Redfern and Inner City Home Support Service Inc (RICHSS)

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Phone: 02 9319 3587

Fax: 02 9319 6090

Location: The Redfern Centre, 9 Ogden Lane, Redfern NSW 2016


Description: Neighbour aid and social support service (HACC)provides volunteers to assist with small shopping, escorting to outings and appointments, home visitors, companionship and advocacy. Social Support workers provide assistance when a volunteer is not appropriate. The service aims to prevent premature or inappropriate institutionalisation by supporting those with limited mobility or those isolated from the community. Part time Russian social support workers.

Hours: Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm

Fees: Fees for outings

Contact: Co-ordinator

Referral: Self or other HACC service, community worker or health professional

Transport: Train - Redfern, Buses to Redfern

Disability Access: Yes (accessible toilet, ramp, handrail)

Area Served: City of Sydney

Languages (other than English): Italian,French, Maltese, Serbian, Chinese

Volunteering Note: To meet people from local area. Training, support, out of pocket reimbursement.

Keywords: Older People; Community Visiting; Shopping Assistance; Community Transport; Carers; Russian

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