In Home Services

The Australian Government offers a range of services that can give you extra help at home.
These services include domestic assistance, personal care, meal services and nursing care.
MY Aged care: Help at Home

Low Level Services

There are a range of simple services supported by the Commonwealth Government through the
Commonwealth Home Support Program.

Assistance with Care and Housing

Assistance with Care and Housing

Some people are at risk of becoming homeless as they get older. This might be because they are renting or have insecure housing and face challenges finding a place to live that they can call a home. The Commonwealth Home Support Programme may be able to help.

Carer Relationships

Carer Relationships

Caring for a friend or family member can be physically and emotionally tiring. In-home respite can help support the person you care for in their home and can provide you an opportunity to have a break.

Community and Home Support

Community and Home Support

The Commonwealth Home Support Programme is an entry level home help programme funded by the Australian Government. If you are an older people who can mostly – but not completely – live and cope on your own, and don’t yet need higher levels of support at home, you may be eligible for this support.

High Level Services

There are a range of simple services supported by the Commonwealth Government through the
Commonwealth Home Support Program.

Home Care Packages

Home Care Packages

If you want to stay in your own home as you get older, but need some help with things like cleaning and preparing meals, or with transport so you can go shopping or attend appointments, a Home Care Package may help you.

Transitional Care

Transitional Care

When you have been in hospital, often the most desirable place to go when you leave is to your own home, rather than an aged care home. But sometimes you might need extra help to recover. This is where transition care may be able to help.