Homeless supplement for aged care
This supplement is for aged care homes specialising in caring for people who were homeless, or at severe risk of becoming homeless. Find out who’s eligible and how the supplement is applied.
This supplement is for residential aged care providers.
What is the supplement?
This supplement supports providers who specialise in caring for people who were homeless, or at severe risk of becoming homeless at the time they entered permanent residential care.
View the current supplement rate in the Schedule of Subsidies and Supplements.
To be eligible, you must register for the expansion component of the viability supplement.
More than half of your residents must meet the viability expansion component and homeless supplement assessment criteria.
How to apply
If your aged care home is eligible under this criteria, you do not need to apply. We use the information you’ve provided for the expansion component of the viability supplement to automatically confirm eligibility.
Services Australia automatically pays this supplement for eligible care recipients.