Support for Carers

CARERS WA - Support for Family and Carers

Carers WA is non-profit, community-based organisation and registered charity dedicated to improving the lives of family carers living in Western Australia.

Services are available to individuals who are providing unpaid care and support to a family member or loved one living with mental health challenges, disability, a long-term medical condition (including terminal or chronic illness), substance dependency or frailty due to age.

Carers WA offers a range of innovative programs and services for carers aimed at providing practical and emotional support. Services include the provision of specialist information and advice, resources and carer support through education/training, social support and carer advocacy and representation.

Carers WA is also the lead service provider for Carer Gateway services in WA.  Services include in-person peer support, counselling, respite care and financial assistance. F rom their head office in Perth they provide services to caring families throughout Western Australia.

To learn more about services available through Carers WA, visit CarersWA website

Contact Community Engagement Officer Email:

Phone: 0479 112 210

HELPING MINDS – Metal Health and Carer Support

Phone counselling for people in regional and remote WA on 1800 811 747.

HelpingMinds® offers free support to the family and friends of people living with mental health challenges across WA.  They were founded nearly 45 years ago and understand that having a loved one who is experiencing mental ill-health can be a difficult and isolating experience.

Free and confidential mental health services include:

Contact 08 9247 7100


Are you one of the 2.5 million Australians who care for a loved one, friend or neighbour?

Find out information about the support services available to you, on the Carer Gateway.