Home and Community Care (HACC)

Who is eligible for HACC Services?

HACC provides services to people 65 years and older and for Aboriginal people 50 years and over, who are aged, frail, at risk, or are temporarily unable to maintain the health and safety requirements of their home due to moderate or severe disabilities, or lack of family support and younger people with disabilities and/or their carers.

Home Maintenance

To ensure health and safety in the home, assistance is available for minor home maintenance or modification, such as:

* cleaning gutters
* minor roof repairs
* changing tap washers, light bulbs, fuses, batteries in smoke detectors
* minor yard cleaning
* removal of dangerous tree limbs
* repair to pathways or steps for safe access
* minor modifications to assist with daily living
* other minor repairs

Applying for Assistance

All requests for assistance are to be directed to My Aged Care on 1800 200 422 or via the My Aged Care website -

Home and Community Care (HACC) is funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services.