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