Ipswich City Council
For people 60 years and over and for people of any age with a disability.
What is Home Assist?
The Home Assist Program provides free information, referrals and subsidised assistance to eligible clients.
What does Home Assist Provide?
Home Assist aims to remove some of the practical housing related difficulties experienced by older people and people with a disability who wish to remain living in their home by providing:
Information & Referrals regarding home maintenance, repairs, minor modifications and home security. Service staff can also refer and assist, if necessary, with employing tradespeople, contracting experts, or planning future work.
Home Security staff trained by the Queensland Police Service can inspect your home and give a written assessment to help you decide on security related repairs and installations. This is an independent and unbiased service.
Subsidised Assistance assists people who are unable to obtain alternative assistance with minor home maintenance, repairs, modifications and security which relate to their health, safety and security.
Are you eligible for Home Assist?
Eligible people are those who are home owners or live in rental housing and are:
In addition to the above, to receive subsidised assistance for work in your home, you need to be:
HACC Home Maintenance
As the services are funded from the HACC Program, eligibility is determined by the HACC Program National Guidelines, that is:
Home Assist Referral Form
To refer yourself or someone else to Home Assist please download and complete the Home Assist Referral Form.
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