“Connect with Home” A program to inform and assist older women in finding safe, secure, affordable housing

Join other women in accessing resources and peer support to explore and apply for suitable housing. The Connect with Home program covers the Cities of Canning, Belmont, South Perth and Town of Victoria Park. The program is: Free Flexible: you may choose to be involved in person, online, via telephone or meet with the facilitator,…

Seniors Week Focus Group on Safe, Secure and Affordable Housing

Can you share your story about finding a place to live? On Thursday November 14, during seniors week, we are involved with a focus group on finding safe, secure and affordable housing for seniors. The focus group is in the Victoria Park area and catered! Call us on 9472 0104 or email dana@cotawa.org.au to reserve…

Seniors Week 2019 Survey

During last years Seniors Week, over 350 people told us about what makes a community age-friendly for them. This year we want to know about your experiences with the places you’ve lived, the jobs you’ve had, and the services you’ve accessed. Take our short survey, on the issues that are important to you, in the…

Release of Ageing with Choice Report into Seniors Housing

We’ve been deeply involved in the policy and consultation surrounding the Affordable Housing Action Plan. The most recent development Ageing with Choice: Future directions for seniors housing 2019-2024 has been released that includes a five-year plan to support older Western Australians, particularly those on low to moderate incomes, to access affordable, manageable and stables homes…

‘One rent increase from disaster’ – Older renters living on the edge in Western Australia

The national Older Persons Homelessness Prevention Project has released its summary report into the housing crisis facing a growing number of older people in Western Australia. Produced in collaboration with Council on the Ageing WA and a Reference Group of key WA agencies and individuals, the report highlights the rapidly growing problems facing many older…