Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Carers

Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Carers

Carers Victoria is dedicated to improving the lives of all carers, including those from a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background.

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Our staff are trained to understand the particular needs of carers from different cultures and we can provide advice, support and information if English is not your preferred language.

Interpreting services

We can arrange an interpreter to help us provide you with supports and information in your own language.

If English is not your preferred language you can:

  • Contact our advisory line 1800 514 845 and ask us to arrange an interpreter for you
  • Contact the Australian government's Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) and arrange an interpreter for yourself

Resources in other languages

Some of our brochures and fact sheets are available in languages other than English.

We recommend that you, or a family member or support worker who may be helping you, use the English version to supplement and clarify versions in other languages.

Contact our advisory line on 1800 514 845 if you would like help understanding our brochures or need more information.

About Carers Victoria Brochure

Carers Victoria is the peak body representing and providing support for family carers in Victoria. This brochure provides information in other languages about us, our role and the services and supports we provide for caring families. We recommend that you use the English version to supplement and clarify versions in other languages. WARNING: some of these files are large.

Western Services - aged program factsheet in other languages

Our aged care team provides respite and support for families in the Western Metropolitan region of Melbourne who are caring for an older family member who has become frail, suffers a chronic health condition or has dementia.

Western Services - disability program factsheet in other languages

The Western Services disability team provides respite and support for families in the Western Metropolitan region of Melbourne who are caring for a family member who has a disability or chronic illness.

Western Services - mental health factsheet in other languages

The Western Services mental health team provides respite and support for families in the Western Metropolitan region of Melbourne who are caring for a family member who has a mental illness.

Talking it Over - Carer Counselling Brochure

Our team provides counselling services to carers across the Melbourne region. This flyer provides information in other languages about the counselling services and supports we provide across Melbourne for carers.

Values and Principles Brochure

Carers Victoria is run with a set of principles and values that allow us to deliver better support services to our membership. These brochures outline in other languages the Values and Principles that we operate under. For more information please download the brochure.

Carers Victoria Electronic Carer Kit - in other languages

The Electronic Carer Kit includes information relating to a range of services provided by Carers Victoria and others. There are also some tips and information to assist you in your caring role.