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Home and Community Care

Home and Community Care provides basic personal support and home maintenance to help people to live independently.


It is supported by financial assistance from the Australian and Victorian governments.


Services includes vacuuming, mopping, cleaning the bathroom and toilet, and washing. Personal Care is help with showering, toileting, grooming and dressing and Respite Care staff care for a person whose family or carer needs a short break.


Council supports the providers below to deliver these services.


West and South District

Bairnsdale and Lakes Entrance area including all areas around Paynesville, Eagle Point, Newlands Arm, Bengworden, Lindenow and surrounds, Bruthen, Buchan and Nowa Nowa.

Gippsland Lakes Community Health

Phone: 5155 8300


East District

Orbost to Cann River and surrounds: East of Nowa Nowa to Orbost as well as Tubbut, Bonang, Bendoc areas.

Orbost Regional Health

Phone: 5154 6666


Mallacoota/Genoa District

Mallacoota District Health and Support Service

Phone: 5158 0243


Omeo and District

Omeo and District Health

Phone: 5159 0100


Meals on Wheels


Hot meals are delivered Monday to Friday by volunteers to elderly or disabled residents of Bairnsdale, Lakes Entrance and surrounding towns by Gippsland Lakes Community Health. This service allows people to remain with dignity and independence in their own homes. Frozen meals can be arranged for weekends and public holidays where necessary. Short-term assistance is also available.


Vulnerable Persons Register


Do you know or can you identify a vulnerable person within your community? Is this person in a position to care for themselves in an emergency?


See the Vulnerable Persons Register page for more information.





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