The Queensland Government has a range of Assistance programs in place to help those over 60 to maintain or regain independence at home.
This service provides safety-related information, referrals, and subsidised assistance.
To be eligible for Home Assist Secure services, you must meet all these criteria:
at least 60 years old or of any age with a disability
a Pensioner Concession Card holder
unable to complete the work yourself because it requires technical expertise or is a risk to your health and safety
unable to have the works completed through alternative assistance, such as through:
family or friends
Your local Home Assist Secure service can provide information about:
safety and security upgrades
other assistance that the Queensland Government provides.
The Home Assist Secure service can also help you:
employing tradespeople to do repairs or modifications
plan future work.
For more information visit the Queensland Government website at: https://www.qld.gov.au/housing/buying-owning-home/maintenance-modifications/maintenance-assistance/home-assist-secure
Other Assistance Programs available, to find more about these programs and their eligibility criteria click below:
Helping seniors secure their homes: https://www.qld.gov.au/housing/buying-owning-home/maintenance-modifications/maintenance-assistance/safer-homes
Queensland Community Support Scheme: https://www.qld.gov.au/community/getting-support-health-social-issue/community-home-care-services/queensland-community-support-scheme