Carers' payments and services
HealthInsite topic page linking to information for and about carers, including carer support services and caring for people with specific conditions.
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There are payments and services to support people who provide full-time care to someone else with a disability, illness or medical condition.
The Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA) helps to support people with disability through programs and services and benefits and payments. Further support is provided through grants and funding for organisations delivering services for people with disability.
This section of the Department of Health and Ageing website contains information on community care. It includes information on community care services, home and community care and support for carers.
The Home and Community Care (HACC) Program provides community care services to frail aged and younger people with disabilities, and their carers.
The Young Carers website provides contacts and support for children and young people, families and primary teachers. Their respite and information services program assists young carers to complete their education.