Factsheet: Being a Carer and seeking support
Having support can help if you’re caring for your loved ones
Call Carer Gateway for support and services. Select option 1 to speak with your local service provider.
1800 422 737 Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm local time
In an emergency or if someone is in danger Triple Zero 000
If you are in crisis, anxious or depressed and want to talk with someone Lifeline 13 11 14 for anyone
Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800 for people aged 5 to 25
If you suddenly find you can’t provide care, for example if you become ill or injured, call Carer Gateway for help with accessing emergency respite.
1800 422 737 24 hours a day, 7 days a week