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NSW Carer Reference Group
About Carer Reference Groups
Carer Reference Groups (CRGs) are one of the key NSW settings for carer consultation, engagement and information sharing.
The CRG provides a collaborative and interagency setting for carers to work alongside out-of-home care staff from both Family and Community Services (FACS) and non-government agencies to participate and contribute to the service system.
TThere are seven CRGs across NSW (see below table). Each CRG comprises 15-24 members who are carers from FACS and NGOs as well as FACS and NGO staff and carer organisation representatives. Meetings are generally held quarterly and discuss agenda topics relevant to carers as well as upcoming events and local and systemic issues
|CRG Meeting Schedule 2017|
Hunter Central Coast
Note: Dates may change so please contact your CRG directly for dates and venues.
Ideas? Raise an item for your local CRG: Agenda items for consideration should be directed to your CRG. Please note that placement issues should be resolved through your caseworker or agency.
For carer support and advocacy: contact Connecting Carers NSW on 1300 794 653.
CRG enquiries: email email@example.com.