National Disability Insurance Scheme

The NDIS is an Australian-wide way of funding services and supports for people living with a disability.
 
The most significant and far reaching change under the NDIS is that it will provide individualised funding to people with a disability based on their needs. This gives individuals far greater choice and control over the ‘how, when, what and where’ of accessing the services they need or want.
 

Get ready for the NDIS

There are a number of information sessions and courses for people with a disability, their families and carers being held in Hume.

NDIS Hume and Moreland sessions

Residents of Moreland and Hume are invited to attend one of these sessions.
These free information sessions cover: What you need to know about the roll-out of the NDIS in Hume and Moreland.

Wednesday 23 August, 6.30pm - 9.30pm
Wednesday 6 September, 10am - 1pm
Moreland City Council - Moreland Civic Centre (Concert Hall, 90 Bell Street, Coburg)

Bookings essential
Contact: Metro Access Project Officer, Carolyn Hughes on 9240 1111
Email: metroaccess@moreland.vic.gov.au

NDIS Sunbury Sessions
These sessions will cover what you need to know about the roll out of the NDIS in Hume and the basics on the NDIS: what it is, who can benefit, what it funds and how it works.

Thursday, 7 September, from 12.30pm – 2.30pm
Sunbury Community Health (12-28 Macedon Street, Sunbury)
Contact Bernadette Hetherington on 9744 95 54 or email bernieh@sunburychc.org.au

Bookings essential: NDISSunbury

Families as Planning Partners course in Sunbury

This course will be conducted over four sessions. Topics include: an introduction to the NDIS, communicating your needs with the NDIS workers and services and the NDIS planning process.

Sundays 6, 13, 20 and 27 August, from 3pm – 6pm
12-28 Macedon St, Lotherington Room, Sunbury

Contact Maree Hewitt on 0409 965 264 or email maree@valid.org.au

Families as Planning Partners Course in Dallas

This course will be conducted over four sessions. Topics include an introduction to the NDIS, communicating your needs with the NDIS workers and services and the NDIS planning process.  

Tuesdays 8, 15, 22 and 29 August, from 9.45am – 2pm
Hume City Hub (Conference Room, Level 5, 61 Riggall st, Dallas) 

Contact Maree Hewitt on 0409965264 or email maree@valid.org.au.

Hume Disability Expo 

With over 60 exhibitors offering a range of support services and equipment for all ages, information sessions and workshops, you will learn all about the National Disability Insurance Scheme and what it means to people with a disability, their families and carers.
Presented by Hume City Council and VALiD.
 
Where: Hume Global Learning Centre – Broadmeadows
When: 10am – 3pm, Monday 23 October 2017

Contact Christine Scott, Event Coordinator, on 9416 4003 or email christine@valid.org.au      

Hume City Council also wants to ensure that your transition to the NDIS is as smooth as possible and is here to answer your questions or to provide further information. Please contact: Andrew Tranter, Metro Access Project Officer on 9205 2200 or email Andrew.   

Further information

Download Hume and the National Disability Insurance Scheme fact sheet.
Call the NDIA on 1800 800 110 between 8am and 5pm or visit the NDIS website.

Your questions answered - getting NDIS ready and accessing the NDIS

Information in languages other than English

Is English not your first language?
صول على معلومات عن NDIS بالعربية.
For information about the NDIS in Arabic.
إذا كنتم بحاجة للمساعدة على الإتصال بـ NDIS، الرجاء الإتصال بخدمة الترجمة الخطية والفورية على الرقم 450 131.

For information in other languages visit NDIS Languages other than English


Updated : 3:52 PM, 21 August 2017

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