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This site has been established as part of the Victorian Department of Human Services initiative to improve access to information about respite for carers and people with a disability.  It is intended as a guide to the respite services that are available, to give an idea of the variety of respite options, and to assist you to choose the services which best meet your needs.

The Respite Barwon South West website is managed and updated by Barwon Health Carer Respite and Carelink Services.

Many of the services listed have eligibility requirements and waiting lists which have been indicated where possible.  Please contact individual agencies directly to further discuss what they offer.

Although due care is taken to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of the information, we do not accept responsibility for the accuracy of the information or for any errors or omissions in this website, however caused.  Nothing within this website constitutes professional advice.  Information is provided on the basis that all persons accessing this website undertakes responsibility for assessing the relevance and accuracy of their content.  A reference to a service or agency on this website is not an endorsement of the service or agency.

Feedback or information about new services or changes to existing serices listed here is welcome.  Please contact us with your feedback.


All content on this website belongs to, is licensed to, or permission has been granted for use to, Barwon Health Carer Respite & Carelink Services. Images that have been sourced from Visions of Victoria have been acknowledged appropriately. You may not copy, reproduce, distribute, modify, upload, transmit, publish or use this information for commercial use or in another web site unless stated within this website or without our express written permission.  You may download and print copies of information within this web site for your own personal use. 


All care is taken to ensure that this website and data transmissions are virus free, however it is your responsibility to scan any such data for viruses.


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This website and respite finder were developed as part of the Dept of Human Services’ Model of Online Respite Information.
The central website can be found at
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