Below are a links to websites you may find useful
NSW Department of Family and Community Services, Ageing, Disability and Home Care.
Homepage - Learn about the NSW Department of Family and Community Services, Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC). ADHC is responsible for providing services and support to older people, people with a disability and their family and carers.
Carer support group programs
Alzheimer's Australia provides support groups for carers and people living with different types of dementia.
Cancer Council Australia provides support groups for carers and people living with cancer.
The Family and Carer Mental Health Program provides assistance, education and training to support groups for carers of people with mental illness.
Mental Health Foundations for Carers Online information and support for carers of a person with a mental illness.
MyTime provides facilitated peer support groups for carers of children with a disability, developmental delay or chronic medical condition.
Organisations you may find relevant to caring for someone with a disability
New South Wales
Better Start for Children with Disability
Disability Online - Australia's Disability Hub
Young Carer Program – Support for young carers
My Choice Matters - NSW consumer development fund
Open Colleges - Over 150 flexible online courses that allow you to fit study around your lifestyle.
Disability Sports Australia – Various opportunities for people with disability to access sport and recreation activities.
Planning ahead tools - for future legal, health and financial decisions.
Carer Life Course - identifies six phases of caring that most carers experience. Information, support and resources are provided.
Carers of people with a disability blogs/social media
An Aussie Autie Mum - A blog by a mum caring for her son living with autism.
Everyday Caring – blog for carers of people with spinal injury
Multiple Sclerosis Carer A blog by a wife who carers for her husband with progressive MS.
Billy Boy.com.au Perfectly different- website for families that have children with disabilities/special needs in Australia.
Please note the links provided here do not necessarily reflect the views of the together program or Carers NSW.