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Carers WA

Carers WA is the peak body that represents the needs and interests of carers in Western Australia and works to achieve an improved quality of life for family carers in the state.

Carers WA is a non-profit, community based organisation and registered charity dedicated to improving the lives of the estimated 310,000 family carers living in Western Australia.

Part of the National Network of Carers Associations, they are a peak body recognised by both State and Federal governments as the voice of family carers. Carers WA represents carers interests in the Western Australian community.

Their role is to work in active partnership with carers, persons with care and support needs, health professionals, service providers, government and the wider community to achieve an improved quality of life for carers.

Carers WA aims to enhance and promote carers health and wellbeing by focusing on their emotional and social support needs.

Services include the provision of specialist information and advice, resources, carer support through counselling, education and training, social support, carer advocacy and representation.

Helplines

From our head office in Perth we provide services to caring families throughout Western Australia.

  • 1300 CARERS (1300 227 377) 8.30am – 4.30pm from anywhere within WA
  • Counselling Line: 1800 007 332 (Freecall) 8.00am – 5.00pm

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