Alfred Health Carer Services and is the regional contact point for carers/ families (including young carers) and the community.
It provides respite and practical and emotional support for carers in the southern suburbs of Melbourne.
It also works in partnership with health and community services to help meet the needs of carers through a range of activities such as information provision, referral, respite coordination, carer education and respite planning.
To discuss a referral, service providers may contact key staff directly.
Aged Services - Program Manager on 9212 3011
Dementia Coordinator: 8781 3414
Aged and Residential Respite Options Coordinator: 8781 3406
Access & Referral Coordinator: 9076 4049
NRCP Services Flexible Respite Coordinator: 9212 3008
Disability, Mental Health & Young Carer Services - Program Manager on 8781 3409
Disability Coordinator: 9212 3002
Mental Health & Young Carers Coordinator: 9076 4046
Access, Referral & After Hours Coordinator: 9076 6888
Any carer living in the Southern Metropolitan Region, which includes the cities of Port Phillip, Stonnington, Glen Eira, Bayside, Kingston, Greater Dandenong, Casey, Frankston, Cardinia Shire and the Mornington Peninsula Shire. Carers can be parents, partners, spouses, children or friends who provide unpaid care and support for people who have a disability, mental illness, dementia or who are frail aged.
How to Refer: http://www.carersouth.org.au/