Welcome. This is a NSW Department of Family and Community Services website for carers living in NSW and for those who work with and support them.

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Are you a carer?

Carers provide regular support to people who need it because they have disability, chronic illness, mental health issues, dementia or are frail aged. People are also carers if they are looking after a child who has additional longer-term needs compared to a child of a similar age.


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We acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of the land on which we work and pay our respects to the Elders, both past and present.