Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP)
CHSP helps senior Australians to access entry level support services to live independently and safely at home.
Eligibility for this program is based on your age and support needs.
As you get older, everyday tasks can become more difficult. Even though you need help, you may still want to live at home. Asking for help doesn't mean losing your independence or moving out of home.
The Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) helps elderly in Australia access entry level support services to live independently and safely at home. Eligibility for this program is based on your age and support needs.
Eligibility of this programme:
- 65 years or older, or
- 50 years or older and on a low income, homeless, or at risk of being homeless
Services you may be eligible to access though Chinese Welfare Services could include:
- Domestic Assistance
- Personal Care
- Social Support Individual
- Social Support Group
- Flexible Respite
- Centre Based Respite
- Specialised Support Services
- Other Food Services
How to apply:
Call My Aged Care (1800 200 422) or visit the official website (www.myagedcare.gov.au) to register and be assessed. If you need an interpreter, please call the Translating and Interpreting Service (131 450) first, and then ask the interpreting center to call My Aged Care. You can ask the Chinese Welfare Services as your preferred service provider while you are in the assessment.
According to the government policy and documents, the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) will charge service fees after the government subsidy, based on different services and needs of the consumer.
Programme Coordinator Contacts:
- Office (08 8212 2988)
- Mr Kam Leung Chiu (0430 788 182 | firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Miss Cheryl Meiyi Mai (0449 990 945 | email@example.com)