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CatholicCare offers a range of housing supports to those living with disability. We are committed to creating a society that values diversity and actively work to breakdown barriers that may prevent individuals living with disability from fully participating in life.

People living with disability experience their own unique challenges and each have different goals and needs. We understand this and work hard to ensure you receive care tailored to you so that you can live a happy and comfortable life. We don’t provide a one-size-fits-all solution. We provide supports to clients across a range of accommodation settings, helping to build capacity with everyday life skills and personal care activities. We can also help with the implementation of support plans and assist with community access. 

According to a recent NDIA research report (2021) the dominant model of housing for people living with a disability has historically been an institutional model. Remaining in the care of the family in the family home is also common for many people with a disability, in some cases without the preferences of the individual being considered. Now they can enjoy the parts of life that others get to, and rightfully so! This is very important to us.

CatholicCare’s offering prioritises choice, control and autonomous decision making for clients. Studies show how important it is for adults with an disability to have autonomy over their daily activities and decisions. Being supported to live independently has been proven to increase self-reliance, safety and security. 

For more information:
P: (02) 9488 2500
E: disabilityfutures@catholiccaredbb.org.au

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