Older People

Seniors Card

  • The NSW Seniors Card entitles residents aged 60+ to discounts and special offers from a wide range of businesses, along with access to transport concessions.

For a list of local organisations, refer to the Albury Wodonga Community Guide https://www.awcommunityguide.com.au/

For a list of useful phone numbers Click here

My Aged Care

My Aged Care provide a range of information and can assist with:

  • The types of aged care services available
  • Your eligibility for services
  • Service providers in your area
  • Costs you may need to pay
  • Advocacy services
  • How to make a complaint

Click here for more information

Live Better

http://livebetter.org.au/

A registered NDIS and Aged Care Provider, delivering Aged, Carer, Child & Family, Clinical, Disability and Mental Health services. Call 1800 580 580

Activities

Aboriginal Men’s Shed

The Men’s shed is designed to run programs specifically for Aboriginal men. It is located behind the AWAHS building and is open most days, it can also be booked through AWAHS reception for events, programs and meetings. Priority will be given to men’s events. And is supervised by senior community members.

Thurgoona Men’s shed

https://thurgoonamensshed.wordpress.com/

Email: thurgoonamensshed@gmail.com

Contact:  0499 022 396
Address: Corner Corry’s Rd and Elizabeth Mitchell Drive Thurgoona NSW 2640

Albury Women’s Shed

Contact 0476 166 577

North Albury Manual Activities Centre

Address: Nowland Street, Lavington NSW 2641

Call 1800 200 422

Transport

Kalianna provides transport services to the frail aged, younger people with a disability, Department of Veterans Affairs card holders, and also assists transport disadvantaged members of the community.

Under 65 – If you are under 65 with a disability or fit under the above mentioned categories, please contact the Kalianna office directly on (02) 6041 2299 to discuss your transport requirements.

Over 65 – If you are over 65, you must be registered and formally assessed by My Aged Care (MAC). MAC can be contacted on 1800 200 422 or visit www.myagedcare.gov.au.

Once your application is approved, the referral will be forwarded to Kalianna. Once the referral is received a representative from Kalianna will contact you.

Contact 02 6021 4832