Home Care & Safety Services
Woden Community Service is funded under the Commonwealth Home Support Program to provide a suite of entry level aged care services for eligible people.
Services provided include case management, outreach services, centre based activities, personal care and domestic assistance in the home, social support, transport services and goods and equipment
To be eligible you must:
- Live in Chifley, Curtin, Farrer, Garran, Hughes, Isaacs, Lyons, Mawson, O'Malley, Pearce, Phillip or Torrens
- Be aged over 65 years or over 50 years for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
- Require low level, basic service
- Not be receiving support through the National Disability Insurance Scheme or an aged care package.
Service users are required to pay a contribution towards the cost of services they receive from WCS for Home Support services. We recognise that sometimes circumstances may make it difficult to pay some or all of the contributions for service and we will always look at individual situations.
To access our services you will need to contact ‘My Aged Care’ on 1800 200 422 and get an over the phone assessment. Please nominate ‘Woden Community Service’ as your preferred service provider.
For more information about our services please call our Intake Office on 6181 2820.
Quick Facts About The Region
Contact Commonwealth Home Support Program
Disabled access Parking, Toilets, Wheelchair Access
Referral Required The State/Territory Government
Accessible By Approved service users
Access Fee Contribution fee
Age Ranges Over 65 years of age
All referrals must come through My Aged Care.
We rely on volunteers to help with our transport services and social group services. If you are interested in volunteering with Woden Community Service, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator on 6282 2644.
Activities, Case Management, Elderly, Mature Adults, Outreach, Personal Care, Transport
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WCS is a for-purpose that has been providing community services in the ACT for 50 years. Our vision is to build and nurture a vibrant and connected community. We offer a wide range of services covering children, families, youth and seniors including disability, housing and mental health services.Visit WODEN COMMUNITY SERVICE website