Southcare is a not-for-profit organisation based in Manning and has been providing caring services to residents of the City of South Perth since 1982 and more recently to the residents in surrounding areas. Southcare’s team of 80 employees and more than 95 volunteers have responsibility for providing a variety of Government sponsored aged care and family support programs.
The combined team of friendly staff and over one hundred volunteers ensures that these programs work efficiently and with empathy to benefit the local community. Southcare is also home to New Horizons Activity Centre, Mankara Low Cost Food Store, the Opportunity Shop, Financial Counselling and Emergency Relief and Aboriginal Family Support Services all of which are based at our Manning premises. Southcare also auspices the Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) a federally-funded programme, established to promote links between people living in aged care homes and the wider community.
Services are supported by : WA Department of Health; Federal Department of Health & Ageing; Department of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development and Local Government; Disability Service Commission; Department of Veterans Affairs ; Department for Child Protection; City of South Perth; Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs; Department for Communities; Lotterywest