Home and Community Care Centre
286 Lords Place
ORANGE NSW 2800
Phone 02 6393 8966
Fax 02 6393 8969
Home and Community Care (HACC) is a program that aims to provide assistance to people who experience some difficulty with the normal tasks of daily living. The Commonwealth and State Governments fund community groups to supply the assistance that helps people to remain living at home.
This program is based at the Home and Community Care Centre (HACC).
The Orange HACC Centre is a community resource centre that offers a variety of services and information to the residents of Orange and surrounding district, including :
- Frail, older people
- People with disabilities
- their Carers
You can keep in touch with the latest events at the Centre by liking the HACC Facebook page here.
The following services are located in the Orange HACC Centre:
Orange City Council's Community Care Coordinator supports and supervises Council's Ageing and Disability Services Team and is responsible to Council for the management of the HACC Centre. Phone 02 6393 8972
Orange City Council's Residential Services provides supported accommodation to adults with a disability. Individual Care Plans are established for all residents to ensure they reach their full potential and remain engaged with the wider community. Phone 02 6393 8965
Community Development Officer - Ageing and Disability Services researches community need with a particular focus on the needs of older people, people with a disability and their carers, and works to develop, implement and evaluate community projects. Phone 6393 8053
Ageing and Disability Services provides a range of services for older people, people with a disability and their carers to assist them to remain living at home. Phone 02 6393 8974 or 6393 8968 or fax 02 6393 8971.
These services include :
- Meals on Wheels,
- a Frozen Meal Service,
- the Community Restaurant
- a shopping service to older people and people with a disability
- Social Activity Groups,
- a voucher system for Grounds Maintenance,
- the Community Visitors Scheme and
- a Friendly Visitors Service.
Central West HACC Regional Development Team works with HACC funded services throughout the Central West to ensure that a robust and sustainable HACC service system is in place. This is achieved through support, information, training and networking with government and non-government agencies. Specialist support is also provided to Aboriginal organisations and to mainstreams services to improve the way they work with Aboriginal communities. Phone 02 6393 8967 and 02 6393 8052
HACC Directory 2012 (118 kb)
The centre drew a lot of visitors to an 'Open Day' (17 May) .
Download the HACC Open Day brochure here.
Catholic Healthcare Community Services Supports the Day to Day Living in the Community Program, giving independent day-to-day living skills to socially isolated people with severe and persistent mental illness in the Orange region. Phone 02 6362 7497
Guide Dogs NSW/ACT provides individual programs and equipment which address a wide variety of mobility needs for adults and children with vision impairment. All services and mobility aids are provided free of charge. Phone 02 6362 6625
Multiple Sclerosis Limited provides specialist support, information, counselling and advocacy to people who are living with Multiple Sclerosis. Phone 02 6361 3339
Australian Home Care Services is a not-for-profit organisation owned by the MS Society. The service provides for people with high level care needs, personal care, 24 hour live-in care, respite care and domestic assistance to its clients. Clients can be any age, not just frail aged or people with a disability. Phone 6361 9288
The centre also has meeting rooms available for hire by the community. Phone 6393 8699 for further information.