Living in NSW
Caring for others
Carer Associations throughout Australia provide interactive and informative workshops for carers covering a broad range of issues and skills relating to the caring role.
Find information for carers, including advice on organising activities, and avoiding injury.
Need help or someone to talk to? Get support or councelling by contacting one of the services listed here.
Find information about the services available to carers in NSW.
Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres are information centres for older people, people with disabilities and those who provide care and services. Centres provide free and confidential information on community aged care, disability and other support services.
In NSW employers of disabled apprentices and trainees are entitled to the standard range of Commonwealth incentives and NSW State financial assistance.
Financial benefits and services are available for parents or carers who provide daily care to someone who has a severe disability, medical condition or is elderly.
Centrelink can support carers with a range of payments. Find out further information here.
Find comprehensive impartial information about aged care in Australia and how you can get help.
Young carers are young people up to 25 years of age who help care in families where someone has an illness, a mental or physical disability, or who has an alcohol or drug problem.
Search here for a wide range of family support services and contact details.
Find out about the services offered by Australia's Child Support Scheme, supporting separated parents to transfer payments for the benefit of their children.
Find out about the services available to people with a disability, older people and their carers, to help them live independently in their own homes.
The NSW Children's Guardian is a government department set up to promote the best interests and rights of children and young people in out-of-home care in NSW.
Find out about the types of childcare available, benefits available to you and more.
The Home and Community Care (HACC) Program is a joint Australian and NSW Government initiative to help people live more independently in their own home and community.