Resources for carers from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds

Caring for a family member or friend can be rewarding. It can be difficult and challenging to find the right service if you are from another culture or speak limited English language.

A carer is someone who might be looking after a family member or close friend, you might think you are just doing what you should do. The individual may:

  • be a person with a disability
  • be frail aged
  • have a long term illness
  • be terminally ill
  • have a mental health illness
  • have an addiction problem

If you are doing any of this, you are a carer, it is important to know that help is available.

Getting help and support:

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