Culture Care understands that carers in mental health play a crucial role in society and sometimes their needs are not heard. Carers from multicultural backgrounds face many barriers in accessing services and information, which impact on carers’ wellbeing.
Culture Care can help by listening and providing emotional and psychosocial support over the phone (Queensland wide), or face-to-face (Brisbane area). Our team works with multicultural peer support workers and interpreters to provide language, cultural support and lived experience expertise.
The program also facilitates group programs for social connection and education.
If you look after someone who is stressed, or has poor mental health, you may be a carer.
We can help you:
Any person from a multicultural background who provides support or care for someone with a mental health issue is considered a carer.
Culture care provides support to:
If their role is:
Call Multicultural Connect Line on 1300 079 020, Monday to Friday from 9am to 4.30pm and ask for someone from Culture Care.
We work with interpreters and Multicultural Peer Support Workers. We speak your language.
Culture Care is funded by the Queensland Health and delivered in partnership with Arafmi. World Wellness Group and Arafmi recognise that carers are essential to support the recovery of people with mental health issues.