Who It's For

This support group is for people who care for a loved one living with disability, and who would like to understand the systems of support available to them.

How We Help

Run by our specialist Ability Groupwork team, we’ll help you build vital skills to look after your own wellbeing and ensure you have access to the resources and support systems on offer to you.

What to Expect

You’ll work with an experienced facilitator and connect with others. Your group will participate in discussions and guided activities to build skills that will support you in your role as a carer.


6 sessions, over 6 weeks
90 minutes per session



Delivery Options

This group workshop is available online.

What you’ll learn.

This program is designed to help you:

Develop self-care practices you can do anywhere
Maintain and nurture healthy relationships
Learn how to set healthy boundaries
Grow self-esteem and manage strong emotions
Move through grief and loss
Connect with helpful services and people

How to Enrol

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Contact Us

Contact our Ability Groupwork Team at our Illawarra office on 02 4221 2000, email illawarra@ransw.org.au, or fill out the enquiry form below.

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Phone Call

Our team will call you for a short, private conversation to determine if the program is right for you.

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If it’s a good fit, we’ll book you into the next available group.

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If our upcoming program is full, we’ll place you on our waitlist and contact you as soon as we have availability in another group.

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Our group workshops are perfect for those looking to build their relationship skills in a safe, supportive and collaborative group environment, led by our expert facilitators. We cover a huge range of topics, from parenting techniques to developing mental wellbeing practices – and offer groups throughout the year, both online and face-to-face.
If you’re unable to attend a session, please contact our client services team by calling 1300 364 277 or emailing us, and we will let your Group Leaders know. Please note – for those who’ve been court-ordered to attend one of our group programs (such as our Men’s Behaviour Change program), participants must attend at least 80% of the workshop’s scheduled sessions in order to receive a statement of attendance.

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Working in the disability sector? Sometimes it can be difficult to manage the needs of clients while taking care of yourself too. Designed as a ‘cup filler’, you’ll connect with other carers and learn self-care tools and strategies.

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