Who is RSA?

Our mission is to provide services for Australians with disability living in Melbourne, Victoria, with support to make life easier, better and brighter.

Disability Accommodation

Our Respite Accommodation Facilities provide short-term, temporary and emergency relief to family or friends who care for people with significant or permanent care needs.

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Support Services

With a team of experienced, knowledgeable and qualified professionals, we empower individuals to be as independent and supported as possible.

Support Coordination

RSA Support Coordination can help you get the best out of your NDIS plan. Our independent peer-led Support Coordination service helps adults with cognitive impairment (and their parents) through their current short-term goals in their current plan.

Disability Accommodation and NDIS Support Services

Born in Melbourne, Victoria, at RSA Disability Support Services, we believe in providing the best possible services to people of all ages living with disability.

We are guided by our mission statement which is to ensure all Australians are treated equally and fairly. So, with this in mind, our team of experienced, professional and qualified experts are here to provide the support and assistance to people living with disability.

With a customised approach to all that we do, we attend to the needs of every individual and ensure our services make their lives easier, better and brighter.

From supportive and safe accommodation which allows for independent living to transportation assistance, our services have been carefully designed with your needs in mind.

If you are looking for services for people living with disability located in Thornbury, Moonee Ponds, and Bacchus Marsh, then you are in the right place.

Assisting Australians living with disability of all ages is what we do best. So, if you are based in Melbourne, Victoria, then get in touch today to access the professional support and assistance that you are looking for!

Care Beyond Expectation

Respite Accommodation

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Thornbury

With its functional and comfortable rooms, common areas, and relaxing outdoor area, our Thornbury site is the perfect place to provide extra support and care for people living with disability.

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Moonee Ponds

With your needs in mind, our Moonee Ponds Disability Respite Accommodation Service has been designed to ensure your stay is a rewarding and enjoyable experience.

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Chadstone

Situated in south-east Melbourne, our Chadstone housing facility provides families and their loved ones with short-term respite accommodation and care for people living with disability.

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Bacchus Marsh

Located 50 kilometres north-west of Melbourne, our two Bacchus Marsh facilities provide ideal short-term respite accommodation, SIL and SDA housing for people living with disability.

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Disability Services

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Short-Term Respite Accommodation

Our respite accommodation offers the short period of rest or relief that you might be seeking. Whether you are a person living with a disability in need of short-term respite or a family member interested in the specialised living options that we offer, we are here to help. Our specially designed housing facilities are located in Moonee Ponds, Thornbury and Bacchus Marsh.

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Supported
Independent Living

As part of the NDIS, Supported Independent Living (SIL) funding allows for workers to support participants of the scheme to live independently in the comfort of their own home. What’s more, the funding is also available to people living in Specialist Disability Accommodation. Funding for SIL includes providing assistance for activities and tasks within the household.

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Specialist Disability Accommodation

If you have specific needs and requirements, the NDIS also provides Specialist Disability Accommodation, also known as SDA. This type of accommodation offers a home which has been specifically designed to assist and support people living with disability. What’s more, the shared supported accommodation provides a source of social connection and stimulation.

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Support Coordination Services

When it comes to achieving your NDIS goals and working through the NDIS scheme, RSA is here to help. The services we offer through our support coordination are extensive and take out the guess-work. No matter what your individual needs, our team of qualified and knowledgeable professionals will assist you in working through the NDIS to both understand the scheme and implement the plan best suited to you.

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Disability Transportation

Whilst there are many transportation options on offer, we recognise that some do not always meet the needs and requirements of people living with disability. This section provides you with up-to-date information about the services we provide as well as the public transport options available in Melbourne, Victoria. We offer return transfers from your home to a facility for anyone using our accommodation services.

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National Disability Insurance Scheme

So, just what is the NDIS and what does it stand for? Well, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is an initiative by the Australian Government which provides $22 billion in annual funding to people living with disability; both permanent and significant. Whilst the scheme can provide great financial relief, it can also be confusing when it comes to determining what you can claim and what funding you can receive.

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Testimonials

Nathan S.
22:47 01 Jun 22
Tracy C.
05:35 08 Apr 22
Gil M.
07:21 11 Nov 21
From the time I made contact with Jason from Respite Services Australia and arranged an interview, I new that this was the place for our Granddaughter. On viewing the facility we immediately felt the warmth and energy within the home. The process was seamless on admission and the staff very co operative and attentive to our requests. Our Granddaughter enjoyed her stay with comments like I've made some new friends, food was great, good bed, with many activities on offer and I loved the karaoke machine. The staff were very helpful and respectful toward us and our Granddaughter. I would recommend this facility and have already made plans for future visits.
Marcela H.
01:10 16 Jun 21
Great provider and facilities who look well after my clients .Highly recommended .
Sarah L.
06:13 15 Jun 21
My father landed in the ICU quite suddenly after Christmas and we needed emergency assistance and care for my brother. Respite Services Australia delivered on exceptional care and support for him, and really showed their level of compassion and understanding during what was a difficult time for our family. After our father passed, we continued accessing their services for my brother and the support the workers and management team have given has been second to none. It has really felt like family caring for family. I could not recommend them high enough.
Lisa C.
04:12 07 Mar 20
Respite Services Australia was an absolute lifesaver in a crisis. Desperate for emergency respite for my sister (while both parents were critically ill) Jess, Paul and the team couldn’t have been more accommodating and supportive of my entire family. They made our very first experience with respite a seamless process and the care for my sister has been compassionate, intuitive and intelligent. I highly endorse this excellent facility with contemporary resources and look forward to a continued relationship with them as our family transition into a new phase of our life. Eternally grateful. LC
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