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Attend a Wellness Retreat Program

If you are not COPING, our 3 Day wellness programs will help you restore your health, connect with others that truly understand and get real support by real caring people.

Attend a Young Carer Program

Take a break, have some fun,  and meet other teens who get what you’re going through.

YOU CAN HELP with these Life Changing Programs

You can help CHANGE or SAVE a Carers LIFE with our unique Health Restoration and Mental Health Resilience programs

WHO CARES FOR THE CARERS ?

DID YOU KNOW there are Children as young as Eight are Caring for their Sick Parents or Siblings – WHO CARES FOR THEM?

“WE CARE FOR CARERS”

 

The Carers Foundation Australia provides unique wellness programs to support the emotional, physical and mental wellbeing of unpaid Carers. 

 

HELP US CARE FOR CARERS – DONATE NOW

Our unique programs assist avert health crisis breakdowns in carers resulting from compassion fatigue 

Did you know children as young as eight years old care for a parent or sibling?
The reality is that there are young children caring for their sick or disabled parent or siblings, of which the general public are totally unaware.
Even elderly Carers over 85 years old still care for their disabled or medically unwell children or partner, often experiencing injuries, and or abuse. 

Who Cares for these people?

 

Carers have an increased risk of contemplating suicide

Over 1.5 million Australian carers are experiencing moderate to severe depression.  Sometimes, the caring role can be so intense, so relentless, carers simply cannot cope.
When carers are struggling to cope with their role, The Carers Foundation Australia provides evidence-informed wellness programs to help them rest, recover and access vital support to help them better cope at home.

We offer REAL support by REAL people

Claire

The hardest thing about being a young carer isn’t helping out around the house, it isn’t the cleaning and cooking meals. It’s the isolation. Being a...

Marcia

"Thanks to all the staff once again for a great time. I wish to thank you all for the help, love, friendship and wonderful food during the time I...

Steve Parish

"I am honoured to have been asked to become an ambassador for ‘The Carers Foundation’. My life has been devoted to the need for humans to discover...

Carmel

"There are no words to describe the friendliness, warmth, depth of caring and welcoming that all of you Mike, Ronnie and Jan have extended to us ....

Angela

"To the wonderful people at Cedar Creek, Many thanks for an amazing weekend. You guys do an incredible thing here. Beautiful surroundings,...

Cathy

“I have been privileged enough to attend the wellness programs which have been fantastic. I’ve stayed in contact with most of the carers I’ve met...

Ros

"What a great place for peace and tranquillity. I have never experienced such a peaceful weekend to help me get some of my energy back To Mike...

Nancye

"I've had a longing or someone to take care of me - thank you so much. It has been a wonderful stay and everything has been amazing. Excellent...

Our Impact So Far

The Carers Foundation Australia helps carers to respond to extremely difficult situations in healthier ways. Hundreds of carers have attended our wellness programs and found that they are better able to cope with their role when they get home.

The most significant impact are the new meaningful connections developed and improved mental health resilience and wellness. 

As of 2020 The Carers Foundation Australia has supported:

  • 1000+ carers attending our wellness programs
  • 3000+ meaningful social connections developed
  • 273 new referrals made
  • 1000+ carer-specific counselling sessions delivered
  • Over 600 stress management workshops delivered
  • Over 97% of participants report a significant reduction in stress after a program