Yooralla provides many supported independent living options for people with disability across Victoria (metro and regional) and currently has vacancies.
This article explains one of the forms of funding associated with accommodation, known as Supported Independent Living, or SIL.
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11 October 2019
Introducing Yooralla’s accommodation vacancy webpage
Our accommodation options include a mix of community units, villas, group homes, transitional accommodation and individual accommodation in self-contained flats.
10 October 2019
Recognising the contribution of carers during National Carers Week
For National Carers Week, we are sharing the story of a carer Deb, who is the mother David, a resident at Yooralla’s Supported Accommodation.
08 October 2019
A carer’s perspective on Yooralla’s residential accommodation
Deb, mother of Yooralla customer David, discusses David’s life is like at home and the positive impact that Yooralla has provided had on David’s life and her life.
06 October 2019
World Cerebral Palsy Day
World Cerebral Palsy Day aims to ensure children and adults living with Cerebral Palsy have the same rights, access and opportunities as the wider community.
02 October 2019
Legal assistance and advocacy services for the Disability Royal Commission
Government funded services are available to support people with disability and their carers to engage with the Royal Commission
01 October 2019
Footy fever at Yooralla!
Yooralla's Business Enterprise and the Yooralla Catering team got into the footy spirit, sharing party pies and sausage rolls during a special Grand Final morning tea.
26 September 2019
6 elements of ‘reasonable and necessary’
The NDIS applies the ‘reasonable and necessary’ criteria to determine what supports will be funded in a person’s NDIS plan.
25 September 2019
An undergraduate nursing student placement program commences at VASS
Kristy McMurray, Manager at VASS, said RMIT University nursing students, Cass and Heather (pictured), who were part of the first stream of the placement program, did incredibly well.
24 September 2019
Introducing Eva Sifis - guest speaker at Yooralla’s AGM and Big Day Out
Eva, founder of By Accident, will present her personal story at Yooralla's 2019 Annual General Meeting and Big Day Out
20 September 2019
What is Supported Independent Living (SIL)?
Supported Independent Living funding pays for the support workers to support the NDIS participant to live independently in their home.
18 September 2019
Support research on acquired brain injury in children
The Monash School of Psychological Sciences, together with Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, are looking for Victoria-based families with children with an ABI to take part in a research project at the Royal Children’s Hospital.