Carers

DSS Carers

  • Mental Health Respite for Carers- Provides support for Carers of persons with a mental illness, such as arranging respite, short breaks, training and education with access to resources.
  • Carers Support- Facilitation of linking in Carers to Carer support services including Carers WA, education and training, respite opportunities and support groups. This also includes support for young Carers.
  • Advisory Group Programs- Carer and Client advisory group support including bi-monthly Carer and Consumer group meetings.
  • Young Carers- A range of supports for young Carers, young family members and young people at risk.
  • Youth Support Group – A group for with children with diagnoses, to empower them and give respite to the carers and siblings in the household, creating independence, new friendships and social interaction.