Family & Carer Support
Carer Gateway is an important resource for all carers. Carer Gateway provides emotional, practical, and financial support for carers. There are also tips and information for carers on how best to manage different life events and online courses to help carers to develop new skills which can positively impact their caring role. Carer Gateway can also connect carers with other carers with both in person and online peer support groups. Carers can access Carer Gateway by visiting the webpage or by calling 1800 422 737.
Carers Queensland are a Queensland based organisation which provides a range of programs and services to support carers including training and wellness initiatives. Carers Queensland can be contacted by vising the webpage or by calling 1300 747 636.
ARAFMI provides counselling, support groups, workshops and information sessions to carers or family members of a person living with a mental illness. ARAMFI can be contacted by visiting their webpage or my calling 07 3254 1881 or by calling their 24/7 carer helpline on 1300 554 660.
If you’re a young carer (under 25 years of age) there is the Young Carers Network which provides support to young carers. The Young Carers Network also offer a Young Carer Bursary which helps by providing financial support to young carers to continue their education.
Raising Children is an Australian parenting website which can be a great place for parents to connect with one another to learn how best to support their child with or without disability. MyTime also provides supports to parents of children with disabilities. Siblings Australia is a place where parents can learn how to best support their children without disability and also where siblings of people with disability can connect and share ideas.