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Carers QLD

With one in every eight Australians caring for a family member or friend, Carers Queensland is committed to providing specialised carer, aged, and disability support services.

For more than 30 years, Carers Queensland has been working to advocate for equal rights, opportunities, and enhanced outcomes for families.

They work within and value local community, responding to unmet need with care and respect, assisting those who are disconnected through high-quality personalised support.

Their objective is to ensure you achieve your goals, enhance your relationships, and can move forward with a life based on your own decisions and choices.

Carers Queensland is dedicated to making life better.

Vision and mission

To ensure that caring is a shared responsibility of family, community and government.

To improve the quality of life for caring families.

How Carers QLD can help

Carers Queensland is committed to providing specialised carer, aged, and disability support services.

They provide information on:

  • National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
  • No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS)
  • Registered training
  • Guardianship and advocacy
  • Mental health
  • Aged care services (Empower Care)
  • Disability support
  • The Carer Gateway
  • Vocational services (Your Caring Way)

Information / Helplines

  • Call 07 3900 8100 Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm AEST
  • Visit the Carer Gateway or call 1800 422 737, Mon to Fri, 8am to 5pm AEST
  • Call 1800 422 737 to make an appointment with the Carer Gateway National Carers Counselling Program, Mon to Fri 9am to 6pm AEST. Counselling is offered face-to-face, via telephone, email and Skype, or in a group

Programs, apps and tools

Recommended links

Last reviewed: May 2020

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Support Services - Carers Queensland | Carers Queensland

Support Services We are dedicated to making life better With one in every eight Australians caring for a family member or friend, Carers Queensland is committed to providing specialised carer, aged, and disability support services

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Caring for your Finances - Fact Sheet - Carers Queensland

Caring for your Finances – Fact Sheet Mar 09 2018 Categories: Factsheet If you care for a family member or friend, you may be eligible for payments to help you meet the costs of caring

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Decision Making - Fact Sheet - Carers Queensland

Decision Making – Fact Sheet Mar 09 2018 Categories: Factsheet Are you overwhelmed by the decisions you’re facing as a carer? Here are a few useful tips for you to consider when making big decisions

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Training for carers - Carers Queensland | Carers Queensland

Training for carers CHC33015 – Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) If you are passionate about supporting people with disability to reach their potential and live an independent life, then this is the course for you

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NDIS Local Area Coordination Partners in the Community Program - Carers Queensland | Carers Queensland

NDIS Local Area Coordination Partners in the Community Program Your Partner in the Community Carers Queensland is partnering with the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) to deliver the Local Area Coordinator Partners in the Community Program, working to ensure more people live fulfilling and connected lives

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander - Carers Queensland | Carers Queensland

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander We believe in equal rights and opportunities for everyone and we respond to the unique needs or carers and those they care for

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Benefits and Payments - Carers Queensland | Carers Queensland

Benefits and Payments Carers can experience financial hardship as they divide their time between working and caring for a loved one

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Mental Health - Carers Queensland | Carers Queensland

Carers Queensland has developed two resources specifically designed to support carers who are caring for a person with a mental illness:

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Disability Support - Carers Queensland | Carers Queensland

Disability Support Enjoy a life based on your own decisions and choices

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Empower Care - Carers Queensland | Carers Queensland

Empower Care We can help take the stress out of transitioning to aged care Do you need help managing your or a loved one’s Home Care Package? Are you struggling with the transition into residential aged care? We are here for you, every step of the way

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