Connecting Carers in their Community Small Grants Program

Connecting Carers in their Community Small Grants Program

Connecting Carers in their Community Grants Program Recipients

Carers Victoria is thrilled to announce the grant recipients for the Connecting Carers in their Community Grants Program 2023.

Funded by the Victorian Government, the program aims to reduce isolation, improve health and wellbeing, and connect carers to their local community.

We received an overwhelming number of outstanding applications. Carers Victoria extends its sincere thanks to everyone who applied.

Congratulations to the following recipients:

The Albanian Senior Women's Group Association Inc.

Project Delivery Location: Outer South East Melbourne

Organisation Location: Lynbrook

Project Title: Connected Carers Thrive


Anam Cara House Colac

Project Delivery Location: Colac

Organisation Location: Colac

Project Title: Empowering and connecting rural carers with information and support.

Australian Multicultural Community Services Ltd

Project Delivery Location: Maribyrnong, Sunshine, Dandenong

Organisation Location: Maidstone

Project Title: Green Gardening Cafe for Carers

Banksia Gardens Community Services

Project Delivery Location: Broadmeadows (Banksia Gardens Housing Estate)

Organisation Location: Broadmeadows

Project Title: Caring for Hume

Beechworth Health Service

Project Delivery Location: Beechworth, Yackandandah, Chiltern Indigo Shire

Organisation Location: Beechworth

Project Title: Connecting Carers in Indigo Project

Bridge Darebin (trading name of Preston Neighbourhood House)

Project Delivery Location: Preston and Thornbury

Organisation Location: Preston

Project Title: Caring for our First Nations Carers

CatholicCare Victoria

Project Delivery Location: Bendigo, Loddon, Hepburn

Organisation Location: Bakery Hill - Bendigo, Loddon, Ballarat and Hepburn Shires

Project Title: Connecting Carers

Chinese Health Foundation of Australia

Project Delivery Location: Manningham and Boroondara

Organisation Location: Box Hill

Project Title: Carers in Care

Clunes Neighbourhood House Inc.

Project Delivery Location: Clunes and Hepburn Shire

Organisation Location: Clunes

Project Title: Space to Care: Connecting Carers

Deaf Victoria

Project Delivery Location: Collingwood

Organisation Location: Collingwood

Project Title: Auslan and deaf friendly Carers Support Group

Different Journeys

Project Delivery Location: Bendigo and surrounds

Organisation Location: Croydon

Project Title: Bendigo Carers - A Different Journey

Eating Disorders Foundation of Victoria Inc

Project Delivery Location: Grampians Region

Organisation Location: Abbotsford

Project Title: Regional & Rural Eating Disorder Carer Connect Program

Emerge Australia Inc

Project Delivery Location: Statewide (Online)

Organisation Location: Melbourne

Project Title: Reach Out: Connecting Carers of People with ME/CFS and Long COVID

GippSport Inc.

Project Delivery Location: Across Gippsland

Organisation Location: Traralgon

Project Title: Play and Connect: Active Carers Program

Kyabram Community & Learning Centre Inc

Project Delivery Location: Campaspe and Western Shepparton

Organisation Location: Kyabram

Project Title: Carer Voice and Carer Choice

Kyneton Community House

Project Delivery Location: Kyneton

Organisation Location: Kyneton

Project Title: Kyneton Carers Priority Project

LINE Wangaratta

Project Delivery Location: Wangaratta, Benalla, Alpine, Mansfield, Indigo

Organisation Location: Wangaratta

Project Title: Caring for Our Rainbow Carers

Little Dreamers Australia

Project Delivery Location: Ballarat and Geelong

Organisation Location: South Melbourne

Project Title: Young Carer School Holiday Programs

The Mallacoota Wilderness Collective Inc.

Project Delivery Location: Mallacoota and Far East Gippsland

Organisation Location: Mallacoota

Project Title: Mallacoota and Districts Care Support Group

Mildura Rural City Council

Project Delivery Location: Mildura /Sunraysia

Organisation Location: Mildura

Project Title: Partnering with Carers in our Community

Mpower Inc.

Project Delivery Location: Timboon, Camperdown, Coleraine, Hamilton

Organisation Location: Warnambool

Project Title: Carefoot Bowls

Neighbourhood Houses Barwon

Project Delivery Location: Greater Geelong and Borough of Queenscliffe, Surfcoast and Colac Otway local government areas - full list of LGAs available

Organisation Location: Grovedale

Project Title: Caring for Carers in Surfcoast Shire: Finding and supporting the people who support people in our communities

Open Door Neighbourhood House Inc.

Project Delivery Location: Yarrunga

Organisation Location: Wangaratta

Project Title: Connecting Carers Social Prescribing

Pyramid Hill Neighbourhood House

Project Delivery Location: Pyramid Hill

Organisation Location: Pyramid Hill

Project Title: Pyramid Cares

Victorian Aboriginal Community Services Association Limited

Project Delivery Location: Regional and Metro locations

Organisation Location: Northcote

Project Title: Deadly but Different Carers Retreat

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