Young Carers Program

  1. About This Service

    Provides support and information for young carers who look after someone who has a long term illness, a disability, a mental illness or drug/alcohol issues. This may include help at home, tutoring and finding ways to take a break.

      • Service Name

        Young Carers Program

      • Additional Sites

        Operates from Dandenong, Frankston and Caulfield offices.

      • Phone

        1800 052 222

      • Urgency Levels

        Additional Support, Programs/Activities

      • Service Area

        City of Casey, City of Greater Dandenong, Cardinia Shire

      • Age Group

        Maximum age 18 years

      • Eligibility Criteria

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

      • Interpreters

        Yes, but requires booking in advance

      • Service Type

        INDIVIDUAL

      • Costs

      • Disability Access Yes
    More information for teachers, wellbeing staff and service professionals

      • Participation Length

        Variable

      • Who Can Refer

        Service providers, schools, families, self-referral

  2. Young Carers Program