Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP)

For those over 65 and not yet on a Health Care Package (HCP)

  • MyAgedCare Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) is capable of assisting you with funding support for up to $1,000 towards the purchase of a CapTel handset inclusive of the 24 month captioning service.


  • Please note, once the 24 month period of the CapTel captioning service has finished, there will be on offer, other cost effective captioning solutions. 



  • Contact MyAgedCare for eligibility advice and a fast application process for CHSP approval.


  • Please note that as per your Commonwealth Home Support funding criteria, that the CapTel handset and the captioning service it provides, is categorised as an “Assistive Listening Device” and therefore, the most appropriate solution to your individual lifestyle and health support needs.


  • Call 1800 200 422 or apply online; you can get a referral code for GEAT (Goods Equipment & Assistive Technologies) over the phone.



  • A Home Care Package (HCP) may also offer funding for future CapTel cost effective captioning solutions. 
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