Senior services & support

All services provided through the City of Unley Commonwealth Home Support Program are funded from the Commonwealth Government and Council, as part of our funding agreement we are required to collect a contribution towards the services we provide, the forms below provide further information, noting no one is denied a service based on an inability to pay. For further information please contact one of the friendly CHSP team members.

Client contribution schedule(PDF, 265KB)

Client Contribution Protocol(PDF, 296KB)

Client Contribution Fact Sheet(PDF, 214KB)

Negotiated Contribution Review and Outcomes Form(PDF, 407KB)

The CHSP upholds and abides by the Charter of Aged Care Rights and is funded by the Federal Government. Access is determined by individual need and our ability to meet that need. 

To be eligible for the City of Unley CHSP you must be:

  • 65 years or older (50 years or older for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people), or
  • 50 years or older (45 years or older for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people) and on a low income, homeless, or at risk of being homeless,
  • Living in the City of Unley council area, and
  • assessed as eligible by My Aged Care. 

Applicants will first need to register with My Aged Care. Applicants can nominate the City of Unley as their preferred provider, if they choose to.

Domestic and Home Maintenance Services at capacity

Please be advised that our Domestic and Home Maintenance services have reached full capacity, and we are currently unable to accept new requests. For immediate assistance or alternative service options, we recommend contacting My Aged Care on 1800 200 422 or visiting the My Aged Care website. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding and patience.