Social Support Individual

Group of diverse seniors

Social Support Individual is assistance provided by a paid worker or volunteer to an individual in a home which is primarily directed towards meeting the person's need for social contact in order to participate in community life.

Services included:

  • Visiting services
  • Telelink - provides group telephone meetings for people from ethnic backgrounds who may be socially isolated
  • Welfare checks

The City of Greater Bendigo has frozen the following Commonwealth Home Support Programs Services Fee for the 2020-2021 financial year.

Fee: $3.65 per hour.

To access any aged care services please contact My Aged Care on 1800 200 422 (Translating and Interpreting Service 131 450, National Relay Service 133 677), or visit their website at



Contact us

For more information about Telelink please contact the Home Support Services Team on 03 4408 6560

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