Pensioner and Seniors Concessions
Community First is a not-for profit Home and Community Care Service and National Disability Insurance Scheme provider.
Community First's aim is to remove the barriers that challenge your independence and improve your ability to remain living at home.
- Domestic Assistance
- Multicultural Activities
- Gardening and Home Maintenance
- Social Centres
- Garden Share
- Ability Arts
- Transport Social Support
- Personal Care
- Meals on Wheels
- Carer Respite
If you would like assistance with any of the above, please call the Community First office on 08 9591 5555 and let us take care of the rest.
Contact details: 08 9591 5555
Address: 157 Medina Avenue, KWINANA WA 6167
Postal Address: PO Box 81 KWINANA WA 6966
Bethanie Kwinana Social Centre
Bethanie Kwinana Social Centre is an active centre for mature aged people looking for social activities, outings or just the opportunity to have a chat and meet new friends.
Bethanie Kwinana Social Centre
28 Christmas Avenue
Kwinana WA 6167
Phone: 1300 883 893
Monday to Friday
10:00am to 4:00pm
All general enquiries and expressions of interest can be made by contacting the City of Kwinana Retirement Village Office on 9419 5485 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Address: Unit 10, Callistemon Court Aged Person Units,
45 Chilcott Street,
Calista WA 6167
Monday to Thursday
9:00am to 2:30pm. By appointment outside of these hours.
Banksia Park Retirement Estate
Located at 18 Sawyer Road and 39 Bright Road Calista.
The Retirement Village offers a retirement option which allows residents to pursue other interests and retain equity in their accommodation choice.
Banksia Park offers a unique retirement lifestyle option in a secure, caring environment with a 24 hour emergency call system fitted to all villas and a caretaker service Monday to Friday.
Built in four stages from 1995 to 2001, the village comprises of 78 Villas (two and three bedrooms) that are purchased on a 'Lease for Life' basis.
The Banksia Park Clubhouse is fully equipped with gym, library, pool table, carpet bowls, card room, kitchen and many other features. The Social Club Committee hosts many activities including bingo, happy hour, special events, live entertainment and movie nights.
A monthly maintenance fee is payable to cover the operating costs of the village which include:
- caretaking services;
- grounds maintenance and gardening of all common areas;
- government charges;
- 24-hour emergency call system;
- building maintenance;
- clubhouse; and
- Callistemon Court Aged Person Units.
Callistemon Court Aged Person Units is a Joint Venture Housing Program between the City of Kwinana and the Department of Housing.
To be eligible for community housing at Callistemon court, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- be an Australian citizen or permanent resident;
- be able to prove identity;
- live in and receive your income in WA;
- meet community housing income limits (which are subject to change annually);
- not own property or land;
- if you are over 55, but under 60, not have cash assets in excess of $38,400 (singles) or $63,800 (couples); and
- if you are over 60, not have cash assets in excess of $80,000 (singles or couples).
Seniors Security Subsidy Scheme
The City of Kwinana has introduced a program to help seniors improve the level of security within their home. The City will provide a subsidy of $250 towards the cost of installing a range of security items such as window and door deadlocks and security screens, home intruder alarms, meter-box locks and roller shutters.
To qualify for the subsidy your security item/s must be installed and invoiced within the past three months of application. Only one claim per household per financial year is permitted.