Why choose us?

Southern Cross Care (Vic) was established in 1969 and is one of the leading home care providers in Victoria. Supported by more than 450 home care staff, we help older people stay independent and enjoy the best possible life at home.

Working within a Christian ethos but welcoming clients of all backgrounds, we are committed to serving and supporting older people and their families by:

  • promoting individual choice and independence
  • promoting integrity and dignity
  • embracing diversity
  • continuing to make a difference in their lives
  • continuously improving the way we work.

All are welcome

We welcome people of all cultures, religious beliefs and financial circumstances. We help each person to continue living a fulfilling and meaningful life. We care for each person holistically, supporting physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

We have developed areas of special focus and are proud of our innovative work in the areas of dementia support, pastoral care and palliative care.

As a not-for-profit organisation, the benefits of our success are fully re-invested into expanding and continually improving the services we provide.


Our founders were the Knights of the Southern Cross, a lay Catholic men’s organisation with a strong social welfare focus that has existed in Australia for nearly a century.


Catholic identity

We hold firm to this heritage and ethos today. We have a particular focus on caring for older people who are living with dementia and other complex needs, regardless of their financial situation. We demonstrate our Catholic identity most profoundly in our determination to treat all people with dignity, integrity and respect. We are also...
Catholic identity

Vision and values

Single sentence page summary: Southern Cross Care (Vic) is a respected Catholic aged and home care service provider that has been serving and supporting older people for nearly 50 years.

Vision and values