How can we help?

Caring families are at the heart of all our work. We work hard to make sure your contribution is recognised and valued and to help you get the practical, financial and emotional support you need.

How can we help?

Caring families are at the heart of all our work. We work hard to make sure your contribution is recognised and valued and to help you get the practical, financial and emotional support you need.
  • Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander carers

    We provide services and supports to caring families.

    Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander carers

    We provide services and supports to caring families.
  • Better Life Mobile

    Want to save money on phone calls?

    Better Life Mobile

    Want to save money on phone calls?
  • Better Start

    The Better Start program is an initiative that supports children who have a diagnosis of Down Syndrome, Fragile X Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Moderate or greater vision or hearing impairments, including deafblindness. From 1 January 2013, Better Start has also been made available to children who have a diagnosis of Prader-Willi, Williams, Angelman, Kabuki, CHARGE, Cornelia de Lange or Cri du Chat syndromes or microcephaly. Rett Syndrome was added to that list on 1 February 2014

    Better Start

    The Better Start program is an initiative that supports children who have a diagnosis of Down Syndrome, Fragile X Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Moderate or greater vision or hearing impairments, including deafblindness. From 1 January 2013, Better Start has also been made available to children who have a diagnosis of Prader-Willi, Williams, Angelman, Kabuki, CHARGE, Cornelia de Lange or Cri du Chat syndromes or microcephaly. Rett Syndrome was added to that list on 1 February 2014
  • CALD carers

    We can provide advice, support and information for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) carers if English is not your preferred language.

    CALD carers

    We can provide advice, support and information for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) carers if English is not your preferred language.
  • Education Services

    Carers Victoria offers carer workshops and educational programs to help carers and health professionals enhance their knowledge about the caring role, and how to support the health and wellbeing of carers and the person they are caring for.

    Education Services

    Carers Victoria offers carer workshops and educational programs to help carers and health professionals enhance their knowledge about the caring role, and how to support the health and wellbeing of carers and the person they are caring for.
  • Information & advice

    For caring families across Victoria

    Information & advice

    For caring families across Victoria
  • LGBTI carers

    We provide information and support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans/gender diverse and intersex (LGBTI) carers and people who care for someone who is LGBTI.

    LGBTI carers

    We provide information and support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans/gender diverse and intersex (LGBTI) carers and people who care for someone who is LGBTI.
  • No Interest Loan Scheme

    No fees. No interest. No charges.

    No Interest Loan Scheme

    No fees. No interest. No charges.
  • Policy & research

    Improving recognition and support for caring families

    Policy & research

    Improving recognition and support for caring families
  • Respite & Support

    Respite and support for carers in Melbourne's west

    Respite & Support

    Respite and support for carers in Melbourne's west
  • Workplace training and solutions

    Did you know that 1 in 8 people in the workforce are carers? In Australia there are many employees who combine paid work with caring for someone with a chronic condition, mental illness, disability or who is older with care needs. Known as ‘carers,’ they often care and work simultaneously.

    Workplace training and solutions

    Did you know that 1 in 8 people in the workforce are carers? In Australia there are many employees who combine paid work with caring for someone with a chronic condition, mental illness, disability or who is older with care needs. Known as ‘carers,’ they often care and work simultaneously.
  • Young carers

    The term ‘young carer’ is used to describe children and young people up to 25 years of age, who provide unpaid care for a family member who has a disability, mental illness or chronic illness, or is and older person with care needs.

    Young carers

    The term ‘young carer’ is used to describe children and young people up to 25 years of age, who provide unpaid care for a family member who has a disability, mental illness or chronic illness, or is and older person with care needs.
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