More Opportunities provides one-on-one support that assists participants to achieve their individual Accommodation and Tenancy goals, be it overcoming hurdles that may impact a current tenancy or exploring and obtaining alternative housing.
Our Accommodation and Tenancy service includes assessment, individual case planning, practical one-on-one assistance, liaising with service providers and capacity building assistance to support people to achieve their various goals. We have a comprehensive range of accommodation options. Working together, we can find the right option for you. We offer accommodation services to NDIS and non-NDIS participants. You can fund these services privately or find other locally-based funding options outside of the NDIS.

Supported Independent Living (SIL)

Supported Independent Living (SIL) is when you live in shared housing with other people or on your own with support from us. We will find the right housing so you can live more independently, while receiving the support you need.

  • Supported Independent Living is a great way to feel more independent, while having easy access to your supports. 
  • Depending on your situation, we can either help you find appropriate housing, work with your existing housing provider, or support you in your own home.
  • Our Disability Support Workers can be there 24/7 or they can provide day-to-day assistance. All our accommodation is designed to make you feel comfortable, safe and at home.
  • We’d love for you to get in touch with us to discuss what you’re looking for and how we can support you.
  • Moving out for the first time.
  • Learning to live well with others in a group setting.
  • Dealing with the responsibilities of living in your own home.
  • Getting ready for the day, eating healthily, and keeping well Completing household tasks.

 

In your NDIS plan, Supported Independent Living is funded by the Core Supports budget, under ‘Assistance with Daily Life.’

We offer shared and supported living in most states and territories.  If you are interested in our Supported Independent Living, please get in touch. We want to work with you to find the right place for you, and there may be upcoming vacancies that suit your needs.

View our current vacancies:

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Short-Term Housing Program (Respite)

  • Short Term Accommodation (STA), sometimes known as respite, is a great opportunity for people living with a disability to have a break from their daily routine with the support of highly skilled staff in purpose-built accommodation.

 

  • STA are inclusive and enjoyable places for all short stays. We offer a range of services designed to meet each person’s individual needs, while also incorporating engaging activities that build skills to promote independence or connecting with others.
  • Have 24/7 staffing services.
  • Provide a range of stay options which can include hourly, overnight, day, weekend, holiday or longer period stays.
  • Prioritise each individual’s needs, including matching personalities and ages to ensure they enjoy their stay.
  • Give guests a chance to learn new skills, participate in community activities and make new friends.
  • We’re flexible. Whether you need just a few hours, 24 hours or multiple days, we’re here to support you.
  • If you’re more comfortable at home, but still want to receive care, we can do that too.
  • Maybe you want to take the time to be social and make new friends. It’s a popular choice here.
  • One of the great benefits of respite is that you can take the time to learn new skills and master a craft.
  • We can work the respite program around your schedule. Don’t feel obligated to force it in.
  • We’ve built this program to take the pressure away from you. Everyone needs
    “me” time.

This is funded under Basic Supports – Assistance with Daily Living in your plan.

  • If you are not part of the NDIS plan, please contact us so that we can advise you on how to access our Respite.

 

  • If you have an NDIS plan, you can be referred by support coordinators, disability service providers, local community organizations or your GP. Self-referral is also an option. An individual needs assessment will be conducted at the time of application.
 
  • Respite fees will be charged according to the NDIS pricing guide. We can help you understand the Short Term Accommodation (STA) funding in your NDIS scheme. 

 

  • Please note that we bill according to the NDIS pricing guide, which usually increases annually.

Individualised Living Options (ILO)

We offer this type of accommodation to participants with NDIS plan or without NDIS plan. ILOs enable alternative ways of supporting and funding living arrangements for NDIS participants. There are lots of choices with ILO. Participants can share their home with friends or housemates. Or they might live in the home of a host.

 
A wide range of supports are available under ILO as the funding is designed to match the needs of each individual so that they can live the way they want.
 
In home supports such as help with personal care, cooking, cleaning, shopping, laundry, finances or emotional support can be included, but there are also several different types of households in which people with an ILO package can live.
 
  • HOST ARRANGEMENT – you live full time with a person or family (host), who is not related to you. The Host provides a safe and welcoming home and the help you need

  • HOUSEMATES/CO-RESIDENT – you live full time with people who provide care, help and companionship.

  • MENTORS – a small team of paid supports exclusive to you who spend extended periods of time providing direct and indirect support

More Opportunities has developed a process that helps people interested in an ILO explore their options, as well as gathers the information we need to start the assessment process for an ILO arrangement. If you would like to start this process please contact us.

Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA)

Specialist disability accommodation (SDA) is a range of housing designed for people with extreme functional impairment or very high support needs. Design and build of specialised properties to meet the unique and specific support needs of individuals with disability.

SDA housing is customisable and individualised, making it possible for people with disability to live in a house, unit or apartment that enables them to achieve greater independence and receive support services such as Supported Independent Living (SIL) services or Independent Living Options (ILO).

Focus on Quality Design:
Our homes have design features that can be adapted to meet your living needs, including:

  • Inviting and spacious living areas.
  • Modern kitchens with accessible design features.
  • Bedrooms with a private ensuite bathroom and storage.

 

Lifestyle Living Your Way:

  • Located close to shops and community amenities, including health and medical services, recreation activities, and public transport – supporting greater independence.
  • A balance of private and communal living spaces, great for socialising and unwinding when you need a break.


Quality living supports for independence and safety:

  • Contemporary living spaces that support you to realise your goals and abilities.
  • Opportunities to participate and connect with your local community.
  • A team of highly skilled therapists, nurses and clinicians to support your transition into your new home, and to support you in your goals.

More Opportunities has developed a process that helps people interested in an SDA explore their options, as well as gathers the information we need to start the assessment process for an SDA arrangement. If you would like to start this process please contact us.

Depending on their unique circumstances and goals, case planning and practical assistance may include:

Assisting participants to redefine or develop housing goals

Liaising with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and real estate agents or proprietors to identify barriers to maintaining at-risk tenancies

Identifying and implementing strategies to maintain current tenancies

Exploring alternative housing options

Assisting with private rental applications

Lodge application assistance for DHHS rentals

Supporting participants to obtain DHHS Bond Loan and essential household items

Budgeting support

Liaising with utility providers and providing access to Utility Relief Grants

Empowering the participant to obtain sustainable accommodation with greater independence

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