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Advocacy, advice, counselling and information to understand and manage situations, behaviours and relationships associated with care provision and the caring role.
Alzheimer's Australia WA advocates for people living with dementia, their carers and families, and provides support services, education and information.
HACC assessment by Regional Assessment Service. Contact 1300 785 415
HACC – Home and Community Care; Counselling; Information; Advocacy; Referral ServiceSouth East MetropolitanAlzheimersCulturally and Linguistically Diverse55 Walters Drive Osborne Park60171800 100 500 alzwa@alzheimers.org.auwa.fightdementia.org.au/support-and-services/services-and-programs-we-provide/counsellingservices-31.91218115.81311
  
Supporting carers to take a break from their caring role, ususally on a planned and/or regular basis.
Alzheimer's Australia WA advocates for people living with dementia, their carers and families, and provides support services, education and information.
HACC assessment by Regional Assessment Service. Contact 1300 785 415
HACC – Home and Community Care; RespiteEast MetropolitanAlzheimersCulturally and Linguistically Diverse55 Walters Drive Osborne Park60171800 100 500 alzwa@alzheimers.org.auhttps://wa.fightdementia.org.au/wa/support-and-services/services-and-programs-we-provide/respite-services-31.91218115.81311
  
Trained support workers provide one-on-one respite and social support for the person with dementia and their family, in their home or the community.
Trained support workers provide one-on-one respite and social support for the person with dementia and their family, in their home or the community.
RespiteStatewideAlzheimersCulturally and Linguistically Diverse55 Walters Drive Osborne Park60171800 100 500 alzwa@alzheimers.org.auhttps://wa.fightdementia.org.au/wa/support-and-services/services-and-programs-we-provide/respite-services-31.91218115.81311
  
Trained support workers provide one-on-one respite and social support for the person with dementia and their family, in their home or the community.
Trained support workers provide one-on-one respite and social support for the person with dementia and their family, in their home or the community.
CHSP – Commonwealth Home Support Program; RespiteWheatbeltAlzheimersCulturally and Linguistically DiverseSuite 5 /134 Avon TerraceYork6302(08) 9641 2865, 1800 100 500 alzwa@alzheimers.org.auhttps://wa.fightdementia.org.au/wa/support-and-services/services-and-programs-we-provide/respite-services-31.88843116.76842
  
The Carer Support Program meets once a month for two hours, providing carers with an opportunity to connect with others with a similar caring experience.
The Carer Support Program meets once a month for two hours, providing carers with an opportunity to connect with others with a similar caring experience.
Carer Support GroupEast MetropolitanAlzheimersCulturally and Linguistically Diverse55 Walters Drive Osborne Park60171800 100 500 alzwa@alzheimers.org.auhttps://wa.fightdementia.org.au/wa/support-and-services/services-and-programs-we-provide/carer-support-groups-31.91218115.81311
  
Alzheimer's Australia WA provides free courses on a range of topics for families and friends of people with dementia.
Alzheimer's Australia WA provides free courses on a range of topics for families and friends of people with dementia.
Education; Counselling; Information; Advocacy; Referral ServiceStatewideAlzheimersCulturally and Linguistically Diverse55 Walters Drive Osborne Park60171800 100 500 csgwa@alzheimers.org.au https://wa.fightdementia.org.au/wa/support-and-services/services-and-programs-we-provide/carer-support-groups-31.91218115.81311
  
The Carer Support and Skills Development Program is a weekly, 2 hour structured program held over 5 weeks.
The Carer Support and Skills Development Program is a weekly, 2 hour structured program held over 5 weeks.
Carer Support Group; Skills Development; EducationStatewideAlzheimersCulturally and Linguistically Diverse55 Walters Drive Osborne Park6017(08) 9388 2800, 1800 100 500 alzwa@alzheimers.org.auhttps://wa.fightdementia.org.au/wa/support-and-services/services-and-programs-we-provide/carer-support-groups-31.91218115.81311
  
Trained support workers provide one-on-one respite and social support for the person with dementia and their family, in their home or the community.
Trained support workers provide one-on-one respite and social support for the person with dementia and their family, in their home or the community.
HACC – Home and Community Care; RespiteSouth East MetropolitanAlzheimersCulturally and Linguistically Diverse55 Walters Drive Osborne Park6017(08) 9388 2800, 1800 100 500 alzwa@alzheimers.org.auhttps://wa.fightdementia.org.au/wa/support-and-services/services-and-programs-we-provide/carer-support-groups-31.91218115.81311
  
The Younger Onset Dementia (YOD) Keyworker program provides individualised services and support for people living with younger onset dementia (under 65 years) and their carers.
The Younger Onset Dementia (YOD) Keyworker program provides individualised services and support for people living with younger onset dementia (under 65 years) and their carers.
Keyworker Program; Counselling; Information; Advocacy; Referral ServiceStatewideAlzheimersCulturally and Linguistically Diverse55 Walters Drive Osborne Park6017(08) 9388 2800, 1800 100 500 wa.yodkeyworker@alzheimers.org.au or alzwa@alzheimers.org.auhttps://wa.fightdementia.org.au/wa/support-and-services/services-and-programs-we-provide/carer-support-groups-31.91218115.81311
  
The Carer Support Program meets once a month for two hours, providing carers of people with younger onset dementia (under 65 years) with an opportunity to connect with others with a similar caring experience.
The Carer Support Program meets once a month for two hours, providing carers of people with younger onset dementia (under 65 years) with an opportunity to connect with others with a similar caring experience.
Carer Support GroupNorth MetropolitanAlzheimersCulturally and Linguistically Diverse55 Walters Drive Osborne Park6017(08) 9388 2800, 1800 100 500 csgwa@alzheimers.org.au or alzwa@alzheimers.org.auhttps://wa.fightdementia.org.au/wa/support-and-services/services-and-programs-we-provide/carer-support-groups-31.91218115.81311
  
Connect for Life provides flexible respite and support options for carers of people with severe mental illness or intellectual disability.
AnglicareWA supports people, carers, families and the communities to manage challenges by building their resilience and capacity.
RespiteSouth East MetropolitanAutism Spectrum DisorderCulturally and Linguistically Diverse2232C Albany HighwayGosnells6110(08) 9394 9214info@anglicarewa.org.auhttps://www.anglicarewa.org.au/relationships/mental-health/connect-for-life.aspx-32.07132116.00164
  
The Family Relationship Service provides information, support, referral, counselling and mediation services to the family or carers of people with disability, through one-on-one or phone counselling.
The Family Relationship Service provides information, support, referral, counselling and mediation services to the family or carers of people with disability, through one-on-one or phone counselling.
Family Relationship; Counselling; Information; Advocacy; Referral ServiceSouth East MetropolitanAgedCulturally and Linguistically DiverseGeoffrey Sambell Centre, 23 Adelaide TerraceEast Perth6004(08) 9263 2000info@anglicarewa.org.auhttp://www.anglicarewa.org.au/relationships/counselling/family-relationship-for-carers.aspx-31.96112115.87588
  
Supporting carers to take a break from their caring role, ususally on a planned and/or regular basis.
Astley Care is a community organisation funded through the Home and Community Care Program, the Home Care Package Program and Commonwealth Home Support Program.
HACC assessment by Regional Assessment Service. Contact 1300 785 415 or (08) 9490 2393
HACC – Home and Community Care; RespiteSouth East MetropolitanAgedCulturally and Linguistically DiverseAstley House, 23 Astley StreetGosnells6110(08) 9490 2393admin@astleycare.com.auhttp://www.astleycare.com.au-32.07279116.00516
  
Advocacy, advice, counselling and information to understand and manage situations, behaviours and relationships associated with care provision and the caring role.
Advocacy, advice, counselling and information to understand and manage situations, behaviours and relationships associated with care provision and the caring role.
HACC assessment by Regional Assessment Service. Contact 1300 785 415 or (08) 9490 2393
HACC – Home and Community Care; Counselling; Information; Advocacy; Referral ServiceSouth East MetropolitanAgedCulturally and Linguistically DiverseAstley House, 23 Astley StreetGosnells6110(08) 9490 2393admin@astleycare.com.au or admin@goscom.org.au http://www.astleycare.com.au-32.07279116.00516
  
Supporting carers to take a break from their caring role, ususally on a planned and/or regular basis.
Augusta MPS provides integrated health and aged care services, with a mix of residential and acute care beds.
HACC assessment by Regional Assessment Service. Contact 1300 785 415
HACC – Home and Community Care; RespiteSouth WestAgedCulturally and Linguistically DiverseCnr Blackwood and Donovan Streets Augusta6290(08) 9758 3222georgina.thiele@health.wa.gov.au-34.30697115.15906
  
Supporting carers to take a break from their caring role, ususally on a planned and/or regular basis.
Supporting carers to take a break from their caring role, ususally on a planned and/or regular basis.
HACC assessment by Regional Assessment Service. Contact 1300 785 415
HACC – Home and Community Care; RespiteEast MetropolitanAgedCulturally and Linguistically Diverse275 Stirling StreetPerth6000(08) 9328 7688CEO@aaawa.org.au http://www.aaawa.org.au/HACC.html-31.9434115.86808
  
The program provides home and residential respite care to eligible carers.
Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres (CRCC) provide free information and referral services on community aged care, disability and other support services for carers.
RespiteStatewideAgedCulturally and Linguistically DiversePerth1800 052 222
  
The Autism West Talk Series gives presentations to people and parents of children on the spectrum, and to professionals working with people with autism.
Autism West is a not for profit family support service that provides social and therapy groups for people on the spectrum, as well as conferences, workshops and an autism resource centre.
Family Relationship; Support GroupStatewideAutism Spectrum DisorderCulturally and Linguistically Diverse8/62 McCabe Street (Rocky Bay site)Mosman Park6012(08) 9383 6123info@autismwest.org.auhttp://www.autismwest.org.au/index.php/autism-west-program/-32.02076115.77038
  
Autism West provides evening, weekend and school holiday social and therapy groups for people aged 6 years to adults. The groups are also an opportunity for family respite.
Autism West provides evening, weekend and school holiday social and therapy groups for people aged 6 years to adults. The groups are also an opportunity for family respite.
RespiteStatewideAutism Spectrum DisorderCulturally and Linguistically Diverse8/62 McCabe Street (Rocky Bay site)Mosman Park6012(08) 9383 6123info@autismwest.org.auhttp://www.autismwest.org.au/index.php/family-services/-32.02076115.77038
  
The program provides sensory movie days and autism resource centre with autism specific books, DVDs and more.
The program provides sensory movie days and autism resource centre with autism specific books, DVDs and more.
Family Relationship; Carer Support GroupStatewideAutism Spectrum DisorderCulturally and Linguistically Diverse8/62 McCabe Street (Rocky Bay site)Mosman Park6012(08) 9383 6123info@autismwest.org.auhttp://www.autismwest.org.au/index.php/family-services/-32.02076115.77038
  
Supporting carers to take a break from their caring role, ususally on a planned and/or regular basis.
Avivo (formerly Perth Home Care Services) works with people in their homes and communities in the areas of disability, ageing and mental health, in Perth, the Coral coast and Wheatbelt areas.
HACC assessment by Regional Assessment Service. Contact 1300 785 415
HACC – Home and Community Care; RespiteWheatbeltAgedCulturally and Linguistically Diverse149 Fitzgerald StreetNortham6401(08) 9621 7900davina.edwards@mifwa.org.au http://www.avivo.org.au/services/-31.65299116.67223
  
Supporting carers to take a break from their caring role, ususally on a planned and/or regular basis.
Supporting carers to take a break from their caring role, ususally on a planned and/or regular basis.
HACC assessment by Regional Assessment Service. Contact 1300 785 415 or 1300 428 486
HACC – Home and Community Care; RespiteEast MetropolitanAgedCulturally and Linguistically Diverse30 Hasler RoadOsborne Park6017(08) 9204 7800hello@avivo.org.au http://www.avivo.org.au/services/-31.91092115.80872
  
Avivo provides a 24/7 crisis support service, and can provide up to three days help for unexpected incidents that make it difficult for the carer to support the person they care for.Temporary support can be provided until alternative arrangements can be made.
Avivo provides a 24/7 crisis support service, and can provide up to three days help for unexpected incidents that make it difficult for the carer to support the person they care for.Temporary support can be provided until alternative arrangements can be made.
Crisis Support; RespitePerth Metropolitan AreaAgedCulturally and Linguistically Diverse30 Hasler RoadOsborne Park6017(08) 9204 7801hello@avivo.org.au http://www.avivo.org.au/services/-31.91092115.80872
  
A peer support group for carers of people with mental illness in the Wheatbelt region. Meets at Bernard Park from 10:00am - 11:30am on the third Thursday of every month.
Avivo provides a 24/7 crisis support service, and can provide up to three days help for unexpected incidents that make it difficult for the carer to support the person they care for.Temporary support can be provided until alternative arrangements can be made.
Peer Support; Social SupportWheatbeltMental HealthCulturally and Linguistically Diverse149 Fitzgerald StreetNortham64010429 418 010, (08) 9237 8900 davina.edwards@mifwa.org.au http://www.avivo.org.au/services/-31.65299116.67223
  
Supporting carers to take a break from their caring role, ususally on a planned and/or regular basis.
The service provides basic support services to assist frail and younger people with disabilities to continue living at home.
HACC assessment by Regional Assessment Service. Contact 1300 785 415
HACC – Home and Community Care; RespiteEast MetropolitanAgedCulturally and Linguistically Diverse2 Colston RoadBassendean6054(08) 9279 6588sdsadmin@bassendean.wa.gov.auhttp://www.bassendean.wa.gov.au/4_facilities/seniors-disabilities.html-31.91394115.93616
  
Advocacy, advice, counselling and information to understand and manage situations, behaviours and relationships associated with care provision and the caring role.
The service provides basic support services to assist frail and younger people with disabilities to continue living at home.
HACC assessment by Regional Assessment Service. Contact 1300 785 415
HACC – Home and Community Care; Counselling; Information; Advocacy; Referral ServiceEast MetropolitanAgedCulturally and Linguistically Diverse2 Colston RoadBassendean6054(08) 9279 6588sdsadmin@bassendean.wa.gov.auhttp://www.bassendean.wa.gov.au/4_facilities/seniors-disabilities.html-31.91394115.93616
  
BOICO offers in home/host family carer respite, respite camps, a day centre and short term residential care to carers.
Bay of Isles Community Outreach Inc. (BOICO) is a recovery focused community agency that provides community mental health support services, and advocates for people people affected by mental illness in rural and remote WA.
RespiteGoldfieldsMental HealthCulturally and Linguistically Diverse4-6/56 The EsplanadeEsperance6450(08) 9072 1072boico@boico.org.auhttp://www.boico.org.au -33.8633121.89282
  
BOICO provides referrals to counselling support services delivered by qualified staff that can be tailored for individuals or families.
BOICO provides referrals to counselling support services delivered by qualified staff that can be tailored for individuals or families.
Counselling; Information; Advocacy; Referral ServiceGoldfieldsMental HealthCulturally and Linguistically Diverse4-6/56 The EsplanadeEsperance6450(08) 9072 1072boico@boico.org.auhttp://www.boico.org.au -33.8633121.89282
  
BOICO provides advocacy support through information, accompanying carers to meetings or interview, or by writing letters or speaking out on their behalf.
BOICO provides advocacy support through information, accompanying carers to meetings or interview, or by writing letters or speaking out on their behalf.
Advocacy; Support Program; Counselling; InformationGoldfieldsMental HealthCulturally and Linguistically Diverse4-6/56 The EsplanadeEsperance6450(08) 9072 1072boico@boico.org.auhttp://www.boico.org.au -33.8633121.89282
  
BOICO provides young carer focussed groups and programs.
BOICO provides young carer focussed groups and programs.
Peer Support; Social SupportGoldfieldsMental HealthCulturally and Linguistically Diverse4-6/56 The EsplanadeEsperance6450(08) 9072 1072boico@boico.org.auhttp://www.boico.org.au -33.8633121.89282
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