These free or subsidised services are available

Home maintenance services
Home maintenance services
Provided by Life Without Barriers
Life Without Barriers’ Home Support services support and provide greater opportunities for older people to remain living in their own homes in their community for as long as possible. Only some services may be available in your particular location.
Cost Subsidised
Phone 1800 935 483
Email info@lwb.org.au
Home & Property Maintenance
Home & Property Maintenance
Provided by JobQuest
Home maintenance provided by government-subsidised aged care services to help you remain independent at home. Services offered includes: Lawn Mowing, edging and trimming, Change light bulbs, Small carpentry jobs, Small painting jobs, Unblock drains, Replace tap washers, Repair leaking taps, Clean gutters (single story), Fix door handles and catches, Pest Spraying (Cockroaches, spiders etc), Wash external windows under certain conditions, Install battery operated door bells, Carpet steam cleaning, deodorising and stain treatment, Cut low tree branches where obstructing entrances/paths, Clean cement paths and steps if hazardous, Install letter boxes, Install smoke detectors and replace batteries, Hang pictures, Wheelie bin washouts, Rubbish removal.
Cost Subsidised
Phone (02) 8677 8885
Home modification and maintenance
Home modification and maintenance
Help for you to stay living in your own home. Jobs include installing internal and external ramps and rails, tap turners, hand-held showers, minor plumbing and electrical work, removing shower hobs, removing bath tubs, installing grabrails, fixing doors and correcting bench heights.
Cost Subsidised
Phone (02) 8805 5960
Email fbmadmin@fusion.org.au
Smoke alarms
Smoke alarms
Provided by Fire & Rescue NSW
The Smoke Alarm and Battery Replacement (SABRE) program assists seniors and people with a disability who are vulnerable in the case of a fire because they are not able to install and/or maintain their smoke alarms. Firefighters can visit the residence at an arranged time to install a battery-operated smoke alarm or replace existing smoke alarm batteries at no cost. The resident must supply the battery-operated smoke alarm or batteries. Firefighters can provide home fire safety advice while visiting premises.
Cost Free
Phone (02) 9265 2999
Email info@fire.nsw.gov.au
Home maintenance & modifications
Home maintenance & modifications
Let us help you get those home maintenance and repair jobs done. And if you’d like ramps or handrails installed for easier access, we can do that too. Subsidised by government via a Home Care Package. • No joining fees • No lock-in contracts • No hidden fees • No exit fees
Cost Subsidised
Phone 1800 632 314
Email enquiries@sccliving.org.au
Home maintenance
Home maintenance
Provided by BaptistCare
Home maintenance provided by government-subsidised aged care services to help you remain independent at home.
Cost Subsidised
Phone 1300 275 227
Email ask@baptistcare.org.au
Practical solutions to assist living at home
Practical solutions to assist living at home
A resource centre in Blacktown with equipment that people can try, plus information on a range of organisations and services, including: *Personal Alarm Call System, *Home Design, *Solutions for Vision Impairment, *Solutions for Arthritis, *Falls Prevention, *Joint Protection.
Cost Mostly free
Phone (02) 9890 0940
Email welcome@at-aust.org

These commercial services are available

Home maintenance & modifications
Home maintenance & modifications
Let us help you get those home maintenance and repair jobs done. And if you’d like ramps or handrails installed for easier access, we can do that too. Available by private pay. • No joining fees • No lock-in contracts • No hidden fees • No exit fees
Cost Subsidised
Phone 1800 632 314
Email enquiries@sccliving.org.au