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Further information on housing options

Some other housing options that older people may find suitable to needs include:

  • Home ownership
  • Private rental
  • Public housing
  • Social housing (also known as community housing)
  • Moveable units (granny flats )
  • Not for profit retirement villages (Independent Living Units – ILU’s)
  • For profit retirement villages
  • Caravan and residential parks
  • Rooming houses and boarding houses
  • Support Residential Services (SRS’s)
  • Residential care (nursing homes, hostels).

For further advice about these options can be found at:

Consumer Affairs Victorian (CAV)

Information for people in private rental, caravan parks and also for advice on moving into retirement villages and/or public housing.

  • 1300 55 81 81

Housing for the Aged Action Group (HAAG)

Older persons housing information and support services.

Council on the Ageing Victoria (COTA Vic)

An online directory of housing providers and services for older people.

Office of Housing

Public housing and granny flats

Seniors Information Victoria

Generalist advice to older people

  • 1300 135 090

Senior Rights Victoria

Specialist legal advice on older persons issues such as elder abuse

  • 1800 700 600

Tenants Union of Victoria

  • (03) 9416 2577

Barwon South West Region Housing Providers

Emergency/Crisis Housing – Barwon SouthWest Region

Salvo connect

Office of Housing – Barwon South West

  • (03) 5226 3844

Kardinia Womens Service

  • (03) 5241 9149

Social Housing Providers for low income older people

Housing Choices Australia

Common Equity Housing LTD

Wintringham Housing LTD

Haven (formerly Loddon Mallee Housing)

Yarra Community Housing

Independent Living Units (ILUs) for older people renting

Multicultural Aged Care

Queenscliff Community Health Services

St Laurence Community Services

Kalkee Community

Vasey RSL – Bell Park

Lions Club Elderly People’s Homes – Lorne

  • 0438 928 755

Bellarine Peninsula Elderly People’s Home Inc – Lions Village

  • 03 5259 1859

Carry On Village – Norlane

  • (03) 9629 2648

Legacy Court  – Norlane

  • (03) 5229 5702

Masonic Court – Whittington

  • (03) 9011 7375

St Peters Court – Newtown

  • (03) 5243 3465