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Carers Australia Young Carers

Carers NSW Young Carers

Department of Local Government and Communities

Siblings Australia

The Siblings Program supports siblings of people with a disability or chronic illness.

UK based Princess Royal Trust for Carers

Commonwealth Respite & Carelink Centres

Help support young carers whose caring roles are impacting on their education. They may be able to provide tutoring and other supports. There are young carer programs through organisations linked to the Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre (CRCC) across Western Australia. Although the online site is no longer available, more information and the closest program to you can be found by calling 1800 052 222.


Headspace is a one-stop-shop where you can talk to professionals who are trained to help young people, aged 12 to 25, to deal with any health problems they may have. Metro centres are located in Fremantle and Osborne Park and regional centres in Albany and Broome!

Helping Minds

HelpingMinds (formerly Mental Health Carers Arafmi) provide services and support to family/friend carers of a person who is mentally unwell. Membership is free as are many of the services which include counselling, support groups, respite, young carer support, information, referrals and advocacy.


Wanslea is a not-for-profit, non-government agency providing services to children and families in Western Australia.

Youth beyondblue

Youth beyondblue is an extension of beyondblue and focuses on the mental health and wellbeing of young people aged 12 to 25 years.

Reach Out

The Reach Out site provides young people with the information, help, support, advice and connections they need to manage their mental health and wellbeing.

Youth Focus

Youth Focus work with young people, aged 12 to 18 years, who are showing early signs associated with suicide, depression and self-harm. Youth Focus can also provide services to their families.


An internet-based foundation that works to inspire young people to help themselves, get involved and get online, with the sole aim to improve their happiness in life.

Children First

This website has first aid tips for specific circumstances. For example, what to do when someone has fainted or when someone is choking.

Greenapple Respite Services

GreenApple Respite Services offer a range of programs to carers of individuals with a mental illness intellectual disability and autism. They offer innovative and extremely popular carer respite programs in a range of settings; in home respite, community respite, school holiday program respite and holiday respite.

Rethink Mental Illness

Information on the big questions for anyone affected by mental illness, including carers, family and friends.

Educate Yourself: Cybersmart

A government-run interactive website for parents, children and teenagers focussing on digital safety.

Student Health Drug Watch

Information on drugs commonly used by young adults and the side effects that these drugs have. If you are seeking help for a drug or alcohol related problem, you can call Carers WA on 1300 227 377 and ask for a referral.