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Perth Aboriginal services – aged care services

Aged care services for Aboriginal people in the Perth metropolitan area.

Advocare Aboriginal Advocacy Program

Phone: 9479 7566
Address: 1/190 Abernethy Rd Belmont
Email: rights@advocare.org.au
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The Aboriginal Advocacy Program is designed to assist older Aboriginal people (50+) access Home and Aged Care services and provide advocacy in relation to difficulties with such services. This program provides information and referral, and education about rights and responsibilities. The program also provides support to resolve concerns with those experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, mistreatment from family or friends.

Advocare can work with elderly Aboriginal people, their families, carers and service providers. This is a free and confidential service.

Phone for more information.

Advocare Aboriginal Access Program

Phone: 9479 7566
Address: 1/190 Abernethy Rd Belmont
Email: rights@advocare.org.au
Visit Advocare Aboriginal Access Program (external site)

The Aboriginal Access Program is designed to assist older Aboriginal people (50+) access Home and Aged Care services and provide advocacy in relation to difficulties with such services. This program provides information and referral, and education about rights and responsibilities. Advocare can work with elderly Aboriginal people, their families, carers and service providers. This is a free and confidential service.

Phone for more information.

Jacaranda Community Centre

Phone: 9477 4346 or 9478 1219
Address: 146 Epsom Ave Belmont; PO Box 142 Cloverdale 6895
Email: info@jacarandacc.org.au
Visit Jacaranda Community Centre (external site)

Provides a range of free programs for Indigenous people, including the Indigenous Women’s Programs and Art and Pottery. Seniors weeks – day activity.

Contact Monday to Friday 9.30am – 4.30pm for information on current programs.

Kwobarup

Phone: 9314 6363
Address: cnr of Healy Rd and Ingram St Hamilton Hill
Email: jhoward@cockburn.wa.gov.au
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Centre-based program for HACC eligible Aboriginal people, aged over 45, living in the city of Cockburn. Provides a cultural arts program, outings and other activities identified by participants.

Monday to Wednesday (pick up starts at 9.00am, return starts at 2.30pm). Meal cost $8. Costs for outings may apply.

People Who Care

Phone: 9379 1944
Address: 48 James St, Guildford
Email: mpwc.ahm@iinet.net.au
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Phone: 9439 1179 or 9535 3433
Address: 13 Leasham Way, Medina

Phone: 9447 0810
Address: 585 Beach Road, Warwick

Services for frail elderly or disabled Aboriginal people in the east, north, and south west metro regions. Services include transport assistance to appointments, counselling, social support and advocacy.

Mirambeena: Centre based day care Monday – Thursday
Warwick: Centre based day care Monday – Friday


Acknowledgements
This information is from the RUAH Community Services
Perth Aboriginal Services Directory

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