Carers Victoria - Carers Victoria is the statewide voice for family carers, representing and providing support to carers
Carers Gateway - Carer Gateway is an Australian Government program providing free services and support for carers.
Carers Collective - A free local carer peer support group in Nillumbik and the northeast, made for carers, by carers.
Carer Card program - Various discounts and concessions. Includes concession fares and free weekend travel on public transport. Recently expanded to give carers the same discounts as Senior Card holders.
Carers Allowance - An additional fortnightly payment if you give daily care to someone who has a disability, serious illness, or is frail aged. To see if you are eligible please see the website.
Carers Payment - An income support payment if you give constant care to someone who has a severe disability, illness, or an adult who is frail and old. To see if you are eligible please see the website.
Family Relationship Support for Carers (FRSC) - FRSC can arrange a number of FREE counselling sessions to assist individuals, couples and families to work through issues connected to their caring role. Future planning forums help carers and families to make decisions for the future of the person they are caring for. FRSC also facilitate forums regarding skill development, self-care and other education topics for the carers, so that they may continue their role to support their family member with a disability (including intellectual, physical, neurological, Autism Spectrum Disorder, acquired brain injury, mental illness and sensory).
Whittlesea Community Connections - If you live in Whittlesea, this organisation can support you with financial assistance, counselling, community transport and support to study or work. For more information contact Sadia at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0475 256 618.