The Seniors Enquiry Line is open from 9.00am to 5.00pm on weekdays and is a statewide information and referral service for:
The Seniors Enquiry Line is operated by UnitingCare Community and funded by the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services.
Further information on these topics is available on the Seniors website.
The Office for Seniors, Carers and Volunteering:
Although the Office for Seniors has the lead role for ageing issues in Queensland, other government agencies have responsibility for providing specific services for older people in the areas of health, transport, aged care, financial support, and housing.
The Older People's Action Program was established in 1995 to assist seniors at risk of social isolation. As part of the program, the Department of Communities provides funds to 20 non-government organisations in various locations across the state.
Older people's organisations.
The 60 and Better Program supports older people to develop and manage healthy ageing programs in their own communities using community development principles and practices.