Carers Program
Carers Program

Grandparent Carers

There may be unique issues for grandparent Carers to face because they may be looking after grand children who do not have a disability or chronic illness. It may be the grand children's parents who have the condition (such as a Mental Illness or Drug or Alcohol problem) that necessitates the care of the grand children by grandparents. This can make it difficult or even impossible to access usual Carer services.

There is help for grandparent Carers including a national network, support groups and grandparent advisors:

Important Links
MyTime
Grandparent Advisers

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