Carers support

A carer is someone who provides unpaid care and support for a person(s) with disability, illness, addiction or is frail aged.

It is vital that the many Australians providing this important role have access to the support they need.

Visit My Aged Care for a list of useful contacts for carers.

Department of Social Services offers a number of programs and services to eligible carers.

HelpingMinds (formerly Arafmi) is the pre-eminent mental health services and carer support organisation in Western Australia.

Dementia Australia has produced a guide of services Support for Carers.

Carers WA is the peak body representing the needs and interests of family carers in Western Australia.