Types of services we provide
Community Services #1 provides the following services under the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP).
Seniors activities and groups
Social support services can help you to maintain an active social life by having someone visit you in your home, or by arranging visits and outings in the community. Social support and activities can help you find a place where you feel supported and can help prevent loneliness and isolation.
Community Services #1 offers the following social support groups:
- Seniors Social Group
- Walk and Talk
- Chinese Community Social Group
- Croatian Community Social Group
- Spanish Community Social Group
- Mystery Tours
- Craft for Kindness
- Movie Madness
- Shopping Buses
For more information about our groups click here Social Support Groups
Social support group calendar
Click here to view the calendar of events for all social support groups and regular activities in March 2020.
Social support individual
Services may include visiting services and accompanied activities such as assisting the person through accompanied shopping, bill paying, attendance at appointments and other related activities.
The Special Care Transport program is designed to assist with transport to medical appointments, social and shopping activities.
Domestic assistance can help you with home related tasks such as cleaning, dishwashing, clothes washing, ironing and unaccompanied shopping.
Personal care may include assistance with eating, bathing, going to the toilet, grooming, dressing, getting in and out of bed, moving about the house.
Garden maintenance such as lawn mowing and pruning where there are issues for client safety and access.
Specialised Support Services
Specialised Support Services such as client advocacy and support including accompanying people to appointments with medical providers utilising the skills of a bilingual Case Manager.
Community Services #1 can offer specialised support services are available for clients from Croatian, Spanish and Chinese communities.
Assistance with Care & Housing for the Aged ACHA
The objective of the program is to support vulnerable clients who are homeless or at risk of homelessness to remain in the community, through accessing appropriate, sustainable and affordable housing and linking them where appropriate, to community care and other support services.