Description

Alzheimer’s Australia provides information, support and advocacy for people with dementia and their families and carers. As a registered training organisation, it also provides education to health professionals, carers and the community, working to deliver best practice in caring for people with dementia, and to promote public awareness about dementia. 

Services provided

  • Telephone helpline
  • Information, advice and support
  • Advocacy services
  • Living with Dementia Program – information and support groups for people in the early stages of dementia and their support person
  • Dementia-related publications and other resources
  • Library and information service
  • Counselling
  • Education programs
  • Social and peer support programs

Eligibility

Available to anyone in Australia

How to access

National Dementia Helpline, call 1800 100 500

Visit Alzheimer's Australia

Visit Alzheimer's Australia Victoria

Email: Alzheimer's Australia

The National Relay Service is available to help callers with a hearing or speech impairment. For:

  • TTY users, call 1800 555 677, then ask for 1800 100 500
  • Speak and Listen users, call 1800 555 727 then ask for 1800 100 500
  • Internet relay users, connect to the National Relay Service then ask for 1800 100 500.

The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) is available (24 hours, 7 days) for callers who speak other languages. Call 131 450.

Resources are available in languages other than English.

Hours

Monday to Friday, 9 am – 5 pm