Youngcare At Home Care Grants – Applications for NSW / ACT Close June 15th 2016

If you are between the ages of 18 and 65, living at home with high needs and at risk of entering aged care you may be eligible for a Youngcare At Home Care Grant. Youngcare At Home Care Grants provide between $2000 and $10,000 to help people afford supports necessary to continue living at home and stay out of aged care facilities.
Youngcare At Home Care Grants have been used to assist with the cost of:
  • Respite care
  • A water-powered hydraulic lift
  • In-home support
  • A wheelchair ramp
  • Air conditioning
  • Power wheelchair and pressure cushion
  • Electrical adjustable bed and ceiling hoist

Applications for NSW/ACT Close on June 15th, 2016 (two weeks from today!) and more information about how to apply can be found here. You might also like to check out their description of the At Home Care Grants program here and the At Home Care Grant program FAQ here

Shout out to GIO  and Suncorp for sponsoring this awesome initiative and making the Youngcare At Home Care Grants possible. The program has distributed over $3.09million to 528 successful applicants since 2009.

Best of luck!


  1. Annette McKinnon ( Son Andrew )

    Our Adult Son needs items done so he can do therapy at home, we live in isolated area, so needs our large rural yard levelled out so he an get out side with out electric wheel chair that isn’t for these areas, he would be able to do things he loves, with help on cars, needs path that was put in by Dept many yrs ago had large lean and it tips his chair to one side, chair went back and hit his head on end of cement, electric wheel chair is tipping even on level paved areas, needs a van so need help with getting this as no transport, and taxi vouchers take most of his pension, due to living 100 km per time to treatments, any one thing from this list would be wonderful,