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National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

The NDIS provides individualised support for eligible people with permanent and significant disability, their families and carers. The NDIS has been designed to give people with disability choice and control over choosing the services that work best for them to provide the support they need.
 
Information on the NDIS rollout, eligibility, planning and funding is available on the NDIS website https://www.ndis.gov.au
 
NDIS events are listed on the NDIS Website https://www.ndis.gov.au/news/events/vic.html
 
NDIS information is available in languages other than English https://www.ndis.gov.au/lote.html
 

Rollout of NDIS in the local region

The NDIS will become available in the Wimmera South West Area from 1 October 2017.
The Wimmera South West Area covers the local government areas of:
Corangamite
Glenelg
Hindmarsh
Horsham
Moyne
Northern Grampians
Southern Grampians
Warrnambool
West Wimmera
Yarriambiack
See following link for further details 
 

NDIS Local Area Coordination (LAC)

NDIS Local Area Coordination (LAC) is being delivered in the Wimmera South West Area by Latrobe Community Health Service
Local Area Coordination (LAC) assists people with disability, including those who are not eligible for the NDIS, by:
Supporting people who meet the NDIS access requirements (https://www.ndis.gov.au/people-disability/access-requirements.html) to navigate and engage effectively with the NDIS (https://www.ndis.gov.au/ndis-ready.html)
Supporting people with disability to access community and mainstream services and resources
Providing information to assist mainstream and community services to be more inclusive
 

Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) 

Latrobe Community Health Service will work with NDIS as an ECEI partner to deliver the scheme in the Wimmera South West Area
See following link for further details: https://www.ndis.gov.au/ecei.html
 
To contact Latrobe Community Health Service: 
Phone: 1800 242 696
Local Office location: 
505 Raglan Parade
Warrnambool VIC 3280

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