This support group has been designed as a part of the Adult Safeguarding Unit with the intention of:

1. Raising awareness among the Greek/Orthodox and wider community of:

  • The rights of older people, identifying/responding to Elder Abuse and The Adult Safeguarding Unit;
  • Available NDIS, My Aged Care and Aged Care services and referral pathways;
  • Financial/Legal matters;
  • Any other contemporary social issues that may be of concern to people from the Greek/Orthodox and wider community.

2. To provide a network of diverse professionals that can help assist, refer or advise people with regard to various social issues of concern that they have identified, witnessed or are experiencing in their personal and/or professional life.

The Greek Welfare Centre of SA is a charity registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission. Many of the Greek Welfare Centre’s services for the aged are supported by the Australian Government Department of Health under the Commonwealth Home Support Programme, and our Ageing Well programs (including the St Philothei Community Network) by Office for Ageing Well | SA Health. Note that although funding for these services has been provided by the respective government departments, the material contained herein does not necessarily represent the views or policies of those governments.