Young Carers Program

  1. About This Service

    The Respite Connections young carer team can help if you are at risk of leaving school or a vocational training program early because of your caring responsibilities. Help includes: Paying for school costs, listening, arranging practical support around the home, planning a break from your caring duties, peer support, holiday activities

      • Program Name

        Young Carers Program

      • Service Address

        Level 1, 37 Albert Street, Footscray 3011
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      • Phone

        1800 052 222

      • Urgency Levels

        Some Help

      • Service Area

        Western Metropolitan Region of Melbourne

      • Service Hours

        Monday to Friday from 9am - 5pm

      • Age Group

        Maximum age 25 years

      • Interpreters

        On call interpreters

      • Service Type


      • Costs


      • Public Transport Information

        Nearest station Footscray

      • Service For

        Young carers

      • Disability Access


    More information for service professionals

      • Participation Length

        As required

      • Participation Type


      • Secondary Consult


      • Specific Exclusions

        Under 25 year olds

      • Funding Limit?


      • Referral Mode

        In person, phone, email

      • Point of Intake

        By arrangement

      • Emergency Referral and Intake Process


  2. Young Carers Program