Dementia Care & Support Centres

A FREE support program for both carers & their loved one who has dementia

Benefits for carers:

  • Enhance personal wellbeing and reduce stress
  • Small group sessions to share experiences and ideas
  • Skill development sessions to strengthen at-home care abilities & boost confidence
  • Information sessions to improve knowledge of dementia care
  • Referrals to relevant services
  • Make connections with other carers in a relaxed environment
  • Enjoy a delicious morning tea & lunch!

Benefits for individuals with dementia:

  • Fun activities in a friendly & welcoming environment
  • Improve quality of life
  • Assistance with ways to stay at home longer

Centre Locations

Multicultural Dementia Care & Support Centres are located in Metro Melbourne and Greater Geelong areas.

Free Transport Assistance

Transport assistance is available on request – let us know your needs when you contact us for further information.


Our centres provide FREE care and support for both the individual diagnosed with dementia and their carer who are required to attend together.

Small Group Support

Support will be provided in small groups, with a maximum of 5 couples (carer and care recipient) in each session. These groups will include people with dementia, their carer, and professionals from the Melbourne and Geelong areas.

What services will your support centre offer?

  1. Personalised assessment and care planning: AMCS’ experienced staff will work closely with you to create a tailored care plan that addresses your specific needs, goals, and preferences.
  2. Meaningful Activities: We organise culturally targeted and personalised group activities, outings, and experiences based on participants’ preferences.
  3. Peer Support: Carers will have the opportunity to join Friendship Groups and form an online platform for ongoing peer support, networking, and socializing.
  4. Wellbeing Checks: We facilitate regular health and wellbeing checks for registered carers, ensuring your overall wellness.
  5. Education and Skill Development: Regular sessions will enhance carers’ coping skills, communication, and digital literacy. Care recipients can benefit from coaching sessions.
  6. Referrals and Connections: We offer warm referrals to other service providers when needed, ensuring comprehensive support.
  7. Link to Existing Services: Carers will be connected to AMCS’s additional services, including employment support, social/physical activities, and digital technology training programs.

How can I join the centre?

To find out more and register yourself and your loved one:

complete the form below

• email

• call (03) 9689 9170

Our team looks forward to hearing from you.

Click here for further details



Additional Support Services from Dementia Australia 

We take this opportunity to acknowledge our work with Dementia Australia who can provide additional support and resources to both carers and loved ones who are living with dementia. 

Dementia Australia are the national peak body and charity for people, of all ages, living with all forms of dementia their families and carers. It is the source of trusted information, education, and services for the more than 421,000 Australians living with dementia, and the more than 1.6 million people involved in their care.  

Dementia Australia is committed to meeting the linguistic needs of all members of the community and has resources available in more than 40 different languages. Dementia help sheets and resources, including the Dementia Guide, have been translated into a variety of languages.  

For translated resources please visit The National Dementia Helpline is also available for people from cultural and linguistic diverse backgrounds.  

The Helpline is free and confidential, and provides expert information, advice, and support for anyone impacted by dementia. The National Dementia Helpline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year on 1800 100 500. If you require a translator, please call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450.