Carers support

Carer support

  • Support services and information for everyone and anyone caring for a dependent loved one. 
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Care Matters(external link)
Care Matters is a national well-being resource service, which provides a wide range of resources and workshops to carers and whanau of disabled people. Their website has online resources, and information about upcoming workshops. Freephone service for carers 0508 236 236.

Carers NZ(external link) 
Freephone 0800 777 797. Provides information, advice, learning and support to carers.

Yellow Brick Road(external link) (formerly Supporting Families NZ)
A national organisation that provides support for whānau who have a loved one experiencing mental health challenges.

COVID-19 – family, whānau and āiga carers(external link) Health New Zealand | Te Whatu Ora
Information and advice for carers who support friends, family, whānau and āiga who are unwell or who have a chronic health condition or disability.

Carer support and respite(external link) Whaikaka, Ministry of Disabled People, NZ
Find information on carer support and respite 

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