There are many disability supports available so you can have choice and control in your life. Here is our guide to the main disability support options.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has been a big change to the way funding and support is delivered to people with a disability. It is available in the Northern Territory to people aged between seven and 65, and is designed to give you choice and control over the supports you need to live an ordinary life. As more people throughout the Northern Territory are assessed for the NDIS, particularly in remote areas, we are on hand to support you with the services you choose.
If you are eligible for the NDIS, you:
To check your eligibility or apply, call 1800 800 110 or visit https://www.ndis.gov.au/
If you already have your NDIS plan, call us on 08 8982 5200 to start receiving your supports.
Adults and children with no permanent disability but who still live with mild to moderate impairment – who are not eligible for the NDIS – may still qualify for health services and support through the NT Office of Disability.
The government offers eligible residents support with:
Under the fee-for-service option, you can privately fund your disability and lifestyle support services. This might be an option if you:
Call our friendly team on 08 8982 5200 to discuss your support requirements.
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