Lifestyle and Community Services

Our team of friendly Support Workers with a variety of interests, skills and communication methods can support you to live your life to the fullest.

Drop-In Service

Our drop-in service is accessible to all members of the South Australian Deaf Community, regardless of whether they have an NDIS plan.

The drop-in service is available at the following locations:

  • September 6th
  • September 20th
  • October 18th
  • November 2nd (Tuesday – Melbourne Cup)
  • November 15th
  • December 13th

  • August 31st
  • September 14th
  • September 28th
  • October 12th
  • October 26th
  • November 9th
  • November 23rd
  • December 7th
  • December 21st

  • September 3rd
  • September 10th
  • September 17th
  • September 24th
  • October 1st
  • October 8th
  • October 15th
  • October 22nd
  • October 29th
  • November 5th
  • November 12th
  • November 19th
  • November 26th
  • December 3rd
  • December 10th
  • December 17th

For any other times please book an appointment.

 

Services:

  • Language support: translation from English to Auslan to English with letters, reports, bills, forms, finances.
  • Literacy support with writing e.g. letter preparation, notes, information, directions.
  • Assist with basic problem-solving.
  • Information provision: e.g. medical, legal, community information.
  • Referrals: for employment, education support, and further service support.
  • Clarifying lifestyle & personal information: Centrelink and banking support.
  • Support with scheduling: making appointments, responding to queries, information collection.
  • Basic counselling & conflict resolution.
  • Technology access: Use of National Relay Service, general technology support e.g. SMS, phone calls, faxing.
  • Access to computers: paying bills, purchasing/ordering, filling in online forms.
  • Booking interpreting support, identifying interpreters of choice.

Please note: A booking is required to see a community worker at all other times.

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Individual and Lifestyle Support

We can support you as you learn new skills to navigate everyday life.

A team of friendly lifestyle support workers with a variety of interests, skills and communication methods can support you to:

  • Learn communication skills and strategies for participating in everyday life.
  • Participate in social or community events.
  • Engage in everyday activities like shopping, budgeting and public transport.
  • Develop the ability to travel independently on public transport.
  • Develop independent living skills like cooking, cleaning and personal maintenance.
  • Engage with domestic assistance or skills training;
  • Access wider community and networking with social circles;
  • Access personal care assistance and transportation support;
  • Access social communication support, i.e. Deafblind;
  • Develop an independent lifestyle.

Community Support

Some people may need additional support to navigate complex situations in their lives. For this, we offer specialised services including:

Services:

  • Support for medical and legal situations
  • Focus on capacity building skills training
  • Building relationships with other people around them

Community Services Price List

Click on the image above to view the price list as a printable pdf