Stay Independent

Neighbour Aid is about giving assistance to those in our community whom wish to stay independent.

We are built from committed volunteers within the community

Stay Independent

Transport Assist

One key service we offer is by helping our clients attend appointments.

Missed health appointments can take months to re-book, we make sure you get there the first time.

Transport Assist

Building Networks

Our service helps build connections between local people.

Friendship and social networks are important in remaining independent and healthy.

Building Networks

About our support for older members of our community and their carers.

We are a non-profit organisation funded by the Department of Health, Commonwealth Home Support Programme to provide social support services to older members of our community and their carers. Our service is managed by a community-based committee, which is elected annually.

The office duties are carried out by a Service Manager, assisted by an Administration Assistant from 9.00 am to 2.30 pm each weekday. Delivery of services is carried out by volunteers on an individual basis.

The services we provide

  • Social Support to access community services or facilities
  • Companionship to provide social contact
  • Shopping accompanied and assisted by a volunteer
  • Transport to essential appointments
  • Information and Referral to other services if requested

Our services are all provided by caring, friendly volunteers.

Our Mission Statement

‘To support the older members of our community and their carers, to maintain their independence and remain living in their own homes for as long as they feel that they are able.

 

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