National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

As a local registered service provider with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) Samaritans is able to provide quality support that is as individual as you are.

 How can Samaritans support you?

Samaritans offers a range of individualised services for children, young people and adults that meet your needs and the supports funded by your NDIS package.

Click on the image below to download an overview of Samaritans services.

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How does the NDIS work?

The NDIS provides funding to people with a disability based on their needs, hopes and dreams. Individuals are able to decide what their hopes and needs are, develop their NDIS plan, choose their provider and then live the life they want! Click here to learn more. 

Begining your journey

If you are transitioning to the NDIS and are not sure where to begin, Samaritans is a good place to start. Have a chat with one of our friendly support advisors by calling 1300 656 336,  email supportadvisor@samaritans.org.au or click here to complete an enquiry form.

The Quinn Family
Samaritans provides personalised support to Vanessa and Peter Quinn’s three children- Tyler, Indie and Shaye. Vanessa says Samaritans support goes above and beyond what you expect.                       

Kath’s home with Samaritans
Samaritans provides Kath with supported accommodation in Newcastle. This has allowed Kath and her sister, Jenny, to re-establish their relationship as sisters.
 

The Stewart Family & their NDIS journey
Heatha and Michelle Stewart are both on NDIS packages with Samaritans. Samaritans staff have worked with the sisters to help them gain independent living skills. Their mum, Noelene, says that Samaritans has filled the gap in their lives.

Jonathan: Learning real-life work skills
Samaritans staff work with Jonathan to develop real-life work skills in a cafe setting. Jonathan says that Samaritans has offered him so many opportunities.