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Helping the Sydney community with relationships, parenting, ageing, disability, pastoral services and mental wellbeing.

Disability Services

˾’s Disability Services recognise your potential! We believe that everyone deserves the opportunity to ‘Learn, Work and Connect’ with others. Our Disability Services open that door for you.

If you’re looking for:

We are here to help.

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We know that personal goals are as unique and individual as we are, so together we’ll design a plan that is just for you. Our team will champion and support you along the journey to achieve your goals.  

Our outreach services and permanent offices in Lakemba, Lewisham, and Liverpool service clients across the greater Sydney area.

To find out more call our team on 13 18 19 or contact us online.

˾ programs on offer

SLES

Need help to learn new skills and get the right job for you? We’re here to help.

Work Learn Connect ˾ Sydney

Social programs to make lasting friendships, explore your community, or to develop skills for life and independence. One-on-one assistance to attend appointments, or to do activities that matter to you.

NDIS Allied Health ˾ Sydney

Working together to provide person-centred support for all people with a disability to achieve their goals.

Business Services

Our expert teams offer high-quality services in Cleaning, Gardening and Hospitality. Find out about hiring our team now.

NDIS Supported Employment

Inclusive paid employment for people of all abilities through our cleaning, gardening, and hospitality services.

Solidarity Program ˾ Sydney

A unique opportunity for secondary school students to spend time learning from and connecting with people with disability.

BariStars Mobile Cafe espresso

BariStars is a mobile café custom built to give ˾ Disability Service clients valuable hospitality employment skills.

ClubDCI

Club DCI is Disability Service's all-inclusive and exciting club event, welcoming adults 18+ who are ready to have fun and socialise.


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What is the NDIS?

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) supports a better life for hundreds of thousands of Australians with significant and permanent disabilities between the ages of 18 and 65 years.

The NDIS provides funding to eligible people with disability to gain more time with family and friends, greater independence, access to new skills, and jobs or volunteering in their community for an improved quality of life.


How does the NDIS work? 

If you have a disability, and meet the you can receive NDIS funding to access support services.


How to apply: 

  1. Complete the NDIS
  2. Once your application gets approved, you will be invited to a to develop your NDIS plan. Your will show the types of support and funding available. This plan is used to access service providers, like ˾ Disability Services, who will provide you with the support to live more independently.
  3. If your circumstances are likely to change, you can have your at regular or agreed times during the year, ˾ Support Coordinators can help you with this.

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Getting the most out of your NDIS plan 

Knowing how to manage your NDIS plan is important. The funding you receive will depend on your disability, needs and goals. There are three types of support budgets that may be funded in your NDIS plan.

1. Core Supports budget

 Core Supports is the most flexible budget and includes:

  • consumables or everyday items
  • daily activities, like self-care
  • assistance with social and community participation
  • Supported Employment and help to Find and Keep a Job
  • transport

2. Capacity Building budget 

The Capacity Building funding is allocated across eight support sub-categories, each matched with the goals in your plan. You can choose how to spend these funds to purchase any approved individual support within its category but won’t be able to move funding from one category to another. Categories include

  • Choice and control in training and plan management
  • Daily activities e.g. therapies aimed at building your capacity to participate
  • Employment-related assessment and counselling
  • Health and wellbeing advice in relation to the impact of disability
  • Home living support to obtain or retain appropriate accommodation
  • Lifelong learning e.g. assistance moving from school to further education
  • Relationships e.g. positive behavioural support strategies to reduce behaviours of concern
  • Support Coordination

3. Capital Supports budget

This includes supports such as assistive technology or modifications to your home, which depends on quotes from suppliers:

  • assistive technology including equipment items for mobility, personal care, communication, and recreational inclusion
  • home modifications such as the installation of a handrail in the bathroom or building an accessible ramp

Our team can also help you to navigate the NDIS and get the best out of your plan.

Find out how we can help you understand the NDIS by contacting us on 13 18 19 or by filing in the below contact us form.



Contact ˾ Disability Services

To find out more about our programs, professional business services or to book a tour of our facilities call us (8:30am - 5:30pm Mon-Fri) on 13 18 19 or complete the form below.
In emergencies please call 000 or Lifeline on 13 11 14.