Looking after those who look after others
Every day, millions of Aussies care for others who need help with everyday tasks and activities. It might be a family member, a loved one, friend or neighbour. Whoever it is you might be a carer for, caring can take its toll and you often need some help and support for yourself too.
Help for carers
The good news is, there’s a new place where carers can access valuable support and services.
Not sure if you’re a carer?
People can become carers in different ways and for different reasons. You may not even realise that you officially qualify as a carer.
What help and support is available for carers?
If you are a carer, you may be able to access a range of services and support, including:
Are you a carer in need of help and support?
Phone the Carer Gateway on 1800 422 737 between 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday.
Or use their online service to be put in touch with the right advice, services and support for you.