Interchange Illawarra provides quality social inclusion pathways for the people we support. It may include recreational outings, short holidays and individual assistance to access community activities and pursue personal interests and hobbies.
“Community inclusion is available to people with the aim to increase their interaction and opportunities to learn and follow interests.”
Supported Living Fund
Community inclusion is available to people with the aim to increase their interaction and opportunities to learn and follow interests. Interchange Illawarra is also an accredited provider for Self-Managed Community Participation, Life Choices, and Active Ageing that are funded by ADHC to;
Provide contemporary learning and skills development activities within a continuum of supports for adults with a disability, using a person centred approach
Offer options to individuals in terms of more meaningful activities, including participating in community life
Provide greater flexibility and choice in terms of individual goals, needs, values, age, life stage, health, interests, service hours and other priorities
Offer supports and activities that can be customised to the expectations and aspirations of each participant in the Program
Self Managed Services for adults with disabilities under the age of 25. This program focuses on providing service users with supports that are personalised to suit a wide range of needs and interests and include:
Life skills development
Social, recreation and leisure activities
Personal development and self-advocacy
Self Managed Services for people with disabilities between the ages of 25 and 54 years. This program has an emphasis on what the service user wants to achieve in life, what their interests are and how they can best be connected to their community.
Self Managed Services for people with disabilities between the ages of 55 and 64 years. Active Ageing focuses on the service users health and wellbeing, staying active and connected to their community as they grow older. The emphasis of support will be on maintaining and learning skills and developing interests that suit their age and preferences
Supported Living Fund
Self Managed model of accommodation support for people with a disability aged 18 to 64 years. It enables people with disabilities and their families and carers to create living arrangements that suit the person’s life and preferences, gives access to supports and services of their choice and to plan for their future.
For further information about Community Inclusion options, please contact us, call our office on 4227 1079 or email [email protected]
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