Aged Care Services

Coming soon: Home Care Package support

MCCI is now an approved provider of aged care to deliver Home Care Package services. If you or a family member would like to discuss MCCI's services, or you are an aged care service provider looking to work with us, please contact the Care Services Manager on 02 42297566.

Commonwealth Home Support Program Services

The MCCI's multicultural aged care services are funded by the Australian Government to support older people, younger people with disabilities and their carers from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds to live independently in their own home and to prevent early admission to permanent residential care.

The following services are available to CALD communities in the Illawarra:

  • Social Support Groups for the following CALD communities:
    • Baltic & Eastern European
    • Croatian
    • Dutch
    • Greek
    • Middle Eastern
    • Portuguese
    • Pukapuka
    • Serbian
    • Turkish
    • Multicultural social support groups titled 'Village Elders' and 'Friends of Cringila'.
  • Multicultural Dementia Social Support Groups Illawarra and Shoalhaven
  • Multicultural Meals on Wheels service
  • Individual Care & Support (including In Home Social Support and Flexible Respite)
  • Sector Support and Development.

Eligibility for services:

  • elderly people from CALD backgrounds over 65 years of age
  • younger people with a disability from CALD backgrounds
  • carers of elderly people and younger people with a disability
  • low-to-medium care needs
  • living in the community.

Access and referral

Clients and carers are able to access various programs and services through the My Aged Care website [external link] or by telephone 1800 200 422.

If you are unsure about how to access My Aged Care please contact:

Rhonda Te Rure
Client Liaison Officer
Phone: 02 4229 7566
Mobile: 0413 842 531
Fax: 02 4226 3146
Email: rhonda@mcci.org.au