National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Wimmera UnitingCare is ready to support to you to understand and access the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

The NDIS is the new way of funding disability support in Australia and provides funding based on a person’s individual needs and goals.

It will be available in Central Highlands from 1 January 2017 and in the Wimmera South West from 1 October 2017.

Central Highlands includes the local council areas of Ararat, Ballarat, Golden Plains, Hepburn, Moorabool and Pyrenees.

Wimmera South West includes the local council areas of Corangamite, Glenelg, Hindmarsh, Horsham, Moyne, Northern Grampians, Southern Grampians, Warrnambool, West Wimmera and Yarriambiack.

Wimmera UnitingCare and the NDIS

Our NDIS team is ready to deliver services that can support you to live the life you want in the way you choose.

We support people with disability to access the community and improve social and community participation.

Goal based-services

  • Assistance to build your capacity to coordinate and implement your own NDIS plan.
  • Support for school leavers to transition from school into employment.
  • Financial services to manage NDIS funding and payment of services on your behalf.
  • ‘Circles of Support’ to build a supportive group of family and friends.
  • Assistance to plan for big changes in your life.
  • Community transport as a door-to-door travel service.
  • Support to find somewhere to live.
  • Preparation and delivery of meals.

Contact us to find out more about these services and how we can support you.

For people living in the Horsham area, please contact 1800 195 114 or email intake@wuc.org.au

For people living in the Ararat area, please contact 1300 UC NDIS (1300 82 6347)

 

Specialist services

Contact us to find out more about these services and how we can support you.

For people living in the Horsham area, please contact 1800 195 114 or email intake@wuc.org.au

For people living in the Ararat area, please contact 1300 UC NDIS (1300 82 6347)