New Grant Round Open: CHSP Growth Funding for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Respite Services


Media Release: Friday 11 December 2020

The department is seeking applications from high performing aged care and disability support providers to deliver targeted respite services to older Australians from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds through the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP).

The Australian Government is committing $20m across 2020-21 and 2021-22 to:

  • increase the capacity of the CHSP to provide diverse Centre Based Respite services; and
  • provide more support and choice of services to older Australians from CALD backgrounds and their carers.

The grant round is open until 22 December 2020. Late submissions will not be considered.

Find more information about eligibility and assessment criteria, priority Aged Care Planning Regions and a copy of the Grant Opportunity Guidelines at GrantConnect.

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