Central Coast ARAFMI carer counselling is free service. Caring for others, at home or in the workplace, is challenging work. We are here for you.

Carer counselling 

We value carers, and know what is involved in supporting loved ones, family members and people in the community. Caring for others, whether a family member or caring in the workplace, is important, and often unrecognised and challenging work. We are here for you.

Central Coast ARAFMI carer counselling is free service, based at Lerida House, Narara.

Why come to carer counselling?

Connecting with a counsellor can give you strength and perspective. Our counsellor can also provide strategies to help you work through your emotions and as well as help you navigate the carer support systems and structures.

Who are the counsellors?

Our Family and Carer Support Worker, Cath Rowe, is a valued member of our team, who brings kindness into all areas of her work.

How to get started

Our Carer Counselling is by appointment. Call us to learn more, or schedule an appointment (02) 4323 7731 (8:30am - 4:30pm Tuesday - Thursday) or email

Mental Health Support

Our mental health support services are open to anyone aged 18 and over, whose lives have been impacted by mental illness.

Family & Carers Support

We have a designated worker who is dedicated to supporting families, working holistically within the family unit.

Respite Accommodation

We offer short-stay accommodation for carers and individuals that are experiencing mental health issues.