Find out more about services within the community that assist seniors and people with disability living at home, including garden maintenance services.
Council recommends contacting the service providers directly. They can tell you more about the services they provide and current eligibility criteria.
You may find more options available in your area or could seek assistance applying to the services listed by contacting the neighbourhood centre closest to you:
My Aged Care is the starting point to access Australian Government funded aged care services. The My Aged Care provides:
To be eligible for Australian Government My Aged Care services, people must:
Applications may be made by phoning My Aged Care on 1800 200 422 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Monday - Friday and 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Saturday or via the My Aged Care website.
The Queensland Community Support Scheme (QCSS) can provide assistance to help you to continue living safely in your home and to actively participate in your community.
You may be eligible for the QCSS if you are under 65 years old (or under 50 years old for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people) with:
Applications may be made:
via the QCSS website
by phone 1800 600 300
A referral is not required.
The NDIS provides funding to eligible people based on their individual needs.
Contact your nearest Local Area Coordinator or the National Disability Insurance Agency by telephone 1800 800 110 or visit their website.
Level 5, 10 The Corso, North Lakes
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday - Friday
1300 999 636 or (07) 3384 1600
This service provides safety-related information, referrals and subsidised assistance.
If you are eligible, you may receive a financial contribution towards labour costs for minor home maintenance or modifications that both:
Visit the Home Assist Secure website for more information.
You may also contact a local Home Assist Secure service:
Still have not found what you are looking for? The service that you are seeking may be listed on My Community Directory.
Moreton Bay Regions “My Community Directory” is a free online directory of community groups, clubs, services and facilities. It is designed to connect people with local health, social and community services and activities.
There are also many private providers and businesses that provide home and garden maintenance services for a fee. Search the Moreton Daily business directory for local businesses.
Visit gardening businesses for a list of business that provide gardening services advertised on the directory.
Download the Community Development - Home Assistance(PDF, 636KB) information sheet.