Queensland Government
Queensland Health


The Queensland Home and Community Care (HACC) Resource Unit and website has now closed.

Commonwealth Home and Community Care( HACC) Program.

The Commonwealth HACC Program provides funding for services which support frail older people and their carers, who live in the community and whose capacity for independent living are at risk of premature or inappropriate admission to long term residential care. Older people are people aged 65 years and over and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 50 years and over.

 Client and service information can be obtained from:

  • Commonwealth HACC Program
    Dept of Health and Ageing
    For people over 65 years of age (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people over 50 years of age.)
    Aged Care Information Line: Phone: 1800 200 422
    Website: www.agedcareaustralia.gov.au

Queensland Community Care Services
If you need help to stay living at home and in your community, you may be eligible for assistance from Community Care.Community Care provides basic support (usually 1-5 hours per week) to people with a disability or condition that restricts their day-to-day living who are under 65.

Client and service information can be obtained from:

  • Queensland Community Care Services
    Dept of Communities, Child Safety & Disability Services
    For people with a disability under 65 years of age (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people under 50 years of age)
    Community Care Access Point - Phone: 1800 600 300
    Website: www.qld.gov.au/communitycare






Last Updated: 05 April 2013
Last Reviewed: 05 April 2013