Housing Options Advisory Service

How can COTA ACT's Housing Options Advisory Service help me? 

COTA ACT's Housing Options Advisory Service can assist older people, and those caring for older people, and need help with any of the following housing issues:

  • Navigating MyAgedCare
  • Accessing Home Care Packages to help you stay in your own home
  • Accessing Residential Aged Care Facilities
  • Information on Retirement Villages
  • Advice on assistance for carers (including Respite Care options)
  • Accessing community support systems for seniors in the ACT
  • Accessing government services
  • Information on home modifications and / or downsizing to a smaller home
  • Information and referral on de-cluttering / helping someone with a hoarding disorder
  • Information on accessing appropriate ACT Public Housing and private housing options
Please note: COTA ACT is unable to provide legal or financial advice. 
Please call (02) 6282 3777 and ask to speak with COTA ACT's Housing Options Advisory Service, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information. Alternatively, please come in to the COTA ACT office at the Hughes Community Centre (next to the Hughes shops). 
Links for more information
COTA ACT's Housing Options Advisory Service is a free service delivered by COTA ACT with funding from the ACT Government and the Australian Government through the National Affordable Housing Agreement. 



  • ACT Seniors Cards
  • ACT Seniors Card Discount Directory
  • The Seniors Information Service
  • Housing Options Advisory Service
  • Information on services for older people and their carers
  • Community education, information sessions and events
  • Community centre hire


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Council on the Ageing (ACT)
Hughes Community Centre
2 Wisdom Street Hughes ACT 2605
Telephone: 02 6282 3777
Fax: 02 6285 3422
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