Social and community support with a smile

No matter how big or small your goals are, our support workers are here to make every moment fun and fulfilling. Find quality social support with Like Family today!

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Find the right match

We believe support work goes beyond basic needs— it’s about building meaningful connections. That’s why our team is dedicated to matching you with the right support worker for your needs

Our support services

Unlock a world of possibilities with our social support services, designed to help you build independence, learn new skills, and connect with your community

Event buddy

Enjoy social events with a trusty companion by your side

Groceries & meal prep

Get help preparing meals, from the supermarket to your kitchen


Access your community in a safe & timely manner

Health & wellbeing

Work towards a healthier diet or regular exercise routine

Household tasks

Get a helping hand with household chores, then enjoy a cuppa afterwards

Arts & craft

Explore new creative outlets like painting or knitting together

Skills training

Learn new skills with the help of a mentor, like how to use a computer

Outdoor adventures

Explore the great outdoors by foot, bike, boat or an epic road trip

Sleepover support

Get much needed respite with overnight support for your loved one

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Get more support, no matter your funding

Our 1:1 rates are 16% below the NDIS price limit for social supports and well below aged care pricing. Whether you’re an NDIS participant, Home Care Package recipient or paying privately, we’ll help you get more hours out of your budget.

View our pricing

How it works

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Post a job

Create a job ad that tells support workers what you would like to do together, where and when.

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Message applicants

View and reply to local support workers who express an interest in working with you

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Book the best match

Ensure a support worker is the right fit for your needs by arranging a free Meet and Greet.

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Trustworthy support workers, at your service

All our support workers undergo a comprehensive vetting process. We only approve applicants we’d want looking after our own families.

  • All appropriate industry checks
  • 2+ glowing references
  • Group interview (if providing social support)
  • Online community values test
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination

What people say about us


care hours delivered per month

Registered NDIS provider

Since 2016

Rated 4.7/5

from 175+ Google reviews

Frequently asked questions

We have support workers across Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia. We also offer phone and video bookings if you live out of area.

Yes, and we have been since 2016! This means we can provide social support services to agency, plan managed and self-managed NDIS participants.

We can offer more affordable rates because we specialise in social and community support (and don't offer medical and personal care). Our focus on community participation is designed to maximise the amount of care you receive, so you can set bigger and better goals for your Core Support and Capacity Building plans.

You can use the following 5 NDIS support categories with us: Assistance with Daily Life, Assistance with Social and Community Participation, Increased Social and Community Participation, Improved Daily Living, Improved Health and Wellbeing.

How you use your funding will depend on what's reasonable and necessary to help you achieve your goals!

We collaborate with a variety of Home Care Package providers, including self-managed options, to offer comprehensive aged care support services. Whether you're managing your care package independently or through a provider, we’ll match you with the ideal support worker.

Our support workers cannot help you with activities that involve medical or personal care. This includes treating wounds, administering medication, or showering. They also cannot perform professional services, like giving legal or financial advice.

Join Like Family today

Join thousands of Australians who choose Like Family for social and community support. Start your search for a local support worker today!