The Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP)

The Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) provides small amounts of entry-level support for you to stay independent, safe, socially active and connected with your community.  The program aims to help you live as independently as possible.

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CHSP services offered

Our range of services include flexible in-home support, social support group, social support individual, centre-based respite and overnight cottage respite services.

Social support group

We offer recreational activity programsin our Social Connection Hubs, helping older people and their carers to connect with the community, make friends and maintain wellbeing.

  • Banksia Frankston
  • Banksia Carrum Downs
  • Coolibah Fitzroy
  • Coolibah Craigieburn

Social support individual

Social support individual is assistance provided to an individual at home designed to assist older people to participate in community life and feel socially connected to the community.

Services include including visiting, telephone/web contact and accompanied activities like shopping.

Talk to our home care experts

We’re here to explain how our home care services could support you, guide you through home care funding, and answer any questions you have.

Call us on 1300 147 147

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Whatever your needs, our experts can talk you through all of your options.

So, get in touch today and we’ll help find a solution that’s right for you.

Care at Home call 1300 147 147 or email agedcare(at)

Residential Aged Care call 1300 148 148 or email ResidentialAgedCare(at)

After hours support for urgent service delivery matters that cannot wait until the next working day 8781 4200