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 in-home support.
Our two aged care residences and three blocks of independent living units, all in inner Melbourne, enable residents to be active and independent.
SAMBELL LODGE1300 147 147Sambell Lodge in Clifton Hill offers disadvantaged older people accommodation, care and quality of life in an appealing inner-city location.Read more »
SUMNER HOUSE 1300 147 147This comfortable residential aged-care facility in the heart of inner Melbourne offers quality care, friendship and lifestyle choices in a location close to shops, parks and public transport,Read more »
INDEPENDENT LIVING1300 147 147Our secure and affordable Independent Living units allow older people on low incomes to live independently in three inner-city locations. Read more »
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.
We are committed, through our integrated service centres, to helping local communities dealing with poverty and disadvantage to succeed and prosper. In particular we are focused on strengthening areas on the outskirts of Melbourne and country towns where the lack of jobs and services holds back individuals, families and communities.
View our list of Services and community hubs »
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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.
Acknowledgement of country
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.