Long-Term Accommodation

Independent Living Units

The Independent Living Units accommodation program offers affordable comfortable housing for a range of people.

UnitingCare Goulburn North East manages three independent living unit sites in Wangaratta - Mundarlo Units, Wesley Homes and Wills Street Units.

 

Independent Living Programs

Enabling Independent Living - Housing

Enabling Independent Living aims to assist people with a range of disabilities, who are aged between 18 and 64 to explore accommodation options for independent living (either alone or with housemates).

UnitingCare Goulburn North East offers up to three months of support after moving.

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Accommodation Outreach

Accommodation Outreach supports people with a disability who desire and are eligible to live independently by developing and maintaining their skills in order to perform everyday tasks and access community activities.

Outreach Support

Up to 15 hours per week of direct assistance is provided so that a person with a disability can live independently or develop skills that will enable the person to live independently in the future.

Supported Living Fund

The aim of the New South Wales Supported Living Fund (SLF) is to expand the range of accommodation support options to offer more choice to people with a disability, their families, carers and support networks.

The person is encouraged to write their own proposal, remain actively engaged in planning their program, and in purchasing supports which complement the persons existing informal / formal supports and networks.

UnitingCare Goulburn North East (UCGNE) is a registered SLF Financial Administrator. The role of the Financial Administrator is to manage the person's SLF funding for an agreed fee. Some tasks may include:

  • managing funding, purchasing supports and services;
  • providing information and support to the person with a disability and their family and carers;
  • providing a human resource function (legal employer of staff, insurances, work health and safety, workplace/Awards obligations); and
  • ongoing support to assist the person with a disability to implement and review their Support Plan.