1. Carer Support and Respite



    Services/programs

      Carer Support and Respite

    • Enhancing Vacation Care Program

      The Enhancing Vacation Care Program Helps children and teens aged between 6 - 18 years who...

      Eligibility: Need to be aged between 6 - 18 years
      Need to live in the Shire of Cardinia

      Contact: 03 9591 6488

      Referral by: - Any organisation or school which has someone who...

    • PATS - Paying Attention to Self

      PATS - Paying Attention to Self is a peer support group for young people aged 12 – 18 years...

      Eligibility: Young people between 12-18 years of age who have a parent with a mental illness.

      Contact: 03 9793 2155

      Referral by: - Referrals are welcome from any source including...

    • Southern Migrant and Refugee Centre

      Provides one-on-one support to refugee young people. Other services include activities (sport,...

      Eligibility: Refugee young people aged 16-25 living in the City of Greater Dandenong, City of Casey or...

      Contact: 03 9767 1900

      Referral by: - Anyone can refer. Young people can self refer.

    • Young Carers Program

      Provides support and information for young carers who look after someone who has a long term...

      Eligibility: Young people aged up to 18 years who live in the Southern region.

      Contact: 1800 052 222

      Referral by: Service providers, schools, families, self-referral

    • Young Carers Program

      Provides support to young carers. Young carers are children or young people up to 18 years...

      Eligibility: Students under 18 years of age with a significant caring role who need support to complete their...

      Contact: 1800 052 222

      Referral by: - Anyone. Service provider, school, parent, self.