The Carer Gateway – A new online and phone service for carers

The Carer Gateway is a new national phone and online service for carers. The aim of this new service is to provide carers with advice, such as how to look after yourself while providing care for someone else, information about legal and financial matters and help to find a local service for instance. There’s a comprehensive section with information and advice for people who are new to a caring role.  The site includes various fact sheets, carer stories videos and more. You can visit their website here or contact them by phone.

Free call: 1800 422 737

For support and advice,
Monday to Friday,
8am to 6pm

If you need to contact the service in a language other than English  you can call the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) on 131 450. TIS can translate in more than 100 languages and is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.