BSSC’s Wellbeing Team supports the health and wellbeing of young carers. They would like to invite young carers to a free lunch on Tuesday 8 March, to have a break from school and the responsibilities of home, while learning more about supports and services available to make life a little easier.

To find out more, please contact Trish or Donna in the Wellbeing Centre or

Young carers can be singly or jointly supporting someone with:

  • A serious mental illness
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Eating disorder
  • An illness or disability, other than mental illness


Carers do not have to:

  • Reside with the person they care for
  • Be related
  • Have daily care responsibilities
  • Be the primary carer

For information about local carer support services:


Bendigo Health Carer Support Services

Phone 5454 7719 or 1800 068 978 (country freecall)



Bendigo Community Health Carer Wellbeing Program

Supports the health and wellbeing needs of young carers and assists them to access a broad range of services to improve their health and wellbeing. Phone 5430 0500


Carers Victoria