What do you need?
Talking with other people is great for your wellbeing. This section helps you find support from professionals, social groups and community centres.
Need some help around the house? This section helps you find in-home support from the government, specialist organisations, and the community.
Socialising and connecting with other people is great for wellbeing. This section helps you find social groups and activities in your community.
Staying active has many benefits. It can help with stress, fatigue and pain. This section helps you find ways to keep moving.
This section helps you find support for symptoms caused by illness or treatment. It includes services from various specialist and general organisations.
Carers need care, too. This section of Precious Time helps you find support for the people who look after others. It includes things such as carer support groups and respite care services.
Planning for the future can give you confidence and avoid problems later on. This section has information and services to help you make legal, medical and practical decisions.
Financial matters can be especially hard when changes are happening in your life. This section has services that can help you manage your money.
Click any category to search services. You can then refine your search by location, language, cost or other filters.
Starting difficult conversations
Starting a conversation about accessing home services can be difficult, but getting the extra support you need can help you, or the person you care for, live with dignity, compassion and confidence.Learn how to start difficult conversations
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