Who is a Carer?
You might be a carer and not even know it. A carer is someone who provides unpaid care and support to family members and friends who have a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness, an alcohol or other drug issue or who are frail aged. Learn more about Carers
Carers NT supports carers in the Northern Territory to maintain their caring role and to take a break for themselves when they need to.We provide respite, therapy services, education and training, advice and information, Volunteer Community Support, ongoing Aged Care Services, and support to people with disabilities as a Registered NDIS Provider.
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AdvocacyUnderstanding Advocacy It is vital for the needs of the caring community to be clearly understood by those individuals and organisations sanctioned to support carers. Carers NT is well positioned to successfully represent and advocate on behalf of carers. Learn more about Advocacy
CounsellingWhat is Counselling? A professional counsellor is a highly trained individual who is able to use a different range of counselling approaches with their clients. Carers NT COunsellors hold qualifications in Counselling, Psychology, and Social Work. Learn more about Counselling
Aged Care ServicesLearn more about the Aged Care Services available to you Do you care for someone who's frail aged? We have a range of support services available to you. Learn more about Aged Care Services
Carer ActivitiesLearn more about the Carer Activities available to you Do you care for someone who's frail aged? We have a range of support activities available to you. Learn more about Carer Activities
Education & TrainingLooking for Education & Training options? Carers NT provides opportunities for carers to participate in educational and training sessions, which will enhance and add to their knowledge, understanding, skills and qualifications. Learn more about Education & Training options
Information and SupportLooking for more Information and Support? Our Carer Advisory Service supports your caring role by providing information, planning and referral advice to you and your family. We can also assist service providers and other individuals looking for information and resources about carer supports and services. Get more Information and Support
About Carers NT
Carers NT is a not-for-profit, community based organisation and registered charity dedicated to improving the lives of family carers living in the Northern Territory. We work collaboratively with the Carers Associations in each state and territory along with our partners to influence the development of policies and essential services in the Northern Territory.
Carer Gateway is an Australian Government initiative providing a mix of free online, telephone and in-person supports, services and advice, for family carers in Australia. Carers NT are providing these services in the Northern Territory to help reduce stress and build resilience in the caring role. Access Carer Gateway