Home Assist is a government funded program providing home maintenance and modification support to eligible people within Ipswich City Council and the Scenic Rim, Somerset and Lockyer Valley regional council areas. This support enables eligible people to remain in the home of their choice in a safe, healthy and secure environment.
Home Assist aims to remove some of the practical housing related difficulties experienced by older people and people living with a disability. Subsidised assistance towards labour costs is available to eligible people for minor home maintenance and home modifications relating to health, safety and security.
Services provided may include:
Staff can also assist with providing free information and advice regarding home maintenance, security and falls prevention or provide referrals to appropriately qualified tradespeople to undertake private work.
Provision of any service is subject to client eligibility, program guidelines and available funding.
Non-essential work such as home improvements or beautification cannot be subsidised through Home Assist.
To be eligible for subsidised assistance you must:
To refer yourself or someone else to Home Assist please download and complete the relevant Home Assist referral form or alternatively submit the online version:
Phone: 3810 6662