The Older Persons COVID-19 Support Line informs, supports and connects for older Australians.

Some older people are vulnerable to COVID-19 but less connected to the internet and in need of ways to access information for their circumstances. The Older Persons COVID-19 Support Line provides information and support.

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Older Australians, their families, friends and carers can FREECALL 1800 171 866 if they:

  • would like to talk with someone about the COVID-19 restrictions and its impact on them
  • feel lonely or worry about a loved one
  • care for someone and need some information or someone to talk to
  • need help or advice about changing the aged care services they are receiving
  • need help to access new care services or essential supplies such as shopping
  • have concern about themselves, a friend or family member living with Dementia
  • would like to arrange a one-off or regular wellbeing check for themselves, or someone else.

Older Australians, their relatives, carers, friends or supporters can:

  • call 1800 171 866
  • 8.30am – 6pm AEST weekdays
  • for any information or services they may need.