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Carers WA

Carers Western Australia (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.

They are a non-profit, community based organisation and registered charity dedicated to improving the lives of the estimated 230,000 family carers living in Western Australia. Part of the National Network of Carers Associations, Carers WA are a peak body recognised by government as the voice of family carers. They represent 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.

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

Vision and mission

Carers WA envisions a Western Australia that values and supports carers, providing them with choices and opportunities to participate in every aspect of life.

Carers WA’s mission is to support and raise awareness of carers through advocacy, service provision and partnerships.

How Carers WA can help

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.

Information / help lines

  • Visit Carers WA or call 1300 227 377 Mon to Fri, 8.30 am to 4.30 pm WST for support.
  • Visit Carer Gateway or call 1800 422 737 8.00am to 5.00pm, Mon to Fri AEST.
  • Call 1800 007 332 to make an appointment to speak with a Carers WA Counsellor, Mon to Fri 8.30 am to 4.30 pm WST. Counselling is offered face-to-face, via telephone, email and Skype, or in a group.

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Last reviewed: June 2020

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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

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Diversity & Inclusion - Carers WA

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

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Our Services | Financial, Health & Lifestyle Planning Support | Carers WA

Carers WA services provide information & support for assistance with government payments, carer directed packages & carer allowances. Call Carers WA today.

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Digital Resources for Carers in Western Australia | Carers WA

Carers WA provides digital resources & information about services, government payments, carer directed packages & carer allowances. Call Carers WA today.

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Better Start for Children with Disability in Western Australia | Carers WA

Better Start for Children with Disability has closed for new registrations and will be absorbed into the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

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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

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Carer Gateway Western Australia | Carer Support Packages | Carers WA

Carer Gateway is dedicated to supporting family carers by providing access to services including counselling, online coaching, skills courses and support.

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Young People - Carers WA

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

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Carer Rights - Carers WA

It is vital for the needs of the caring community to be clearly understood by those individuals and organisations sanctioned to support carers

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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.

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