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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 320,000 family carers living in Western Australia. Part of the National Network of Carers Associations, they are a peak body recognised by government as the voice of family carers.

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

Services include the provision of specialist information and advice, resources, counselling support, carer representation, workshops and wellness activities.

Helplines

From their head office in Perth they provide services to caring families throughout Western Australia.

  • Information: 1300 227 377 8.30 am – 7.30 pm
  • Counselling Line: 1800 007 332 (Freecall) 8.30 am – 4.30 pm
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    Last reviewed: October 2019

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    Prepare to Care Hospital Program - Carers WA

    The “Prepare to Care” Hospital Program provides information and support to those family members and friends who will be providing ongoing care to patients both during a hospital admission and following being discharged from hospital

    Read more on Carers WA website

    Diversity & Inclusion - Carers WA

    Carers WA embraces diversity in all its forms, for a more inclusive organisation and community

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    NDIS | Information & Support for Families & Carers | Carers WA

    Information about eligibility & funding in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) can be found here. Contact Carers WA today for more information.

    Read more on Carers WA website

    Who Are Carers? | Advocacy & Support for Caregivers | Carers WA

    Approximately 230,000 Western Australians provide unpaid care & support to a family member or friend who requires help due to illness, disability or frail age.

    Read more on Carers WA website

    Awareness & Engagement - Carers WA

    Carers WA are committed to the health and safety of carers, service providers and other members of the community and to minimise risk to the people we support Carers WA will be suspending events and face-to-face activities across WA

    Read more on Carers WA website

    Carers in Employment Program | Education & Skills | Carers WA

    This program offers two services to assist carers to enter or re-enter employment and to assist employers to create ‘carer friendly’ workplaces.

    Read more on Carers WA website

    COVID-19 Support For Carers | Entitlements & Services | Carers WA

    We want the carer community to be aware of free services & carer support available at this time, including those provided by Carers WA. Call us today.

    Read more on Carers WA website

    Young People - Carers WA

    Our Young Carer program supports and advocates for the vital young carers of Western Australia

    Read more on Carers WA website

    Carer Wellness at Home | In Home Support Program | Carers WA

    Carers may struggle to find time to access support for themselves. Carers WA provide an in-home program that will bring our service and support to you.

    Read more on Carers WA website

    Carer Representation | Supporting Western Australians | Carers WA

    The Carer Representation Program enables people in a caring role to provide a voice for all carers through their lived experience. Make a difference today.

    Read more on Carers WA website

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