During the COVID-19 health pandemic, Carers SA is fully committed to supporting South Australian carers (click here to learn more). If you need assistance during this time, please call us on 1800 242 636

How can we help?

Caring families are at the heart of everything we do.

We want your contribution to be valued and your voice to be heard. Carers SA provides recognition, support and advice to make sure that you get the help that you need to fulfill your role to its best potential.

  • Advice

    Our friendly, knowledgeable staff are on hand to help you work through the emotions and challenges carers face everyday.

    Ask for advice
  • Carer Support

    Our local support programs connect you with local staff, other carers, groups, events and activities, so you can obtain support and spend some time away from your caring role in a social environment. We also provide carer education and training workshops to assist carers in their role

    Discover Local Support
  • Respite

    It’s okay to need a break from the demanding role of being a carer. We can help you to explore options and plan flexible respite that best meets the needs of the person you care for. We can also help you organise emergency respite if you cannot fulfil your caring role.

    Take a break
  • Counselling

    Talking to a counsellor can help you explore ways to deal with complex situations, and to balance caring with the rest of your life. Sharing your emotions can be hard, but it can make a huge difference.

    Need to talk? We can help

Anyone, anytime, can be a carer

Are you looking after a family member or a friend?

We’re here for YOU.

We assist and empower carers who provide unpaid care and support to family members and friends who have a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness, drug or alcohol issue, or who are frail.

We welcome carers from all manner of diverse backgrounds to join our programs, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander carers, carers from other cultural backgrounds, and carers who may identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex.

Are you a Carer?

Learn more about the numbers involved. Or tap into our resources to find out information about the policy, finance, legal and organisational aspects that might affect you.

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