Our Mission

Ability Assist provides services of the highest possible quality that incorporates high professional and ethical standards. Our service aims to increase the independence, skills and quality of life for people who have support needs including people with a disability.

Additionally through Ability Training, we will increase the ability of our staff, other service providers and carers to meet the needs of people who require support.

Maximising independence, ability, skills and improving quality of life.

Committed to

  • Promoting the welfare and well-being of our clients
  • Advocating for their rights
  • Ensuring and promoting the safety of children
  • Promoting the cultural safety of children and adults from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • Promoting the safety of people with a disability
  • Empowerment, decision making and choice
  • Promoting community access and inclusiveness
  • Fairness and consistency to all
  • Respectful communication
  • A “Can do” attitude

What We Do

For people with disabilities and support needs

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In home and community
based support any
time you need it

  • Person Centered Individualized Support
  • Respite in home
  • Respite away from home
  • Residential Care for Young People
  • Residential Care for people with disability
  • Support for people with complex needs
  • Support for young people with complex needs
  • Positive Behavior Support Service, as well as;
  • Therapy Services
  • Staff replacement
  • Case Management
  • Care Coordination
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A community and
or centre based
Day Program

  • A range of projects and activities designed to assist people to develop independence, to learn more skills and to improve their quality of life
  • Transport to and from the programs
  • 46 weeks of the year plus a holiday program
  • Small groups with the guidance and support of 1 or 2 staff or additional staffing depending on support needs
  • Assists people with high support needs
  • Flexible participation times
  • Lots of fun things to do!
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Customised training and development for organizations on a range of topics

  • Introduction to Disability
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Administration of Medication and Infection control
  • Disability Awareness
  • Provision of direct service to people with a disability
  • Manual Handling, and many other topics, as well as consultancy services in;
  • Manual Handling Assessments
  • Staff Assessment of Competency
  • Therapy Services

The NDIS

How it can help you

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides people with disability with support they need to live a full and independent life.

The NDIS is rolling out throughout Victoria in stages. We provide support and services for people funded by the NDIS .

Find out more by checking out our FAQ or by visiting the NDIS website. Or call us to discuss your needs.

The DHHS

The Department of Health and Human Services

Ability Assist is supported by the Victoria Government and works in a collaborative partnership with DHHS through a Funding and Service Agreement.

Ability Assist is accredited through the DHS Standards and we are continuously working to increase the quality of our service provision.

View the website.

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