Key Contacts for Carer Services and Respite

Carer Gateway

National online and phone service that provides practical information and resources to support carers
1800 422 737
www.carergateway.gov.au

Carers Victoria Carer Advisory Line

Advice and counselling (office hours)
1800 242 636
www.carersvictoria.org.au

Aged and Dementia

My Aged Care
Information on aged care services
1800 200 422
www.myagedcare.gov.au

National Dementia Helpline
Alzheimer's Australia
1800 100 500

Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service
1800 699 799
www.dbmas.org.au


Veterans Homecare
1300 550 450
www.dva.gov.au


Disability

Association for Children with a Disability
Information, support and advocacy
9880 7000
www.acd.org.au

Department of Health and Human Services
Information and referral
1800 783 783 or TTY 1800 008 149
www.dhhs.vic.gov.au

Department of Education and Early Childhood Intervention Services
1300 720 151
www.education.vic.gov.au

Mental Health

Tandem
The peak body for families and carers of people in Victoria experiencing mental ill health
8803 5555
www.tandemcarers.org.au

Young Carers

Young Carers
National association for information and support
1800 242 636
www.youngcarers.net.au

Headspace
National youth mental health foundation
Support for 12-25 year olds
1800 650 890
www.headspace.org.au

Local Council Contacts

Bayside City Council 
www.bayside.vic.gov.au
9599 4444

Cardinia Shire Council
www.cardinia.vic.gov.au
1300 787 624

City of Casey
www.casey.vic.gov.au
9705 5444

Frankston City Council
www.frankston.vic.gov.au
1300 322 322

City of Glen Eira
www.gleneira.vic.gov.au
9524 3333

City of Greater Dandenong
www.greaterdandenong.com
8571 5502

City of Kingston
www.kingston.vic.gov.au
9581 4876

Mornington Peninsula Shire
www.mornpen.vic.gov.au
1300 850 600

City of Port Phillip
www.portphillip.vic.gov.au
9209 6592

City of Stonnington
www.stonnington.vic.gov.au
8290 3224