In this section you will find a range of services and information available to seniors including details for your local council so you can find out what support services they have on offer for you.
Among the options below, you can discover how to save money on your bills, find out about residential care options, or even play a game or two. You can stay healthy, active and strong, learn about First Nations people, Victoria's multicultural community, and find out about support services for LGBTI community.
You can also get tech savvy and scam savvy, and take a trip down memory lane plus we have the Commissioner for Senior Victorians as well as information on Elder abuse, volunteering and support services available for older adults.
Commissioner for Senior Victorians
Gerard Mansour - Commissioner for Senior Victorians
Gerard Mansour is a highly respected and passionate advocate for the needs of older people and provides independent advice and advocacy to the Victorian Government on issues relevant to senior Victorians
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander information
Australia's first people, Aboriginal people have lived here for over 50,000 years
Games, activities and fun
Keeping fit, healthy and active doesn’t mean hours on the treadmill, bending over backwards or dripping sweat on a stationary bike.
Take a trip down memory lane!
The Australian Centre for the Moving image have curated some wonderful movies for you to reminisce over
Use these contacts to find out what social support services are being offered by council to older residents in their area.
Learn at your own pace with free courses on everything from how to access the internet, make video calls or set up your device.
Find social and online networks and events, advocacy, resources, and care and support in your area.
Victoria is home to one of the most culturally diverse societies in the world. Read more about our diversity and organisations supporting multicultural seniors.
Multicultural COVID-19 resources
The ECCV spoke to inspiring seniors from our diverse communities and asked them to share their vaccination story.
Australian Multicultural Community Services
AMCS has over 35 year's experience providing home help and other support services to seniors and their carers in Melbourne and Greater Geelong.
Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria
The Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria a member driven peak body committed to empowering people from culturally diverse backgrounds.
Federation Ethnic Senior Citizens
The Northern Federation of Ethnic Senior Citizens Clubs is an association of more than 80 clubs
The Association of Senior Italian Citizens’ Clubs
The Association of Senior Italian Citizens’ Clubs of Victoria includes over 90 senior citizens’ clubs for Italian-Australians operating throughout Victoria
Victorian Multicultural Commission
The Victorian Multicultural Commission encourages Victorians from all backgrounds to connect and socialise, participate and have your say
Council on the Ageing (COTA) Victoria is the leading not-for-profit organisation representing the interests and rights of people aged 50+ in Victoria.
Services available to older Victorians such as help at home, residential care, health & support services
Services and Information FAQs
Frequently asked questions about services that are available to senior Victorians, and where to find information about these services
Reviewed 26 September 2022