Carer Gateway

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

Carers Victoria Carer Advisory Line

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


Aged and Dementia

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

National Dementia Helpline
Dementia Australia
Contact 1800 100 500

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

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


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National Disability Insurance Scheme

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is the new way of providing support for Australians with disability, their families and carers.

The NDIS will provide about 460,000 Australians under the age of 65 with a permanent and significant disability with the reasonable and necessary supports they need to live an ordinary life.

Disability

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

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

Department of Education and Early Childhood Intervention Services
Contact 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
Contact 8803 5555
www.tandemcarers.org.au

Wellways Australia
Not for profit mental health and disability support organisation
Contact 1300 111 400
www.wellways.org

Mind Australia and Mind Victoria
Supports people with the day to day impacts of mental illness.
Carer helpline 1300 554 660
www.mindaustralia.org.au


Young Carers

Young Carers National Association for Information and Support
Contact 1800 242 636
www.youngcarers.net.au

Headspace
National Youth Mental Health Foundation
Support for 12-25 year olds
Contact 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