Home Assist Secure is a service delivered by Council through Atherton Tablelands Home Assist / Secure, with funding from the Queensland Department of Housing and Public Works.
Home Assist Secure works to:
- help people feel safer at home;
- help people have easier access to and within their home; and
- help people incorporate home security routines into daily activities.
Read the Home Assist Secure brochure.
Through the program, you may be able to obtain subsidised assistance with minor home maintenance, repairs, modifications and security that impact your health, safety and security.
To be eligible for free information and referrals, applicants must be 60 years and over, or of any age with a disability, and live in their own home or in rental housing.
To be eligible for subsidised assistance, applicants must also receive an Australian Government payment or allowance (Newstart not included) and be unable to make use of alternative forms of assistance, such as Home and Community Care (HACC), Veterans’ Affairs, family or friends.
For more information and to apply for assistance:
Phone: 4091 4512
Or visit the office behind the Atherton Service Centre, 45 Mabel Street.
Office hours are Monday to Thursday 8am to 2pm and Friday 8am to 12pm.
Directions: When leaving the front entrance of the Tablelands Regional Council Service Centre at 45 Mabel Street Atherton turn left and follow the footpath, then turn left into the Council carpark and walk towards the iron sheds and carports. On the left there is a sign pointing to the Home Assist Secure office.