Home Assist Secure (HAS) is a service for Queenslanders aged 60 years and over, or people of any age with a disability who wish to remain living independently in their own home and is funded by the Queensland Government Department of Housing and Public Works.
Home Assist Secure does not undertake maintenance or repairs that are considered to be the responsibility of the landlord (lessor) under Residential Tenancies legislation or tenancy agreements.
Eligible clients are provided with subsidised assistance with minor home maintenance and modifications.
Who is eligible for the Home Assist Secure?
- Who hold a current Aged or Disability Pensioner Concession Card
- Who do not possess the appropriate skills to undertake the work or whose health or safety would at risk if they undertook the work themselves
- Who are unable to make use of alternative forms of assistance, such as Commonwealth Home Support Program CHSP or Veterans Affairs DVA
Subsidised services range from:
- Smoke alarm checks
- Changing light globes
- Plumbing and electrical work
- Grab rail installation
- Hand-held shower heads
If we cannot assist you with subsidised assistance, where possible you will be provided with contact details of reputable tradespeople.