Home and Community Care (HACC)

Home and Community Care (HACC) provides services to older people and younger people with a disability living in the Woden area. The aim of these services is to assist people to live independently in their own home.

Support includes:

  • Community Transport: for people who are unable to access public transport and need to get out in the community e.g. attend medical appointments and regular outings. » More Information
  • Social Support: centre-based social groups with a wide variety of activities including regular outings.
  • Case Management: assessment and provision of information and referrals to other appropriate support services. Purchase of support for domestic assistance, personal care and other social activities. A small co-payment applies for brokered services.
  • Volunteering: Home and Community Care engages volunteers to assist with program activities, such as social groups, transport, shopping assistance etc. » More Information

The HACC program assists residents of the Woden Valley to retain independent living within their own homes and so that they can have full access to the community and its services.

HACC assesses your needs and undertakes strength-based care planning. The program supports you by providing transport, activities, and general assistance within the community. It provides information and referrals to other support agencies and provides emotional support.

All HACC programs are available to individuals and families who:

  • Are elderly
  • Have a disability
  • Are carers of both

Contact:

For more information contact the Home and Community Care office on (02) 6234 6850 or email

Downloads:

HACC Newsletter - June 2015 HACC Newsletter - June 2015 (528 KB)

Home and Community Care Brochure Home and Community Care Brochure (720 KB)

HACC programs are jointly funded by the Australian Government and the ACT Government.