Supported accommodation

There is a range of support, care and housing options in Port Phillip for older people, people with disability and people with specific needs.

There are several supported accommodation options available for older people and people with disabilities in the City of Port Phillip for people who can no longer live at home and need ongoing help with everyday tasks or health care.

Some are operated by not for profit community organisations and some by private operators.

Residential age care facilities

Residential age care facilities care for people who need 24-hour nursing care either because they are physically frail or have a high level of cognitive impairment. These might be for a respite, short term period or a more permanent move. You can find out about residential age care facilities via the My Aged Care Aged Care Homes.  There are a number of residential age care facilities in Port Phillip:

Central Park

Private facility

Phone: 03 8517 9500
Address: 101 Punt Road, Windsor

Jewish Care

Community facility

Phone: 03 9529 8911
619 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

CaSPA Care

Emerald Hill Residence

Community facility

Phone: 03 9633 9200
203 Napier Street, South Melbourne

South Port Residential

Community facility

Phone: 03 9690 3166
Address: 18-30 Richardson Street, Albert Park

Napier Street Aged Care

Community facility

Phone: 03 9696 9229
179 Napier Street, South Melbourne

Sacred Heart Community

Community facility

Phone: 03 9536 8450
Address: 101 Grey Street, St Kilda


Community facility

Phone: 03 9646 0588
79 Swallow Street, Port Melbourne

Supported residential services

Supported residential services are privately operated businesses that provide accommodation and support for people who need help with everyday activities. They are registered and monitored with the Human Services Regulator of the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing.

To find out more visit the Victorian Government’s Supported Residential Services.

Alma House

Pension only - this means this facility charges residents 95 per cent of pension for their room, meals and support. Most rooms are shared.

Phone: 03 9527 4004
134 Alma Road, Balaclava

Acland Grange

Pension plus – this means this facility may charge more than the total pension and sets its own fees. There may be shared rooms or single rooms with ensuites.

Phone: 03 9525 3922
166 Barkly Street, St Kilda

Rooming House Plus

Managed by Community Housing Ltd. it incorporates self-contained studio rooms with different levels of support provided onsite by Sacred Heart Mission.

Phone: 03 9573 9400
69 Queens Road, Melbourne

Independent living units

Crawford Court Flats

Single bedsit accommodation for people over 50 years of age.

Phone: 03 9871 8703
Address: South Melbourne

Emerald St Flats

For people over 50 years owned, managed by South Port Community Housing.

Phone: 03 9696 1128
Address: South Melbourne

Villa Maria Catholic Homes

For people over 55 years of age.

Phone: 1800 036 777
Address: North Caulfield and Elsternwick.

Help with supported housing

The City of Port Phillip's Housing and Homelessness Services social workers are available to:

  • provide information if you are facing difficulties regarding where you live
  • visit you on an outreach visit at your home or at one of the Town Halls or local agencies
  • provide information about housing alternatives such as public, community and private options
  • provide information about supported accommodation and residential care
  • provide practical assistance and support to move
  • offer advice and referral for support services to help you to stay independent.

For information on options for suitable and affordable housing in Port Phillip including details of other local housing services, visit affordable housing.

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