Carers

Young carers

A young carer is someone 25 years and under who provides unpaid care for a friend or family member with an illness, disability or chronic condition.

Available support

Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue - phone 1300 22 4636

Breakthru

Northern Carers Network - phone 8284 0388

Carers Link Barossa Region - phone 8562 4000

SA Country Carers - phone 1300 686 405

Carers SA

Carers SA - phone  8291 5600 or toll free 1800 242 636

Lifeline Crisis Support

Lifeline - phone 13 11 14

Raw Energy

Raw Energy - phone 8379 5777

Reach Out

Reach Out

Respite

Respite allows you to take time out for yourself. See Respite and other support for more information including the different types of respite available, costs and how to arrange respite.


Related information

Other websites

Being a young carer - Reach Out
Information for young carers - Young Carers Australia
Children of Mentally Ill Consumers (COMIC)


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Page last updated 29 November 2016

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Department for Communities and Social Inclusion
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