To provide a strong, independent and collective
mental health carer voice for Loddon Mallee region.

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Stigma is a large problem in the rural communities affecting both Patient and Carers, causing the carers/patients to be isolated and retreat from the community activities.

Bendigo Health Carer Support Services help carers with support to remain in their caring role by assisting with respite, referrals and provision of information about communtiy care, aged care, disability and other related services from Mildura to Gisborne. 1800 068 978

Local Offices

  • Echuca (03) 5482 0808
  • Bendigo (03) 5454 7719
  • Castlemaine (03) 5471 1017
  • Swan Hill (03) 5036 1900
  • Mildura (03) 5018 7301

Mental Health Family & Carer Support Program - Carer Consultants - (03) 5454 7612

Family & Carer Project worker - (03) 5454 7612

Carer Gateway - If you support a family member or friend who has a disability, mental health condition, chronic health condition, terminal illness or is frail aged, you can access free support via the Carer Gateway. Services available for carers include - Carer direct support, carer support planning, counselling, in-person peer support, emergency respite care and practical information and advice, and connects carers with local supports. To register call - 1800 422 737 

Carer Support Fund is administered by Tandem Carers for the benefit of people in a caring relationship with a person who is receiving services from one of Victoria's mental health services. All applications are made through and approved by the Area Mental Health Services who forward applications to Tandem for processing. The Mental Health Carer Support Fund provides funding to assist people in their support role, to promote and sustain the relationship, and improve the wellbeing of families and members of the community performing this role. Applications are assessed and approved on an individual basis by your Area Mental Health Services (AMHS). To apply for the CSF contact the Carer Support Coordinator at your AMHS. For further support & referral -  1800 314 325

Northern District Community Health Services (Gannawarra and Northern Loddon) 03 5451 0200

Mallee Family Care

  • Mildura 03 5023 5966
  • Swan Hill 03 5032 4479

Anglicare 1800 244 32

 

 

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