Links to Other Services and Resources

The Carer Gateway

Carer Gateway  1800 422 737 (Mon to Fri 8am to 5pm)

Services available include:
• Counselling
• Coaching
• Respite Care – in an emergency and helping to plan for regular respite
• Connecting with other carers
• Online skills courses
• Financial support packages to assist your caring role

Carers NSW

Carers NSW  02 9280 4744

Carers NSW is the peak organisation for carers in NSW. You can join for free and receive a regular newsletter.

The Carer Life Course identifies six phases of caring that most carers go through and provides information, support and resources for each stage.

Multicultural Carers

Information In Other Languages

Information useful to carers in other languages can be found online at:

Mullticultural Health Communication - NSW Health

Multicultural Health Service

ISLHD Multicultural Health Service

Aboriginal Carers

Aboriginal Health Service

Young Carers

Young Carers

Aged Care

My Aged Care is the access point for government subsidised aged care services and information. You can find out about types of services and how to get them. This includes services in the community and residential aged care.


The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides support to eligible people with disability under the age of 65 years.

People with Disability Australia is a national peak disability rights and advocacy organisation.

Advocacy and Legal Planning

Planning Ahead Tools provides information and advice for future legal, health and financial decision making.

Seniors Rights Service provides free, confidential advocacy, advice, education and legal services to older people in New South Wales

Illawarra Advocacy provides independent advocacy services to people with disability in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven region.

Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association of NSW (MDDA) is the peak organisation for people from non-English speaking backgrounds with disability, their families and carers in NSW.

Catheter Care - Information for Patients and their Carers

Catheter Care