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Commonwealth Home Support Programme

As we grow older, we realise that all we need is each other.

Muslim Care believes in the strength in community and cultivating healthy relationships through social support groups. We can help support you in staying active and social within your community.

What is CHSP?

The Commonwealth Health Support Programme (CHSP) is a government-funded initiative that helps senior citizens access entry-level support service that cater to individual needs while maintaining independence at home. This means that you would receive government-subsidised support services for basic-level everyday tasks.


CHSP is suitable for you if you need little support with everyday tasks in order to improve your health and wellbeing.

New to CHSP? You can get an assessment through visiting My Aged Care.

If you need more high-level care services, you may be eligible for a Home Care Package (HCP).

Alternatively, you can contact us and we will assist you in getting started with your CHSP journey.

Social Support Groups

CHSP Eligibility

To be eligible for this program, you need to meet age and support needs requirements:


Age Requirements:

  • 65 years or older 

    • 50 years or older for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people

  • 50 years or older and on a low income, homeless, or at risk of being homeless.

    • 45 years or older for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 

Support Needs Requirements:

You may receive assistance if you have:

  • Low-level needs on an ongoing basis

  • Interim support while waiting for a Home Care Package

  • Short-term injury or illness

  • Risk of homelessness

Muslim Care is an approved CHSP provider. We currently offer social support group services to ensure you are well-connected with your community.


To be provided with this service, you need to make sure you receive a referral for social support services from My Aged Care. If you need help getting a referral, please contact one of our Home Care coordinators on 02 8011 0911 and we will assist you.

We believe in the importance of community and staying well-connected with others as a way to enhance your physical and emotional well-being. Our program includes regular excursions, centre activities, shopping trips, special guest speaking events and more.



Group Monthly Itinerary


Get In Touch with our CHSP Coordinator!