Grandcarer Resources

Resources for Grandparent Carers

Are you a grandparent carer?

You might find the below resources helpful.

Camps

Edmund Rice Camps: Edmund Rice Camps WA » Home

Uni Camp for Kids: Home | Uni Camp For Kids

Child Mental Health

Children of Parents with a Mental Illness (COPMI): Family & Friends - COPMI

Headspace: headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation

Kids Helpline: My child struggles with mental health | Kids Helpline

Counselling

Carer Gateway Counselling Service: Carer Counselling Service (carergateway.gov.au)

Lifeline: Lifeline Australia - 13 11 14 - Crisis Support. Suicide Prevention.

Relationships Australia: Counselling - Relationships WA

Disability

Applying to access the NDIS: Booklets and factsheets | NDIS

Kalparrin - Support and advice for families of children with a disability - https://www.kalparrin.org.au/

Carers WA: Advocating & Supporting Family Carers in WA | Carers WA

How ECA works: The early childhood approach | NDIS

Education

Kidsport funding: Information for parents | DLGSC

Learning for Life: https://www.thesmithfamily.com.au/programs/learning-for-life

Secondary Assistance Scheme: Secondary Assistance Scheme (communities.wa.gov.au)

Financial

Centrelink Grandparent Carer Adviser: Grandparent Advisers - Services Australia

Grandcarers Support Scheme: Grandcarers Support Scheme | Financial Support for Carers (wanslea.org.au)

WA Connect website to find emergency relief and crisis support services: WAConnect - Community Services Directory

Foodbank

Foodbank Locations WA: Get in Touch, Contact Us Foodbank, Local Foodbank

Mobile Foodbank Locations WA: Mobile Foodbank

General Information for Grandparent Carers

Seniors Information Service: https://www.wa.gov.au/service/education-and-training/community-education/seniors-information-service

Grandfamilies Guide: https://www.wa.gov.au/system/files/2021-11/Grand-families-guide.PDF

Legal

Aboriginal Legal Service website: Home - Aboriginal Legal Service

Community Legal Centres WA: Community Legal WA

Grandfamilies Legal Matters and Resources: https://www.wa.gov.au/system/files/2021-11/Grand-families-legal-matters-and-resources.pdf

Legal Aid: GET LEGAL HELP | Legal Aid WA

Parenting Support

Raising Children Network: Raising Children Network

Bringing Up Great Kids: http://www.bringingupgreatkids.org/en/

Support Groups

Carers WA - Social Support: Social Support | Supportive Social Networks | Carers WA

Grandcare Brochure: Click here

Grandparents Rearing Grandchildren WA: Grandparents Rearing Grandchildren

Family Relationships

Family Relationship Advice Line: Family Relationship Advice Line | Family Relationships Online

Peel Senior Relationship Service: https://www.relationshipswa.org.au/Services/Specialist-support/Peel-Senior-Relationship-Service

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Helping children thrive in their early years.

Support for children and young people who have a parent with mental illness.

Taking the stress out of parenting with in-home support and skill-building. This program is available in several suburbs across Perth.

The Cusp program provides early intervention mental health support for children and young people.