Our Social Support Program provides frail older people and people with disabilities with opportunities for friendship and social activities in a supportive environment. The program aims to cater for the particular needs of the group.
Who is it for?
Our social support program is ideal for:
- frail older people
- people with a disability
- carers of the above
What activities do we run?
Some of our activities include:
- gentle exercises
- music therapy
- creative art
- discussion groups
- craft activities
- outdoor activities
How much does it cost?
Leila Road Centre Carnegie provides interest-based activities on-site (transport is provided):
- Low fee: $20 per day
- Medium fee: $20 per day
- High fee: $35 per day
Exercise classes at community locations in the municipality:
- $4.50 per class
Exercise transport (limited places):
- $4 round trip
Weekly excursion program delivered each term. Charge are bases on activities provided. Excursion transport:
- $8 round trip
The cost varies according to your financial income.
For a single person
Less than $37,405
$37,406 to $82,225
More than $82,226
For a couple
Less than $57,268
$57,268 to $109,922
More than $109,923
* A per kilometre rate of $1 is charged for any service that requires travel. In a few instances a higher fee may be charged. This will be determined at the time of accepting a referral.
Please note: we require at least one business day notice for a service cancellation and if this is not received, the usual fee will apply.
Accessing the service
The way you access our social support service depends on your age.
If you're over 65
If you're under 65
Call us on 9524 3333 to see what services you can access.
Direct debit is our preferred method of payment. To pay via direct debit, please complete and return our Direct Debit Request Form (PDF, 130KB) to:
Glen Eira City Council
PO Box 42
Caulfield South 3162
To pay online, visit our payment portal and add the reference number from your bill.
Online via Centrepay
If you're a pensioner, you can ask Centrepay to deduct money before it goes into your bank account.
To pay via Centrepay, link your Council services through MyGov. Find instructions here.
To pay via BPAY, please use biller code 73106 and the reference number on your bill.
To pay in person, please visit our Service Centre on the corner of Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads, Caulfield.
How is it funded?
These services are paid for by the Australian Government's Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) and Victorian Government's Home and Community Care Program for Younger People (HACC-PYP).