SHIRE OF IRWIN - A BRILLIANT BLEND

Aged Services

Aged Services
The Village

THE VILLAGE

The Shire of Irwin has combined with the Department of Housing in a Joint Venture to provide a form of Community Housing for seniors. The Village complex is a mix of one and two bedroom self-contained units, totalling 39 units altogether.

The Village is managed by the Irwin Shire, which is responsible for collecting the tenants' rent, undertaking maintenance (both short and long-term), and the re-letting of units as they become vacant.

Eligibility

Applicants must comply with the Department of Communities strict eligibility criteria which includes:

  • Must be Australian citizens or have permanent residency status, and live in WA.
  • An applicant(s) must not exceed the Housing Authorities income limits.
  • Seniors under 60 years – not to have cash assets in excess of $38,400 (singles) or $63,800 (couples)
  • Seniors over 60 years - not to have cash assets in excess of $80,000 (singles or couples);
  • Must not own property or land;
  • Be able to prove your identity;
  • Must be 55 years or over.
Shire of Irwin’s Rental Housing Policy

Rental Housing Procedure

Application forms may be obtained from the Shire of Irwin on request. All applications will require verification of income and proof of identity.

Contact

For further information regarding The Village contact:

Deborah Molgaard - Housing Officer
 08 9927 0000 (Monday to Thursday)   dmolgaard@irwin.wa.gov.au

two henry road

A New Development - Coming Soon!

TWO HENRY ROAD

Two Henry Road, is an Independent Living Community, designed to meet the needs of Seniors with an emphasis on dementia friendly design to support ageing in place. The development is located opposite the Dongara Health Service, Accident and Emergency Department and visiting allied health rooms.

The Shire of Irwin was awarded the Livable Housing Australia’s highest award of Platinum Certification for the Two Henry Road design. This represents a trusted quality mark that attests to the enhanced liveability.

Applications close 16 June 2020

Floor Plan

Two Henry Road will comprise of twelve, two-bedroom units with modern contemporary kitchens, spacious bathrooms and secure attached garages. Each unit has open plan living areas with a private alfresco to the rear and walking distance to an outdoor communal area.

Floor Plan

Rental Applications

Application GuidelineRental Application Form

Further information regarding Two Henry Road can be obtained by contacting:

Stacey Pratt-King - Coordinator Infrastructure & Asset Services

 08 9927 0000  sking@irwin.wa.gov.au

Age friendly communities

Age friendly communities

Age Friendly Communities Plan