The Community Connections Program provides short term support (up to 12 weeks) to connect people with longer-term support networks and community groups to meet their needs. The program focuses on helping people become involved in their local community and embed themselves through connection to others including family, community groups or networks.

Eligibility

The program provides support to people who are;

  • Aged 18 to 64 (18 to 49 for Aboriginal and TSI peoples)
  • Needs short term support to improve independence or to develop or maintain connections with support networks
  • Are not eligible for federal programs (such as NDIS and My Aged Care).

Priority service is given to people who are;

  • Unpaid carers
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • People from new and emerging culturally and linguistically diverse communi8ties
  • People who are financial disadvantaged
  • People living in communities of persistent or location-based disadvantage.

Referrals

If you would like to connect with the Community Connections team please email as at ccintakes@cccsa.org.au or call 1800 759 865