Services covering the City of Greater Dandenong, City of Casey and Cardinia Shire
Alfred Health Carer Services provides free information and support to carers who live in Melbourne’s southern metropolitan region. This includes local government areas of Port Phillip, Stonnington, Glen Eira, Bayside, Kingston, Greater Dandenong, Casey, Frankston, Cardinia Shire and the Mornington Peninsula Shire.
Carers can be any age. Children and young adults can be young carers and may be able to get special help and support. Young carers might not be the only person who cares for someone and they might not provide care every day.
Every caring journey has its challenges. Maintaining your own health and wellbeing is important. We can help you find the most useful supports for your situation.
Service Address: Suite 3/31, Princes Highway, Dandenong Vic 3175
Phone: 1800 51 21 21
We provide Carer Gateway (Commonwealth-funded) and Support for Carers (State-funded) services: - support for carers to focus on their own needs and personal goals - information and assistance to connect carers with the right support services - support to access respite and equipment - carer coaching - facilitated peer to peer support to enhance carer wellbeing - events for carers focusing on education, peer support and social connection We also provide respite services, resources and supported activities for older people with care needs, and their carers, via the Commonwealth Home Support Program. Fees apply for this program. Every caring journey has its challenges. Maintaining your own health and wellbeing is important. We can help you find the most useful supports for your situation.
Emergency Contact: 1800 422 737 | Contact: 1800 51 21 21
Provided by: Alfred Health Carer Services