This is not a fully comprehensive list but attempts to cover the main service providers across the state.
Alfred Health Carer Services
An advisory and support service for carers located in Melbourne’s south. www.carersouth.org.au
Information, resources, support and activities for families of someone with Autism. www.amaze.org.au
Association for Children with a Disability
Advocacy, education and support led by and for families of children with disability. www.acd.org.au
Provide residential and in-home respite, mental health carer support and a young carers program in Geelong and the south-west region.
Peer support groups, resources and education sessions on caring for someone with dementia. www.dementia.org.au
Latrobe Community Health Service
Provide support to carers living across Gippsland with offices located in Bairnsdale, Sale, Morwell, Wonthaggi and Warragul. www.lchs.com.au
Support for young people aged 4 to 25 who provide care for a family member. www.littledreamers.org.au
Provides support and services across North Metropolitan Melbourne for carers in Darebin, Banyule, Yarra, Nillumbik, Hume and Whittlesea. www.merrihealth.org.au
For families supporting people dealing with the day-to-day impacts of mental illness www.mindaustralia.org.au
Provides support services to the Shires of Moyne, Corangamite, Southern Grampians, Glenelg and the City of Warrnambool. www.mpower.org.au/carers
An Australia-wide network of peer support groups for parents and carers of young children with disability or a chronic medical condition. www.mytime.net.au
Strengthening Parent Support Program
For families with a child with a developmental delay. Various locations across the state.
Advocates for and represents family and friends supporting people living with mental health issues. Provide a range of supports for carers. www.tandemcarers.org.au
Carer support services for people who may be affected by their role caring for someone with a mental health issue or disability. www.wellways.org