Catalyst Foundation

formerly Seniors Information Service Inc.

Organisation Address
149 Currie Street Adelaide, SA 5000
Organisation Phone
08 8168 8776
1800 636 368 SA country callers
Organisation Fax
08 8221 5697
Organisation Email
GPO Box 1645 Adelaide, SA 5001
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm
Access:
Audio loop in seminar area; counter hearing system, Wheelchair access, Disability toilets

Hosts the annual Disability, Ageing and Lifestyle Expo

Information
Services
  • Information and referral on general issues concerning seniors, their families and carers
  • Information to assist seniors to live independently in their own homes
  • Information on aged care facilities including current vacancies and costs
  • Information on housing options including retirement village accommodation
  • Referral to relevant complaints agencies regarding residential care, retirement villages, home support and other services
  • Ageing SA - providing individual and independent advice and support on aged care accommodation and services
  • Catalyst Collaborative - tailored co-working space allowing senior entrepreneurs, small business owners and professionals of all ages to connect and collaborate, creating a supportive business community whilst running and developing their own business.
  • Unfinished Business - helping older South Australians wishing to ‘un-retire’, mentor others or start their own business. This program provides skills based training and networking opportunities
  • Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities - tailored services that are appropriate and sensitive to the needs of people from culturally and linguistically diverse background.
  • Support for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) over 50s community through information, social activities and professional development for organisations
  • Information, services and support available to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
  • Information seminars on topics including - to How to access help at home, Financial Planning for Retirement, Estate Planning, Retirement Housing and Understanding Aged Care Costs
  • Digital Literacy training – iPad, Android, mobile and computer training provided by staff and volunteers. Internet Lounge available for free internet access
  • SIS Social Centre - activities for social connection and skills including knitting and crafting, book club and walking group
  • Factsheets available on key topics including Residential Aged Care facilities, Supported Residential facilities, Home Support, Retirement Housing, Financial issues, Legal issues, Lifestyle and Health and Wellbeing
  • Information officers available to deliver community presentation on various topics including how to access help at home, aged care fees and charges, retirement housing, legal matters (Power of Attorney, Wills, Advance Care Directives).
  • Legal Services Clinic available every Wednesday by appointment
  • Tax Help: July - October by appointment
  • Justice of the Peace by appointment
  • Host of the annual Disability, Ageing and Lifestyle Expo
Last updated: 19/05/2017
Information provided by: Connecting Up (Seniors Information)

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