Counselling

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It's ok to take time to talk to someone. 

What is it?

Our counsellors provide a safe and supportive space for carers to share their thoughts and feelings when they need support the most. 

Who can use these services?

Any carer living in Moreland, Darebin, Banyule, Yarra, Nillumbik, Hume or Whittlesea.

Cost

A contribution to the cost of respite may be made, if needed. This will be discussed with the carer before the services start.

Do I need a referral?

No. You do not need a referral to access this service.

Location

We also offer appointments in the community or over the phone.

We run events for carers to attend across the northern metropolitan region of Melbourne.

See all Merri Health locations.

Register

Call CarerLinks North on (03) 9495 2500 or 1800 052 222.


More information

Who are carers?

Carers are family members and friends who look after someone who has problems managing at home or in the community without help. Carers can be parents, partners, spouses, young people, children and friends.

Are there any opportunities for carers to meet other carers?

Yes. We have a number of events during the year that can connect carers to other carers. We also run health and wellbeing events for carers to learn techniques to cope in their caring role.

How will CarerLinks North help me?

We will listen to what you want and need and try to help you in your caring role. We have many services that you can choose from. It is important to talk to someone about your experiences and how you are coping. 

Hear from Angelina about how CarerLinks North has helped her family.

How can I refer someone to CarerLinks North?

To refer a carer, download the Carer Referral form and SCTT form here and fax the completed form to (03) 9495 2599.


CarerLinks North is part of the Commonwealth Respite and CareLink Centres nationally and is funded by the Australian and Victorian governments.

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