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Carers SA

Supporting Family Carers
To promote, assist, empower, and enhance the lives of family carers.


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Carers provide care and ongoing support to family members and friends who have a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness or who are frail aged.

We consult with carers and work closely with government and other support organisations to improve the lives of caring families throughout South Australia.

Advice For Carers

Services and supports

Provided by government and other organisations

Work and finance

Your rights at work and financial help you may be entitled to

Plan ahead

Make emergency and long term plans

Look after yourself

Take care of your own heath and emotional wellbeing

Time for yourself

Ways to organise regular breaks from caring

Talk things over

A community of people who will listen to and support you

Advocacy rights and change

Speak up on behalf of yourself and your family


Services We Offer:

Free counselling for carers throughout South Australia

Carers SA works to speak up for carers on policy issues that affect them.

Respite and support for carers in South Australia

Carer-Ed provides education and training for carers and the professionals who support them

For caring families across South Australia

Supporting carers from diverse cultural and language backgrounds

Carer support program

Young carers: people under 25 in the caring role

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