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Useful Links

Below you will find a range of links to services available for seniors.

My Aged Care

The My Aged Care website has been established by the Australian Government to help you navigate the aged care system. The Gateway is part of the Australian Government's changes to the aged care system which have been designed to give people more choice, more control and easier access to a full range of aged care services. Visit the My Aged Care website or call 1800 200 422.

Please note: some of the agencies listed below may require a referral from My Aged Care.

Leichhardt Marrickville Community Transport

The service aims to address the transport needs of people who cannot use, cannot access, or cannot afford, public or private transport.  Visit the Leichhardt Marrickville Community Transport website or call 9558 6800

Law Access NSW

To get free help with legal matters -  visit the Law Access NSW website or call 1300 888 529

Carers NSW

Information and support for families and friends. Visit carersnsw.org.au or call 1800 242 636

National Domestic Violence Helpline

Visit 1800respect.org.au or call 1800 737 732

Elder Abuse Helpline

The NSW Helpline & Resource Unit offers information, support and referrals for people who experience, witness or suspect the abuse of older people living in community in NSW -  visit the Elder Abuse Helpline or call 1800 628 221

Get Healthy

Free personal telephone coaching which provides the expertise and motivation you need to help reach your goals - visit Get Healthy NSW or call 1300 806 258

Rozelle Neighbour Aid

Trained volunteers matched individually to clients for ongoing social support and practical assistance - 9555 8988 ext.1

Inner West Neighbour Aid

Social support services, social outings, assisted online shopping, senior pets for senior people, men's group and volunteer home visiting - Visit the Inner West Neighbour Aid website or call 9799 5099

Balmain Hospital

Provision of health services - Visit the  Balmain Hospital website or call 9395 2111

Lucan Care Community Centre

Day programs for older people -  Call 9564 2022

Co.As.It

Provides services to the Italian-Australian community - call 9564 0744

Telecross, Australian Red Cross

Telecross provides peace of mind to people who are isolated through a daily call to check on their wellbeing and safety -  Visit the Telecross website or call 1300 885 698

Beyond Blue

To seek support if feeling sad and alone - visit beyondblue.org.au or call 1300 224 636.