Disability Support Services
Do you have a disability?
Have things changed for you because of coronavirus (COVID-19)? Do you need support in a language other than English? Help is available. Call the Disability Information Helpline on 1800 643 787 and ask for an interpreter, or call Translating and Interpreting Services on 131 450 and ask for the Disability Information Helpline on 1800 643 787. Information about the Disability Information Helpline is also available in 63 languages. Visit https://www.dss.gov.au/disability-and-carers for more details.
Disability Support Services provides recreational opportunities and specialised support options for people with a disability.
We provide socialisation and recreational opportunities to people from birth through to adults, Our services include a range of recreational and social opportunities for people with a disability.
Disability Support Services is a registered National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provider, and is able to provide NDIS participants with a range of supports. These supports can be tailored to the needs of the participant, are flexible, and provided locally.
The IntoRec Program has a range of assisted programs and social activities for children and young people. These programs assist people with a disability to interact socially, develop life skills, and to give them the confidence to access the community.
Programs are staffed by qualified and highly trained personnel, which have experience in working with, and appreciating the needs of clients and their families.
Eligibility for Disability Support Services programs is set in accordance with the Disability Act 2006.
Referrals can be made by medical or health care professionals, early education services, schools, case managers or other community agencies. We can also accept self-referrals from carers, or family members. Professional referrals must have the consent of the person’s legal guardian before they will be considered.
For more information on Disability Support Services, IntoRec, or any of these programs contact us on 03 5823 7041 or email firstname.lastname@example.org