Assistance services at home for seniors

Senior lady using a walking frame to walk through park

Our services

Plumbing Assist – free essential plumbing work

Plumbing Assist is a free service available to eligible customers experiencing financial hardship.

The service for your owner-occupied private property includes:

  • a free water leak audit
  • minor repair or replacement of inefficient or leaking water fittings and fixtures.

To learn more visit: Water Assist

Assistance with bins

Residents who have difficulty putting their bins out for collection may be eligible for an assisted bin service. For more information visit the Need help with your bins? page or phone 07 5667 5976.

Assistance with mowing (nature strips fronting residential properties)

Residents who have difficulty maintaining their nature strip may be eligible for assistance with mowing.

In-home library service

Gold Coast Libraries offer an in-home library service for residents unable to leave their homes due to illness or disability.

Other community contacts

Assistance with lawn mowing, yard tidy and window cleaning

Liberty Community Connect can assist eligible residents with lawn mowing, yard tidy and window cleaning. Phone 07 5578 1668 for information about eligibility.

Home maintenance and modification

Home Assist Secure – The Queensland Government administers the Home Assist Secure program to assist people to remain in their own homes. The program provides eligible Queenslanders with information about health, safety and security, and assistance with minor home repairs and modifications. Visit the website or phone 07 5531 3502.

Home Maintenance and Modification program – The St Vincent de Paul Society provides a home maintenance and modification program for people who are frail, aged or have a disability. The program provides an array of in-house modifications to enable people to continue living independently. For more information visit the website or phone 07 5561 4730.