In response to the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, some community support programs have been suspended.
Council cares for its community and this change of service comes as part of our local response to this global issue.
We apologise for any inconvenience, but trust you understand this position.
For more information on cancelled programs, please visit https://www.walkerville.sa.gov.au/community/latest-news/covid-19.
Town of Walkerville and City of Prospect provides services to assist older residents live independently in their homes. Dedicated program coordinators are based in the City of Prospect and residents in the Town of Walkerville can access these services via the City of Prospect on 8342 8091 or 8269 5355.
Partnering with a neighbouring Council is a cost efficient way to offer a diverse range of programs and services and programs for domestic assistance, home maintenance and modifications and social participation.
Community support programs:
Please note these are suspended until further notice.
- Exercise groups
- Market run
- Community bunch
- Friendship groups
- Men’s shed
- Fishing buddies
- Lunch group
- Zoo group
- Seniors group
- Matinee group
- Strength for life
- Matinee performance program
Up to the 1 July 2015, these services were delivered under the banner Home and Community Care, (commonly known as HACC) which was funded through the Federal Government and managed by the City of Prospect.
HACC services are now delivered through the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP).
The My Aged Care website (www.myagedcare.gov.au) is the new entry point for residents over 65 years of age to access all aged care services including social community programs and support services for people living in their home.
Community programs include:
- Social support and activities in a community-based group setting (suspended until further notice)
- Transport services i.e. assistance for people to get out and about for shopping or appointments (suspended until further notice)
At home services include:
- Domestic assistance
- Personal care
- Home maintenance
- Home modification
- Nursing care
Information on these programs is available from the City of Prospect.