The Access and Support Program at CO.AS.IT provides short-term, individual support to eligible people of Italian background and their carers to understand,  access and negotiate the range of services available via the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP).

The program offers:

  • Information on CHSP services and other community support services available to consumers
  • Assisting consumers to make contact with the My Aged Care contact centre and support them through the registration and eligibility screening processes
  • Supporting consumers through the Regional Assessment Service (RAS) assessment and support planning process
  • Working in partnership with other agencies involved and people who support you such as family members, friends, your community, your doctor and other health professionals

The Access and Support Program is a free, confidential consumer focused service and is funded by the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP). For further information or to make a referral please contact:

The Access and Support Worker
CO.AS.IT Italian Assistance Association
189 Faraday Street, Carlton Vic 3053
Telephone:  (03) 9349 9025  Monday to Thursday