Older People

The Brotherhood endeavours to ensure that older Australians enjoy security, comfort and choice in life. In our services we encourage older people to live the life they value, and support them to achieve this.


Help to live at home

We understand that continuing to live at home helps people to maintain independence, choices and quality of life. The Brotherhood offers services to make this possible.

Find out more about our Care at Home support.

Residential aged care and independent living

Our aged care residence and three blocks of independent living units, all in inner Melbourne, enable residents to be active and independent.


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Clifton Hill offers disadvantaged older people accommodation, care and quality of life in an appealing inner-city location, close to shops, parks and public transport.
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Our secure and affordable Independent Living units allow older people on low incomes to live independently in three inner-city locations.
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Social activities hubs

We offer recreational activity programs that help older people and their carers connect with the community, make friends and maintain wellbeing. We also provide respite care so that carers can take a break. 

Find out more about our Social activities hubs.

» Visit our People with dementia and People with disabilities sections for programs assisting older people living with dementia and/or a disability.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse.
Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.

The Brotherhood recognises the harm that family violence causes and that freedom from violence is a basic human right.
We will support our staff, volunteers, clients and the community if they experience violence.

Find out more about the work of the Brotherhood
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The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.

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