How can we help?

Family carers are at the heart of everything we do.

We want your contribution to be valued and your voice to be heard. Carers Tasmania provides recognition, support and advice to make sure that you get the help that you need to fulfill your role to its best potential.

  • Advice

    Our friendly, knowledgeable staff are on hand to help you work through the emotions and challenges carers face everyday.

    Ask for advice
  • Carer Support

    Our local support programs connect you with local staff, other carers, groups, events and activities, so you can obtain support and spend some time away from your caring role in a social environment. We also provide carer education and training workshops to assist carers in their role

    Discover Local Support
  • Respite

    It’s okay to need a break from the demanding role of being a carer. We can help you to explore options and plan flexible respite that best meets the needs of the person you care for. We can also help you organise emergency respite if you cannot fulfil your caring role.

    Take a break
  • Counselling

    Talking to a counsellor can help you explore ways to deal with complex situations, and to balance caring with the rest of your life. Sharing your emotions can be hard, but it can make a huge difference.

    Need to talk? We can help

Anyone, anytime, can become a carer

Are you caring for a family member or a friend?

If so, we are here for YOU.

We support unpaid family and friend carers who are caring for a family member, neighbour or friend with a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness, drug or alcohol issue, or who are frail or aged.

All family carers are welcome from any background or belief including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander carers, carers from other cultural backgrounds, and carers who may identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex.

Are you a Carer?