COVID-19 update

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak (Coronavirus) in Australia and across the globe, Wakefield Regional Council is taking proactive measures to stop the spread. Our front counter remains open but please call or email us in the first instance. We are trying to minimise risk to our people and our community so, if you can carry out business with us online or on phone, do so.

Find out about our response and important information for residents and businesses

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Senior Citizens

Country Home Services

Home Assist is a partnership between Local Government and other agencies to improve people's security and quality of life within their home. The program provides assistance to the frail elderly people, younger people with disabilities and their carers.
Home Assist can help you with basic short-term assistance including:
  • minor home maintenance e.g. cleaning gutters, replacing light bulbs, tap washers, etc.
  • information and advice regarding home security and your personal safety
  • a range of home support services tailored to your needs eg home help, personal care
  • social support services
  • occasional respite to residents caring for a relative or friend

For further information visit the website