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Community Care Services

People between 18 and 65 years of age with disability can received assistance to become independent at home and in the community through the joint Australian and NSW government Home and Community Care Program (HACC). The program also provides support for carers. Services funded through HACC include:

  • nursing care
  • allied health care
  •  meals and other food services
  •  domestic assistance
  • personal care
  • home modification and maintenance
  • transport
  •  respite care
  •  counselling, support, information and advocacy
  •  assessment.

Everyone has a right to social independence, to be valued as an individual, and to be treated with dignity, respect, privacy and confidentiality. High quality, affordable and accessible services are essential to the wellbeing of people with disability and their carers.

Network meetings      

Organisations for people disability in the St George region meet regularly to network and share ideas, to ensure that people with disability and their carers have access to high-quality, relevant services.

Community transport

St George Community Transport provides lifts to and from medical appointments, shopping trips and family visits for people with disability. After-hours transport is available on request. A 12-seater bus is also available for group outings during the week and for hire over the weekend.

For enquiries, telephone 9580 8911.

More information

pdf icon Directory of services for people with disabilities in the Sydney region (101.72kB) - information about disability services across Sydney.
 
Home and Community Care - find out more. Alternatively, telephone the Commonwealth Carelink Centre 1800 052 222 or Hurstville City's HACC Development Officer on 02 9597 7933.
 
HACC Brochures and Community Languages
 
pdf icon St George District Home and Community Care (HACC) Brochure (59.80kB) - Live in the St. Geroge area? Need help at home? Are you aged, a person with disability or a carer? 
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