Help from people who understand life with a serious illness
The following contacts are either for the support groups themselves, or for the organisations that can help you to access support.
There are many support groups available for carers. Each state and territory association will offer support groups of some kind. Call 1800 242 636 for carer supports and services. Go to the Carers Australia website for links to programs and the state and territory associations.
From the Australian Government Carer Gateway: Carer Forum
From Palliative care Australia: Carer Support and Services
- The Compassionate Friends websites offer support following a death of a child:
- Australian Capital Territory
- New South Wales
- South Australia
- Western Australia
Motor Neurone Disease (MND)
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