Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP)
- funded by Department of Social Services (DSS)
Home and Community Care (HACC)
- funded by Department of Human Services (DHS)
The CHSP provides assistance for people 65 years and above (50 years for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples ATSI) secured until June 2022.
Services offered by the Tailem Bend Community Centre include;
- home maintenance,
- goods and assistive equipment,
- transport and
- social support classes.
The delivery area is the Coorong District Council population 5525 distance 8836km2. The towns serviced include:
|Salt Creek,||Cooke Plains,|
Social support service are also offered to residents of surround local government areas such as Karoonda East Murray, Southern Mallee and Tatiara, Registration for services is available by calling My Aged Care on 1800 200 422 - the TBCC CHSP service is called Coorong Community Links Combined Program – Tailem Bend Community Centre. Further CHSP information can be found on https://www.myagedcare.gov.au/.
Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) Home and Community Care (HACC)
The HACC offers assistance to people under 65 years with a disability living in the Coorong or Rural City of Murray Bridge (RCMB). TBCC is a registered National Disability Insurance Scheme Provider (provider number 4050013121) which supersedes HACC in June 2020. HACC services are:
- centre based care,
- counselling and carer advocacy,
- goods and equipment,
- meals and
- social support.
As well as the towns listed above the HACC service can support people living in
Further NDIS information can be found on:
A copy of the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) Information Booklet can be found here: