Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres

The Commonwealth Respite & Carelink Centres (CRCCs) will continue to provide information about respite options and support services until May 2020, when they will be replaced by the new Integrated Carer Support Service (ICSS).

Commonwealth Respite & Carelink Centres (CRCCs) will continue to provide information about respite options and support services until May 2020, when they will be replaced by the new Integrated Carer Support Service

From April 2020 carers can contact the Carer Gateway on 1800 422 737 for information about planned and emergency respite and other carer supports. After hours emergency respite will also be available.

Until May 2020, carers seeking information on planned and emergency respite can still contact their nearest CRCC by phoning 1800 052 222 during business hours or 1800 059 059 for emergency respite support outside standard business hours (free call except from mobile phones).

Carers may also be able to access respite or other supports that achieve similar outcomes through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) or My Aged Care.

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