Where to find support?

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It can be hard to find the right people to support you, but they are out there.

If you already have a support coordinator or therapists, they can help you get onto the NDIS. Therapists are people like occupational therapists (OT), speech therapists or social workers.

You need to have a goal in your NDIS plan about moving to a new home. This will be the start of trying to get the right funding and finding people with the right experience to help you.

It helps to speak to other people with disability about who they work with and get recommendations. Or you can ask people in your team like your physio or OT too.

Links

  • Search for a support coordinator or therapist through Summer Foundation’s UpSkill Directory. You can look for support coordinators and therapists who have done training about supporting people to find the home and support they need.
  • Contact the Housing Hub advice line on 1300 61 64 63 or hello@housinghub.org.au. You can find out about housing options under the NDIS, how to work out what sorts of housing might suit their needs and lifestyle, and how to search for a home.
  • If you are in a nursing home or in hospital contact the Summer Foundation on 1300 626 560 or info@summerfoundation.org.au. They can help you work out what support you may need and how to get it.


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