Chester Court – Cluster Housing


A cluster of villas specifically designed for the frail aged is built by the New South Wales Department of Housing under the Support Housing Incentive Program and managed by the Elderly Australian Chinese Homes.
The five purpose built villas at 61 Priam Street, Chester Hill NSW 2162 are providing secure accommodation for some ten elderly occupants. They are specially designed with grab-rails, wheelchair access and low bench tops in kitchen for the convenience and safety of the elderly tenants. They are able to enjoy their own independent lifestyle, seek help from each other whenever necessary and draw support from the services of Elderly Australian Chinese Homes.

Objective

To provide low cost accommodation and community service for the Chinese elderly tenants who are financially disadvantaged. Also to group the elderly Chinese live in a cluster will enable them to help one another in times of emergency.

Eligibility

Anyone over 65 years of age and of Chinese, Indo-Chinese and Vietnamese descent; and must satisfy the New South Wales Department of Housing’s eligibility for public housing.

Rent

25% of the Age Pension as determined by the Government

Services

  • Counselling
  • Dementia support
  • Lawn mowing
  • Assistance in welfare related matters
  • Assistance in bill paying
  • Interpretation

Activities

  • Festival celebrations and outings
  • Day activities
  • Social interactions

Application

Browse: Apply for EACH Services
Form: Each Service Application Form [Word format] [PDF format]

Contact

Address: 61 Priam Street, Chester Hill NSW 2162
Phone: (02) 9744-8017
Fax: (02) 9747-6174

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