The service may be provided in the home or clients may be taken on outings within the City of Whittlesea.
Spectrum MRC Disability Services
Older carers who support adults with a disability to continue living together with the family can access respite through the Respite for Older Carers Program.
To be eligible, carers must:
- be 60 years of age or over
- care for a person with a disability
- be from a migrant background
- live in North or West Metropolitan Melbourne
Contact them by phoning 1300 735 653 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Residential respite facilities
P: 1800 783 783
P: 1300 472 673
Day service respite centres
Plenty Valley Disability Services
Provides social support to people with disabilities so they can access and participate in local educational, recreational and leisure activities.
31 Morang Drive
P: 9407 9699
Whittlesea District Adult Training and Support Service
Mill Park Community House and Adult Training Support Service (ATSS)
Interchange Northern (ICN)
Respite Alliance Whittlesea
You can also seek support from the Respite Alliance Whittlesea (RAW), a community group that advocates for the rights of people with disability and for respite services in the City of Whittlesea. Call 0418 513 304.