Home and Living Specialist Services

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About the service

The Housing Hub Home and Living Specialists are a national team of housing experts home and living supports with a key focus on quality housing outcomes for NDIS participants. Our specialists work collaboratively with the person and their existing team in a targeted and time limited capacity.  

The Housing Hub have partnered with a registered NDIS provider, Verbinding to deliver this specialised service.


What we do

The Housing Hub offers specialised and individualised approaches to NDIS home and living supports.  We acknowledge the specific skillset required to support the home and living journey and are experts at securing positive housing outcomes for our participants.

Our Home and Living Specialists can:

  • Support people to identify their housing goals and housing needs and preferences
  • Explore housing options that align with their housing goal
  • Coordinate and contribute to evidence required for submission to the NDIA in relation to home and living supports. This includes SDA, ILO, and SIL
  • Support with review or appeals required if an NDIS outcome does not align with the person's needs
  • Secondary Consultation - Review and provide feedback on existing home and living evidence to enhance the quality of evidence prior to submission to the NDIA 

Why use this service

We put participant preference first. We know that quality housing outcomes are achieved when participants' needs and preferences are front and centre to their housing journey. 

We are the experts. The Housing Hub has been invested in quality housing for people with disability since its inception.  With the introduction of the NDIS, our team has sought to be the subject matter experts and has led several initiatives that have aimed to educate the wider sector in relation to quality housing for people with disability. Our team has been at the forefront of NDIS housing options from the beginning and has expert knowledge of NDIS legislation. We know how to deliver quality reports that evidence eligibility so the person can get a goal aligned funding outcome.


Cost*

Based on the persons home and living goals, we will tailor an individualised service agreement that aligns with their needs. The costs below outline our funding structure based on the current NDIS price guide. 

  • Specialist Support Coordination - Level 3: $190.54/hr
  • Support Coordination - Level 2: $100.14/ hr
  • Individualised Living Options (ILO) - Design and Exploration: $100.14/hr
  • Improved Living Arrangements: $70.87/hr

*Subject to change to be aligned with updated NDIS price guide

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Kelly Chait

Home and Living Services Manager

Kelly Chait is the Home and Living Services Manager at the Housing Hub. Kelly leads the Home and Living Services team to support people with disability who are seeking support to explore housing options and along their housing journey. Kelly is an Occupational Therapist who specialised in spinal rehabilitation, working more than 10 years within the health sector in both NSW and Victoria. Kelly also has a Masters degree in Health Management. Kelly joined the organisation in 2019 and has had significant experience in the NDIS and Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA).

Nathan McDonald

Home & Living Specialist Lead

Nathan McDonald is the Housing Hubs Home & Living Specialist Lead. Nathan has extensive experience in case management, having worked predominately within the Justice and Disability sectors. He has a broad knowledge of NDIS and mainstream supports and is always working towards helping participants achieve their goals. Nathan is based in New South Wales.

Georgia Inglis

Home & Living Specialist

Georgia is a Home & Living Specialist at the Housing Hub. She has a Bachelor’s in Health Science, a Master’s in Gender Studies and is currently completing her PhD in Occupational Therapy. Georgia has lived with a spinal injury for the past 18 years and plays wheelchair basketball for Australia, competing in the Commonwealth Games in 2022. Georgia is based in Western Australia.

Jesse Camilleri

Home & Living Specialist

Jesse is a Home & Living Specialist at the Housing Hub. He is an SDA expert and undertakes work as a specialist housing support coordinator to support people with disability to understand your housing needs and preferences and then apply for funding for home and living supports from the NDIS.

Jesse has a background in Psychology and comes to the Housing Hub from the ABA program supporting children with Autism. He holds a Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) from La Trobe University.

Contact us

Contact us on 1300 61 64 63 or specialists@housinghub.org.au today.

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