Frankston

The following services are available at this location: Contact Our Frankston Office

Access and Support

Category: Aged Care

This program is part of the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) and the Home and Community Care (HACC) program, assisting elders from a CALD background. This program provides assistance to CALD seniors so that they can continue living independently at home for as long as possible.

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Café Bazaars

Category: Aged Care

The Café Bazaar Multicultural Activity Group for Seniors was first established in March 2009 in the City of Stonnington as a result of extensive research, community consultation and discussion. The issue of isolation amongst CALD elderly in the Inner South emerged as a prominent concern and the need for increased social engagement opportunities was highlighted.

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CALD Seniors’ Clubs

Category: Aged Care

The New Hope Foundation has a long history of supporting and resourcing CALD groups to establish their own clubs and in particular, CALD Seniors’ Clubs. From our organisation’s inception, our capacity to support CALD community members to organise and form their own clubs has been instrumental to their social interaction, engagement and participation in community life.

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Community Visitors’ Scheme

Category: Aged Care

The Community Visitors’ Scheme (CVS) is a national program that aims to enrich the quality of life of elderly people living in an aged care home or in their own home, who are socially isolated or lonely by establishing links with a volunteer community visitor.

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Planned Activity Groups

Category: Aged Care

The New Hope Foundation runs Planned Activity Groups (PAG) in the Southern Metropolitan Region and on the Mornington Peninsula. These social support programs assist CALD seniors to remain living in the community by engaging in a weekly program of activities that are both culturally relevant and enjoyable.

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Settlement Services Program

Category: Settlement

The Settlement Services Program (SSP) works with recently arrived refugees and family migrants in the first five years of settlement. SSP aims to assist recent arrivals in the early stage of the settlement journey, by providing high quality casework and community development services.

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Youth Settlement Service

Category: Settlement

The Youth Settlement Service (YSS) supports young people and their families from refugee and migrant backgrounds, who have migrated to Australia in the past five years. The service supports young people to overcome the challenges of settlement in Australia and to help them realise their full potential.

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