Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

Commonwealth Home Care Package Program

Brotherhood of St Laurence Retirement and Ageing

Commonwealth Home Care Package Program is a service funded by the Commonwealth of Australia. A Home Care package is for older people who have complex needs that can only be met by a coordinated flexible package of care. The objectives of the program are:

  • To assist older people to remain living at home with services they need
  • To enable older people to have a choice and flexibility in the way that the older person and support is provided at home with services

There are 4 levels of Home Care packages ranging from Level 1 to Level 4. All consumers need to undertake an assessment through My Aged Portal to determine eligibility for the levels of package provision..

Ph: Brotherhood Care At Home Customer Engagement Consultants on 1300 147 147
Web: Visit the Brotherhood Aged Care website

Strong Aboriginal Men’s Group

Dardi Munwurro

Recruits Aboriginal men from the local area who have perpetrated violence or are at risk of perpetrating violence and we will facilitate a support group where they can learn about topics such as conflict management, healthy relationships, parenting, when and where to get help, and how to set life goals.

Ph: 1800 435 799

Family Mental Health Support Service (FMHSS)

Drummond Street

This program aims to prevent mental illness in children and young people (0-18 years) by providing a range of services such as family assessment, parenting support, counselling, case-work, parenting education, and service coordination.

We also run family focused seminars and groups that respond to local need and demand.

Ph: 9663 6733

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