The latest news and updates from Carers NSW.
Carers should not have to carry the responsibilities of caring alone. There are support services available for carers living in NSW.
Carer Gateway is the national network of support services for carers. Access counselling, peer support, planned and emergency respite, carer support planning, carer directed support packages and more.
Getting the right information is important in helping you to manage your caring role.
Young carers are children and young people, 25 years or under, who help to support a family member or friend living with a disability, mental illness, drug or alcohol dependency, chronic condition, terminal illness or who is frail.
View our tailored resources that meet the needs of a diverse range of carers.
A range of services and support are available for carers living in NSW.
We offer education sessions and workshops for both carers and service providers to build participant knowledge and skills.
The Carers NSW Policy team monitors and analyses government policies that impact carers and advocates for change where it is needed.
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This resource contains some information to help young carers prepare for self-isolation during COVID-19, including what to pack in your self-isolation kit, things to consider if you are self-isolating and some key contacts for you to refer to if you are looking for support during this time.
This Handbook can be used as a reference for the ‘Navigating My Aged Care’ training module, and also as a stand-alone resource when you need a reminder, update or to access certain information about aged care services.
Carers make a significant contribution to Australian communities and families and to the economy.
Stay up to date with the latest developments for carers.