The Carer Support Network SA consists of key organisations that provide a range of targeted carer support services to unpaid family carers living in SA.
The following organisations provide tailored support to carers based on their geographic location.
South & East Metro Adelaide
Carers who live in the south and east metropolitan areas of Adelaide should contact Carer Support.
West Metro Adelaide
Carers living in the western Adelaide area should contact Carers SA Western Metro or call 8240 2900.
Rural South & East Country SA
Carers who live in rural south and east country areas should contact Carers SA on 1800 242 636.
North Metro Adelaide
Carers living in the northern Adelaide area should contact Northern Carers Network on 8284 0388.
Rural North & West Country SA
Carers who live in rural north and west country areas should contact Uniting Communities on 1822 052 222.
Alzheimer’s Australia SA
Alzheimer’s Australia SA Runs dementia education programs for families that provide information and opportunities to interact with others caring for a person with dementia.
For information and dates call the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500.
For Alzheimer’s Australia SA Counselling and Information Service on 8372 2100.
A national online and phone service which provides information and practical resources to assist carers. Carers can call 1800 422 737 Monday to Friday, 8am – 6pm.
Carers SA Carer Counselling Service
Provides phone advice, support and information to carers living anywhere in South Australia. You can visit their website to leave your details and request a phone call.
Call the Carer Advisory and Counselling Service on 1800 242 636 (call from anywhere in SA 9am-5pm Mon-Fri, except public holidays – free call from land-line phones; mobile calls at mobile rates).
Teamtlc (Team Tender Loving Carers)
TeamTLC raises funds to host events that support carers of people under 65 years who have dementia in South Australia. Contact TeamTLC through Alzheimer’s Australia SA by calling 8372 2100.