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The NDIS is being rolled out in South Australia by age group and by region. This means that the NDIS will be available to you depending on your age, and where you live.
The NDIS is available to children and young people aged between 0 to 17 years old across South Australia and is currently being rolled out to people aged between 18 to 64 years old depending on where they live.
If you already receiving disability support services, you will be contacted as the NDIS becomes available in your area.
If you are not currently receiving any disability supports, but wish to join the NDIS, you or your guardian, will need to contact us on 1800 800 110 and request an Access Request Form. You can do request this form up to 6 months before the region in which you live rolls out.
Local Area Coordination in SA
For most people, a Local Area Coordinator, or LAC will be your main contact point for the NDIS.
In SA, we have partnered with three well known community-based organisations to deliver LAC services. These are:
- Feros Care (external) - in the Barossa, Light & Lower North, and Northern Adelaide Service Areas.
- Baptcare (external) – in the Western Adelaide, Eastern Adelaide and, Yorke and Mid North Service Areas.
- Mission Australia (external) - in the Limestone Coast, Murray and Mallee, Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island, Southern Adelaide and, Eyre Western and Far North Service Areas.
If you are interested in working as an NDIS Local Area Coordinator (LAC) in SA you can find details about available positions by visiting our Partners website recruitment pages:Feros Care Careers
Baptcare Careers (external)
Mission Australia Careers (external)
For NDIS and Partner offices visit Our Locations page.
Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) in SA
The Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) approach is available to all children aged 0-6 with developmental delay or disability.
The Partner in the Community (Partner) delivering ECEI services is:
- Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) (external) – in the Service Areas of Limestone Coast, Murray and Mallee, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island, Eyre Western and Far North, Southern Adelaide, Western Adelaide, Northern Adelaide, Adelaide Hills, Yorke and Mid North, Barossa Light and Lower North, and Eastern Adelaide.
By 1 September 2018, the Partner role will transition across to an employee-owned public service mutual, established by experienced staff from DCSI’s Child and Youth Services. A public service mutual is an organisation where staff are directly involved in decision-making and benefit from its activities.
If you are interested in working with our Partner to deliver ECEI services you can find details about available positions by visiting our Partners website recruitment pages:
We run regular workshops and open house sessions where you can come and learn about the NDIS and ask us questions.
Go to our South Australia event page to book your place at one of our upcoming sessions.