In-home and Community Supports
Northcott's In-Home and Community Support Service supports children and adults with disability to develop skills and build independence.
Access in-home and community support services
Develop your skills to live a more independent life.
Take control of your life today
We all want the opportunity to live the life we choose. By working on your everyday skills and deciding on the goals you’d like to achieve, you can build your independence and feel a greater sense of control over your daily life.
You might want to go grocery shopping each week, or attend an appointment. Perhaps you want to join a swimming club or head out to a concert. Whatever it is you’d like to do, our community support services are designed to give you the skills you need to have a little time for yourself away from your family.
This support could take place in your home or out in the community, depending on what you’d like to achieve. Our experienced staff can give you home support in many ways, including:
- Stepping in when your carer is busy
- Providing overnight support, including Active Overnight care
- Enabling you to enjoy your favourite hobbies and recreational activities
- Working with you on meal preparation and simple tasks around the house
- Building your confidence with personal care
Our in-community support covers a whole range of activities like:
- Doing grocery or personal shopping
- Going out to concerts, movies or community events
- Attending appointments
- Being a part of a swimming or sports club
- Accompanying you on a short trip or holiday
It’s important that you create a meaningful and satisfying bond with your support worker, so we’re passionate about connecting you with the right person who can support your needs. As much as possible, we aim to put you in the driver’s seat and give you choices and control so you can live life to the full.
How our community support services can benefit you
Broaden your experience of life as you fulfill your needs and achieve your goals.
Learn everyday skills
Developing your skills will enable you to live more freely. Whether it’s confidently managing your personal care, learning basic cooking skills or cleaning your room, you’ll feel empowered to get things done. When you boost your skills, you’ll be surprised at what you can achieve.
Build your independence
Being able to do what you want without having to wait for a family member to become available gives you more responsibility and freedom. Let us know what you’d like support with and when you want it, and you can start to build your independence. Like to cook a meal for your family? Book and attend an appointment? Or maybe take an online class? You have the flexibility, choice and support to do so.
Be a part of the community
Life is about creating meaningful connections and it’s more rewarding when you feel like you’re a valued part of the community. Your support worker will be by your side to make sure you get the most out of your day and feel connected to the wider world.
Additional Funding Information
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will use the following terms to describe the funding you can use to purchase In-Home and Community Supports:
- Assistance with daily life at home, in the community, in education or at work
- Improved daily living skills
- Improved living arrangements
- Improved relationships
- Increased social and community participation
We can also provide support if you have a different type of state or Australian government funding. We will support you to identify the funding and services that you are entitled to receive.
Like to find out more about how our community support services can develop your skills and build independence? Get in touch with our friendly team today.