As a provider of disability services, UnitingCare Community will be supporting people to make the most from the opportunity provided by the NDIS which will begin in Queensland in July 2016.
The NDIS will work with people with a permanent and significant disability to identify the supports they need to live their life. It will give people greater choice and control over the provision of support, as well as certainty that supports will be there over their lifetime
If you would like more information about the NDIS, please visit http://www.ndis.gov.au/
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Watch this space for further information on UnitingCare Community’s work with the NDIS.
UnitingCare Community offers a wide range of disability support services to adults, children and young people and their families through its Disability Division.
We support people with a wide range of individual needs and abilities, including people with very high and complex support needs. UnitingCare Community Disability operates in regional centres throughout South East Queensland and also in Townsville. Our services continue to expand as the demand for quality support services grows.
The aim of UnitingCare Community’s Disability Service is to engage with people with disabilities and their families and friends to assist them to create lifelong opportunities in the community and to have good lives.
Disability services are available to people with a wide range of needs. To be eligible to access support through Disability a person must meet residential and citizenship qualifications and have:
We provide services for adults, children and young people and their families or carers. It is necessary for adequate funding to be available to enable support to be provided. UnitingCare Community Disability also needs to assess its ability to provide the support being requested.
If you would like more information about how we may be able to help you, please contact us.