MS Respite

Services we provide

Facility-based respite

Facility-based respite takes place in a purpose-designed centre which the person living with multiple sclerosis visits for a set number of weeks. We’re funded to provided this by NSW and VIC state governments.

Our facilities include:

We are now taking bookings for our Watsonia facility from 1 July to 30 September 2016. This is only for people who are not located in an NDIS area rolling out in 2016. Please contact MS Connect for more information.


FlexiRest provides a range of services that offer respite or a short break for family and unpaid carers, either in or out of your home.

We’re funded to provide services that other community and respite services can’t provide by state government in New South Wales only.

To discuss the options that best suit your situation, contact MS Connect™ (Freecall 1800 042 138 or email

Other service providers

Commonwealth Carelink and Respite Centre can assist with emergency respite arrangements, available 24hrs a day.
Ph.: 1800 052 222

Carer Advisory Service provides emotional support, advice, information and referral for carers. This service is provided by Carers Australia and is available during business hours.
Ph.: 1800 242 636

BrainLink provide support, advice, information and carers retreats in Victoria.
Ph.: 1800 677 579

Use our find local services tool to find other useful contacts.

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