Wednesday, 25 July 2012
Supported Living Fund – Round 2 now open
The Hon. Andrew Constance, Minister for Ageing and Minister for Disability Services has announced that the second round of 100 packages for the Supported Living Fund will be made available to people with a disability in NSW.
“We are very excited that the first round of individuals have commenced with their Supported Living Fund and are starting to build the lives that they want. This next round of funding will bring that opportunity to more people across NSW”.
The closing date for Round 2 Proposal Forms is 5pm Friday 7 September 2012 for printed forms (submission by mail), and midnight Friday 7 September 2012 for electronic forms (email submission). Applications will NOTbe accepted by fax.
People who are interested in supported living are now being invited to attend information sessions over the next two months. “This is to make sure they have the right information and that the fund is something that will meet their needs”.
Carers NSW will run a series of information sessions about supported living for people with a disability, their families and carers. They will also be available to assist people with queries about completing an application form.
A further round of funding will be available for 100 Supported Living Fund places in 2013.
More information about eligibility for the Supported Living Fund and making an application can be found at: www.adhc.nsw.gov.au/individuals/support/somewhere_to_live/slfregistrations.