Carer Gateway Support Services

Carer Gateway Support Services

Carer Gateway Support For Young Carers

From April 2020, Little Dreamers will provide support to Young Carers located in Queensland and New South Wales regions of South West Sydney and Nepean Blue Mountains through the Carer Gateway. If you’re 25 years of age or below, have a caring role, and live within these regions, you’ll be eligible to access support with us.

What services will be available? 

  • Targeted financial support packages with a focus on employment, education, respite and transport
  • In-Person Peer Support program

Register your interest for support and we’ll keep you updated and be in touch prior to our doors opening on 6 April 2020.

Register your Interest

We met Alex a couple of years ago. Alex is a primary carer for his mum, who has a condition called Transverse Myelitis and is permanently in a wheelchair. This means that Alex takes on lots of extra household duties and care tasks, in addition to being very committed to his studies. Alex is determined, hard working and humble, and his mum Amanda is also a superstar (and a former wheelchair basketball champion)! Alex has participated in a range of our programs, including Holiday Programs, Mentoring and most recently, Big Dreamers, and we've watched him develop from a quiet kid who found it difficult to articulate his caring role to his friends and teachers, to someone who recently shared his story on national television with Waleed on @theprojecttv (and also sang karaoke in front of an audience at our retreat)! We're so proud to be part of Alex's journey! 💫 #YoungCarer #LDDreamBig ...

Why fit in when you were born to stand out? 🙌
Via @artofbrilliance #LDDreamBig
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We're pretty fortunate to have the support of some amazing organisations like the ones you see above to help make our Welcome Packs so special! 🥰 These vouchers are what Young Carers will receive when they newly apply for support with us (as well as some pretty cool Little Dreamers merchandise and a little bit about what we do)! If you'd like to become a Welcome Pack sponsor too, send us a message! 🙌 ...

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