In-home help.

Live independently in your own home with The Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP).

Your Commonwealth Home Support Package

Get the support you need to stay at home

Get the helping hand you need with a Commonwealth Home Support Package (CHSP). 

Government-funded, your CHSP gives you essential access to entry-level support services. Tailoring our services to fit your situation, we’ll help you stay in your own home for as long as you can. 

Whatever your situation, we’re here to help.

Talk to us if you:

There are two types of support

Home support

You can get help with:

Your health needs
Your CHSP can provide you with wound care, recovering from an injury and many other minor health issues.

Around the house
Someone can help you with routine household chores, such as cleaning, washing dishes and laundry.

Home maintenance
Minor repairs and home help, including changing light bulbs or replacing tap washers.

Food services
Assistance in shopping for and preparing nutritious meals.

Personal care
Support with bathing or showering, dressing, or hair care.

Community Support

Get support with:

Social activites
Get out and about by joining with a range of social activities, covering many different interests.

Specialised services
Support for dementia, vision, hearing etc.

Transport
Getting out and about for shopping and appointments.

Quick Response Service
In-home support after a 'trigger event' such as an illness or a fall.

Get your CHSP started
How I can access CHSP?

You may be eligible for CHSP if you are:

  • Aged 65 years or over or 50 years or older if you are Aboriginal or a Torres Strait Islander
  • In need of low-level assistance to live independently.

To take your first step towards support, call My Aged Care on 1300 200 422. You'll be connected with an ACAS assessor who will assess your eligibility for Government support at home.

Once you have undertaken the eligibilty assessment, the team will determine your care needs and open your access to CHSP services.

Note: Some CHSP programs may not be available to people on a Home Care Package. Please contact Uniting to check what is available to support you.

What will it cost?

Your home support is subsided by the Government, with a small personal contribution from you. Please speak to our team to discuss the cost to you. 

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Get in touch

We’re here for you.

Make the most of every day with our aged care services. Tailored to your individual needs, we can help you feel comfortable and confident in your home and local community.

Call us on
1300 277 478