The Home and Community Care Program for Younger People (HACC PYP) provides support for younger people with disabilities whose capacity for independent living is at risk.
Services are targeted to younger people with moderate, severe or profound disabilities and their unpaid carers. Not everyone who is eligible can receive an immediate service.
Service providers use priority of access guidelines to manage demand for services.
- Domestic help
- Personal care
- Nursing (community nursing, home nursing)
- Allied health services (such as physiotherapy, podiatry, dietetics, etc.)
- Food services (meals on wheels and centre-based meals)
- Planned activity groups
- Property maintenance
- Respite services
- Friendly visiting
- Transport services provided by volunteers
The Home and Community Care Program for Younger People (HACC PYP) provides support for younger people with disabilities whose capacity for independent living is at risk. The program is available to:
- people in Victoria who are 65 and under
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Victoria who are 50 and under
How to access
- TTY users, call, then ask for 1300 664 786
- Speak and Listen users, call then ask for 1300 664 786
- Internet relay users, connect to the , then ask for 1300 664 786.
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CostsThe Commonwealth Government subsidises a range of services in Australia. If you can afford to, it is expected that you will contribute to the cost of your care.
Any fees and eligibility for subsidy will be discussed and agreed upon with your service provider before you receive the relevant services.