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.

Applies to

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.

Supplement rate

View the current supplement rate in the Schedule of Subsidies and Supplements.

Eligibility

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

You do not need to apply. 

Services Australia automatically pays this supplement for eligible care recipients.

Contact

Aged care subsidies and supplements contact

Email us if you have questions about aged care subsidies or supplements for approved providers.

subsidiesandsupplements [at] health.gov.au

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Last updated: 
22 January 2020
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