Register your carer support group!

Please complete the form below to register your carer support group with the Carer Peer Connect program. Registration is open to all carer support groups within NSW that are attended by carers of people with disability.

You can also register your carer support group over the phone by calling 02 9280 4744 and asking for the Carer Peer Connect team.

Registered carer support groups will have opportunities for:

  • Support group facilitator debriefing via peer support tele-meetings.
  • Education and training for support group facilitators to lead groups and for group members on a broad range of relevant topics.
  • Guest speakers to address group by request.
  • Referral where appropriate to other supports.
  • Promotion via the Carer Peer Connect website.
  • Networking between carer support groups across NSW.

If you are starting up a new carer support group you may like to visit our Starting a Group page for additional information.

Should you have any questions regarding this form, please first consult the FAQ section. You can also email your query to cpc@carersnsw.org.au and call the Carer Peer Connect team on 02 9280 4744.

If you lead/facilitate a number of carer support groups, and would like more than one group to join the Carer Peer Connect program, please complete an online registration for each group.

Fields marked with * are required to be completed.

Your details

e.g. group leader, president, co-facilitator, member, paid staff member

Alternative contact person

If you have an additional person who assists in the running of your group, you may provide their details here:

Support group meeting address

Please note that this meeting address will be published for group promotion
Please leave address blank if you do not want your meeting address published
Please note that the town/city your group meets in will be registered in the Carer Peer Connect group directory

We attempt to locate your position on the map using the address you entered above. If, however, the location is not accurate, please drag and drop the pin to its correct location.

Registration questions

For new carer groups, please complete the registration questions below based on expected outcomes of your group, consider who will attend your group, how many carers you expect to attend, etc.




    Please list the types of disabilities (one disability per field) that you support in your group, e.g. autism, brain injury, Parkinson’s disease, genetic illness, physical disability, mental health, dementia (up to 4)

Your profile on the Carer Peer Connect website

Once registered, your group's details will be added to the directory of carer support groups on the Carer Peer Connect website.

Add a photo or logo to personalise your group page
(Please ensure you have permission from people in this photo to publish online)
Add a few words to describe your group
Add phone numbers and email addresses so people can get in touch to attend your group.
Please note these contacts details will be published for public viewing! If you do not wish to have details published, please leave the field blank.
e.g. http://www.yourgroupsite.net.au

Additional comments

(optional)

Carers NSW will use this information for the purposes of reviewing your eligibility to join the Carer Peer Connect program. Your information will be provided to a Regional Assisting Organisation in your Local Health District for them to provide possible local assistance. Please advise Carers NSW if you do not wish this to occur.

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