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Elder Care Support

The Elder Care Support program supports Elders and older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to understand the aged care system, including identifying the level of care and services required.

Our Community can receive greater local support, linking services with local knowledge, to access the right aged care services to meet their needs.


How our free Elder Care Support service works for you:

The Elder Care Support service helps connect Elders and people over 50 in our Community with the care and services they need.  

A number of Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations now have a specially trained Elder Care Support Connector who knows and understands our people in our Community.

  1. Our Elder Care Support Connector can come and meet you – at your home or wherever you feel safe and comfortable – with your family or carer if you prefer –there’s no cost to you or your family. We can even come and pick you up for our yarns.
  2. When you meet the Elder Care Support Connector – you can yarn about things that would make you feel more supported in your home – maybe some help with your cleaning, shopping or cooking or help with more personal care – it’s up to you.
  3. Our Elder Care Support Connector then does all the work to make sure you are connected to the aged care services and support you need – and if things change for you and you find you need some extra or different help, they will arrange that for you too – or if you’re not happy with the providers of the service the Elder Care Support Connector will help get things back on track.

Our Elder Care Support service now makes it easier to receive aged care support and care you need.

Please contact the service direct to be put in contact with your local Elder Care Support Connector. If you would like further information about the program please contact the AHCSA Elder Care Support Project Officer on (08) 8273 7200.






Kura Yerlo

Port Adelaide



Ph (08) 8241 0442

Nunyara Aboriginal Health Service Inc



(08) 8649 9900

Port Lincoln Aboriginal Health Service Inc

Port Lincoln


(08) 8683 0162

Tullawon Health Service Incorporated and Oak Valley

Yalata and Oak Valley Communities (Far West Coast)



 (08) 8625 6237

Yadu Health Aboriginal Corporation



 (08) 8626 2500

Pangula Mannamurna Aboriginal Corporation

Mount Gambier


08 8724 7270

Aboriginal Family Support Services (AFSS)



 (08) 8205 1500

Pika Wiya Health Service Aboriginal Corporation

Port Augusta


(08) 8642 9991

Moorundi Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation

Murray Bridge


1800 023 846

Umoona Tjutagku Health Service Aboriginal Corporation

Coober Pedy


08 8672 5255


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