Resources & Links
These community care websites offer information for frail aged people, adults living with disability and their carers.
Aged Care Assessment Teams
A multi-disciplinary team assisting the elderly, their families and carers to make informed decisions about the level of care and accommodation required, whether at home with community support, in a supported residential service, an aged hostel or nursing home. People with disabilities are also eligible for assessment services in some circumstances. Interpreters can be arranged, if required.
Anglicare SA website provides information about Anglicare services.
Visit: Anglicare SA
COTA (Council on the Ageing) SA is an inclusive older people's movement and the peak body representing the rights, interests and futures of and engaging with diverse South Australians aged 50+.
Visit: COTA SA
Dementia Australia is the peak body providing support and advocacy for the 257,000 Australians living with dementia.
Visit: Dementia Australia
Aged Rights Advocacy Service
The Aged Rights Advocacy Service Inc (ARAS) is a not-for-profit community based organisation, providing advocacy support since 1990.
Visit: Aged Rights Advocacy Service
Carers & Community Support
Carer Support and Respite Centre Inc trades as Carer Support. Carer Support has provided services to Carers in the southern and eastern Metropolitan areas of Adelaide for 20 years. We are funded by state and federal government.
Visit: Carers & Community Support
Care finder program
Care finders is a free service. It exists to support vulnerable people – who have no one else who can support them – to learn about, apply for and set up support services.
Carer Gateway is an Australian Government program providing free services and support for carers. The service connects carers to a network of carer gateway service providers.
Visit: Carer Gateway
This service aims to maximise the independence and improve the quality of life of seniors by providing free information about the services and facilities available to them.
Visit: Catalyst Foundation
Department of Human Services
Visit: Department of Human Services
Visit: sa.gov.au - Disability SA
Ethnic Link - Uniting SA
Ethnic Link Services is a statewide program funded by Commonwealth Home Support Programs that aims to ensure people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds have access to support that will assist them to remain living in their own home. Our target group is the frail elderly, people with a disability and their carers. We operate across metropolitan Adelaide, the Riverland and Whyalla.
Visit: Ethnic Link
Falls Prevention SA
This website provides a one-stop-shop of falls prevention and management information for members of the public, health professionals, General Practitioners, and carers.
Visit: Falls Prevention SA
Hutt Street Centre
The Hutt St Centre provides services, programs and assistance to people challenged by homelessness.
Visit: Hutt Street Centre
The Housing Hub
The Housing Hub is a new way for people with disability to find suitable housing. The Housing Hub advertises vacancies for apartments and houses that are owned by housing providers. It also has a library of useful information about housing options and planning your move.
Visit: The Housing Hub
Multicultural Communities Council of SA Inc. (MCCSA)
Multicultural Aged Care has a guide to services for older people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including culturally specific aged care homes.
My Aged Care
The My Aged Care website has been established by the Australian Government to help you navigate the aged care system.
Visit: My Aged Care Website
Red Cross Transport Services
Australian Red Cross provides transport as one of their many services.
Visit : Red Cross
Resthaven provides support and services to older people.