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Carers WA

Carers WA offers a range of services for carers who provide unpaid care and support to a family member or friend, who has a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness, an alcohol or drug issue, or is frail-aged.

Telephone:    1300 227 377 or 1800 007 332 (counselling line)
Web:               www.carerswa.asn.au

Carer Gateway

This national online and phone service provides practical information and resources to support carers. Use the interactive service finder to connect to local support services.

Telephone:    1800 422 737
Web:               www.carergateway.gov.au

Commonwealth Respite & Carelink Centres (CRCC)

This national service provides a link to carer support services, and assists carers with options for regular, short-term and emergency respite.

Telephone:    1800 052 222 (office hours) or 1800 059 059 (emergency respite outside office hours)
Web:               www.dss.gov.au/disability-and-carers/carers  

Companion Card WA

People who have a permanent disability and require attendant care support from a companion to attend community events and activities may be eligible to apply for a Companion Card. The card can be presented when booking or purchasing a ticket from a participating business to secure a second ticket for a companion at no charge.

Telephone: 1800 617 337
Web:            www.wa.companioncard.org.au

Grandcarers Support Scheme

The scheme provides information and financial support for older adults with full-time responsibility for raising their grandchildren. Eligibility criteria apply.

Telephone: 1800 794 909
Web:            www.wanslea.asn.au

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