DHS has a long history of funding support services for carers in South Australia. DHS works in collaboration with Carer Support providers to help carers understand and connect to services available.
The Act acknowledges the important role of unpaid carers in the community. It sets out rules for government agencies and contracted organisations that provide services to carers and the people in their care.
A list of support services available within South Australia for carers and their families.
Access for Young carers (children and young people up to 25 years) to government and non-government support agencies.
Carer Gateway is an Australian Government program providing free services and support for carers.
If you care for a family member or friend with disability, a medical condition, mental illness, or who is frail due to age, then Carer Gateway can help you.
DHS works in collaboration with Carers SA the lead provider in SA for carer services. Carers SA acts as both a representative organisation and a service provider, offering a range of services to caring families in metropolitan, rural and remote locations across South Australia.