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What services and helplines are available over Christmas

It has been another significant year as we work hard to remain connected and supportive of our family members and friends while navigating the changing landscape of COVID-19.

Carers WA would like to thank you all for your continued support and wish you a very Merry Christmas and a safe and happy New Year. We look forward to seeing you all again in 2022.

During the Christmas period, Carers WA and Carer Gateway services will continue to operate Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm, with reduced services during the public holidays (27th December, 28th December and 3rd January).

For additional support during the Christmas period please contact one of the helpline specialists below:

Lifeline: 13 11 14

Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636

Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467

Crisis Care Helpline: 1800 199 008

Family Helpline: 1800 643 000

Women’s Domestic Violence Helpline: 1800 007 339

NB: For immediate risk of harm to self or others, call the Police, Fire and Ambulance. 

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