Young Carers Program (Alfred Health Carers Services)

  1. About this service

    Provides respite support to young people who are carers at risk of disengaging from school.

      • Service name

        Young Carers Program (Alfred Health Carers Services)

      • Additional sites

        Various Sites - available in Dandenong, Frankston

      • Phone

        1800 052 222

      • Urgency levels

        Direct Help, Some Help, Just Curious

      • Service area

        Bayside City Council, City of Kingston, City of Glen Eira, City of Port Phillip, City of Stonnington

      • Service hours

        Mon to Fri 8.30am - 5pm

      • Age group

        12 - 25 years

      • Eligibility criteria

        Service for people who are engaged in school or study and are in a caring role
        Must live, work or study in the Cities of Bayside, Glen Eira, Kingston, Port Phillip and Stonnington

      • Interpreters

        Yes, but requires booking in advance

      • Service type

        INDIVIDUAL

      • Costs

        No Costs

      • Disability access

        Yes

      • Drop in service

        No

      • Outreach

        Yes

    More information for teachers, wellbeing staff and service professionals

      • Participation length

        Provides short term support

      • Participation type

        Voluntary

      • Secondary consult

        Yes

      • Staff profile

        Qualified Staff

      • Who can refer

        Anyone

  2. Young Carers Program (Alfred Health Carers Services)