Safety and protection
Your safety is important. If you have any safety concerns you should speak with the police. The police can provide information and advice on home, personal and business security. Contact your nearest police station or visit the South Australia Police for information on:
SAPOL Home Assist Program
The SAPOL Home Assist Program is a Home and Community Care (HACC) program that is funded by the Commonwealth and State Governments. The aim of the program is to improve home security and personal safety of HACC eligible service users to allow them to remain safely in their homes. SAPOL work together with local Councils, health services and other agencies to support HACC service users.
The program is only available for people who are HACC eligible. To meet the criteria you must be:
- 65 years and over; or
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (50 years and over); or
- under 65 years living with a disability; or
- carers of people who meet these criteria.
- For more information please contact the SAPOL Home Assist Coordinator on 7322 3211.
Staying Home Staying Safe Program
If you are a woman or child experiencing domestic or family violence and wish to remain in your own home in order to stay in contact with your community, school and support system, you may be eligible for help from the Staying Home Staying Safe program coordinated by the Victim Support Service.