Other Support for Families and Carers

Outside of Orygen specialist program, other supports to families and carers are available.

Carer Gateway can provide people in caring roles with information, referral, peer support and other supports.  You can contact Carer Gateway on 1800 422 737 or via their website.

The Western Metropolitan Family and Carer-led Centre – or Mental Health and Wellbeing Connect – can provide a range of information, resources, counselling, groups and other supports to people who care for people experiencing mental health or substance use issues.  You can contact Mental Health and Wellbeing Connect via 0429 564 269, or emailing familycarerledcentrewesternmetro@jss.org.au

mind Australia provide a Carer Helpline on 1300 554 660.