Resources for Families

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Get to know your neighbours and help build a connected community

How well do you know your neighbours?  Here are some printable cards that can be used to drop in your neighbours’ letterboxes to help you make the first step.

Neighbours card

Staying healthy and well

Regional Aged Care, WA Country Health Service | 9781 4000

MyAgedCare is the best place to start if you need to accessing Australian Government funded services to help you to stay independent and at home or need to access a residential facility.

Advance care planning

Visit our page on Advance Care Planning for more information

Bereavement support

There are a number of local support available to people who are grieving the loss of a loved one. Visit our page on Bereavement Support.

Planning your own funeral

Please see our Planning my Funeral resource for an easy to use guide to help you develop a plan for your own funeral.

COTA WA is the peak body for older Australians in WA and have produced the Goodbye Guide.

Help for carers


Financial support

The South West Compassionate Communities Network acknowledges the Noongar community as the traditional owners and custodians of Country in the South West of Western Australia and acknowledges their continuing connection to land, water and community. We pay our respects to the people, the cultures and the elders past, present and emerging.