• Joan’s Story
    In Featured, People over 65
    Joan and her Support Worker Peter share why Holdsworth’s services, including transport and other services under the Commonwealth Home Support Program, play such a vital role in people’s lives. Joan accesses transport services through Holdsworth, and Peter helps her regularly with shopping, appointments and whatever meticulous list of tasks Joan has created that week!Read More
  • Our Journey
    In Featured, News
    At our core, Holdsworth connects people with possibility. Our strategy underpins an unyielding commitment to the community, and we are proud of all we’ve achieved since our playground opened in 1940. Read More
  • Michelle’s Story
    In Featured, People over 65
    Young-at-heart Michelle utilises Holdsworth’s Community Transport to get her to medical appointments and stays connected with the community (and has some fun) with our Wednesday Wellbeing group.Read More
  • Meet Bernie & Cale
    In Featured, People over 65
    As part of Holdsworth’s HomeShare program, Bernie shares his home with university student Cale – a living situation they both consider adds value to their lives. Read More
  • Barrie’s Story
    In Featured, NDIS
    Barrie is a 69 year old Sydney resident who has connected with Holdsworth’s services through his Support Coordinator. Barrie is proud to share his story, and Holdsworth is proud to be part of it. Read More
  • Support worker Michael celebrates 25 years
    In Careers, Featured, NDIS, People of Holdsworth
    Support Worker Michael has spent 25 years at Holdsworth, working with NDIS clients to build skills and independence, and of course, have a few laughs.Read More
  • Meet Aaron
    In Featured, NDIS
    The Song family have a long history at Holdsworth with both their sons attending programs from a young age. In light of COVID-19, Holdsworth shifted its services to more personalised support and was open to what participants wanted to do. Read More
  • How to access aged care services
    In Featured, People over 65
    Government-funded aged care services are available to Australians over 65 and to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders over 50, who are registered on my Aged Care to assist with their daily lives. Read More
  • 8 fun activities for people living with dementia in 2022
    In Featured, People over 65
    Hobbies are a critical part of health and wellbeing, and this doesn’t change for someone living with dementia. Meaningful activities are a great opportunity for people living with dementia to have fun, improve social connections and boost their overall wellbeing.Read More
  • Meet our Team: Jenny
    In People of Holdsworth
    Jenny has been a part of Holdsworth for almost a decade. She first joined as a placement student and is now the Project Officer of Team Maroubra. We sat down recently to listen to her story.Read More
  • Deepening connections: Carmel
    In People of Holdsworth
    We had the pleasure of speaking with the warm, sociable Carmel, who has been a Holdsworth participant since 2019. In 2021, she turned a difficult situation into one about building her independence and connection at home and in the community.Read More
  • Going Local: Azura & Jacqueline
    In People of Holdsworth
    Jacqueline has travelled across the globe and worked as a nurse for many years. Her world travels and bright intelligence mean she is a woman who isn’t afraid to speak her mind.Read More
  • Holdsworth HomeShare has launched
    In News
    Holdsworth recently launched a pilot of their innovative HomeShare program. Holdsworth HomeShare matches older people who are living alone with a room to spare with a younger person who is happy to provide companionship in return for affordable accommodation.Read More
  • Planning Your Estate: Key Messages
    In News
    At the end of July, we hosted a very popular talk at Gaden on Estate Planning with James Kelly from Owen Hodge Lawyers presenting and taking questions. We know that a lot of people were not able to attend this session so we are sharing a summary of the main points below.Read More
  • Holdsworth Community launches HomeShare Pilot in NSW
    In News
    Holdsworth HomeShare matches older people who are living alone in a comfortable home with a younger person who is happy to provide companionship in return for affordable accommodation.Read More

Here for your voice

We love hearing about your experiences and sharing your inspiring stories. If you’re part of our Holdsworth community, and would like to talk to us about why you chose Holdsworth or what it’s meant for you, we’d love to hear from you.