Carer Support

Support in your Community

Carers SA provide a range of services to support carers. This includes activity groups, support sessions, social outings, retreats and educational workshops. Individual support, information and advice can be provided over the phone or by making a time to meet with one of our friendly staff.

Sometimes it can help to take a short time away from caring, and share your experiences with others who understand the pressures it can bring. Our carer support programs can connect you to your local network of peers and relevant services.

To find out about Carer Support options in your area, get in touch with us on:

1800 242 636

Make new friends

Sometimes it can help to take a some time out from caring, and share your experiences with others who understand the pressures it can bring. Our carer support programs can connect you to your local network of peers and relevant services.

Many carers find that the demands of caring make it difficult to keep in touch with friends and family. Attending carer support activities, even just meeting for a cup of coffee or a trip to the movies can expand your social circle.
We welcome carers from all manner of diverse backgrounds to join our programs, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander carers, carers from other cultural backgrounds, and carers who may identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander carers are also supported by our network of Aboriginal carer support workers.

Training and Workshops

Carers SA runs training sessions and workshops about local services, research and tips to make caring more manageable. These workshops are a great way of gaining knowledge and skills that can help you with your caring role.

Current Training and Workshops

Emotional Support

Carers often find it a relief to talk things over with people who understand the pressures of caring but are not directly involved with your situation. We have a network of support staff and carer mentors who are available to listen and assist you to manage your caring role. We are available to talk over the phone or can arrange to meet face to face at one of our 9 office locations across South Australia.

If you would prefer to speak to one of our qualified counsellors, you could consider our counselling service.

Taking care of you

We understand that you can’t take care of anyone else unless you take care of yourself. Learn more about identifying your own needs, and taking the appropriate steps to meet them.

Look after yourself

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