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How to Refer

The registration process for the Carers NSW Young Carer Program is simple and free. The registration form can be accessed here and it can be completed over the phone or sent to the young carer team via post, email or fax. Alternatively, a young person can register online by clicking here.

If you are a professional, please ensure that you have consent from the young person and their parent or guardian to conduct a guided referral. If you do not have consent, you can call us on 1800 242 636 to discuss the situation and see how we can assist.

1. Refer over the phone

Call one of our Young Carer Project Officers on 1800 242 636 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm) and we will register the young person over the phone.

 2. Refer via the registration form

Print and complete the registration form and send it to us via:

Post: Young Carer Team, PO Box 785 North Sydney NSW 2059

Fax: (02) 9280 4755

Email: [email protected]

What happens next?

Once the young person is registered, we will contact the family and young person and chat about their needs. With the family’s consent we will then link them in with local services that can assist them with their caring role. The young person will receive our quarterly young carer newsletter as well as opportunities to access day events, leadership programs, competitions, counselling and other supports which are appropriate for their age group.