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Carers Victoria

Carers Victoria is a not-for-profit organisation recognised and funded as the peak body for carers and caring families in Victoria.

Carers Victoria work collaboratively with Carers Australia and other State and Territory-based carer associations to represent, advocate, and provide carer services on behalf of carers throughout Australia.

Carers Victoria operate a number of State-wide services which are available to help carers navigate the different challenges they may face.

Vision and mission

An Australia that values and supports all carers.

How Carers Victoria can help

Carers Victoria works to ensure that caring is a shared responsibility of family, community and government. They want to support carers better and make carers lives better.

They provide advice, information and support to carers to improve their health, wellbeing, capacity and resilience.

Information / help lines

  • Call 1800 514 845 Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm to speak to Carers Victoria about support services
  • Visit Carer Gateway or call 1800 422 737 8am to 5pm, Mon to Fri AEST
  • Call 1800 422 737 to make an appointment with the Carer Gateway National Counselling Service Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm AEST. Counselling is offered face-to-face, via telephone, email and Skype, or in a group.

Programs, apps and tools

Recommended links

This information was originally published on healthdirect - Carers Victoria.

Last reviewed: June 2020

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