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Carers payments and services

Carers (DHS)

There are payments and services to support people who provide full-time care to someone else with a disability, illness or medical condition.

Department of Human Services

Caring for others

Covers a wide range of topics that may be relevant to people who are caring for others, such as caring for someone with dementia, with a mental illness, with a disability, with a drug problem or for someone with cancer.

healthdirect Australia

Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Services Directory

Do you need to know about which community, residential aged care, disability and other support services are available in your area? Search this directory for an extensive list of service providers - including the range of services they offer and their contact details.

Department of Health

Disability and carers

Programs and services and benefits and payments that support people with disabilities and their families and carers. Further support is provided through grants and funding for organisations delivering services for people with disability.

Department of Social Services

Help to stay at home - community care

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.

Department of Health

Home and community care program

The Home and Community Care (HACC) Program provides community care services to frail aged and younger people with disabilities, and their carers.

Department of Health

Living with a disability

Links to a range of resources about living with a disability, including advice, services, support groups and day to day issues such as dressing, driving and safety. Healthdirect provides links to some of Australia's most authoritative health organisations and their websites.

healthdirect Australia

Young Carers

Young Carers 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.

Department of Social Services

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