anyone can be a carer.
Many people don’t see themselves as carers. They are just children, parents, partners or friends who care for someone close to them.
If you are a carer, you can get help and support from the government and other organisations.
How this service is delivered
Call or visit us online
Call us or visit our website to access our resources and support.
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Be Connected is an Australia wide initiative empowering all Australians to thrive in a digital world.
If you are a carer you may be able to get financial help from the Australian Government, depending on how much care you provide.
Young carer payments
If you are aged 25 or under and care for someone, you may be a young carer. Young carers may be able to get carer payments or other other payments available for young carers.