COVID 19 Helpline for WA People with Disability and Families

We know COVID-19 is having a huge impact on people with disabilities and their families in WA. If you need some information and/or support due to the impact of COVID-19 please call us. We will support you to connect with the most appropriate service and/or person who can help.   1800 031 093   This […]

Communique from the Communities sector partnerships team

Please see below communication from the Department of Communities about urgent work being undertaken with the community services sector and Aboriginal peoples in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  WAiS is a member of the Disability taskforce, led by Marion Hailes-MacDonald, actively alerting them of issues for people, families and providers and working together with the […]

Affordable rent cap for co-resident carers in social housing

WAiS, together with organisations such as People with Disabilities WA, have been working with the WA Department of Communities, Housing, over a number of years, seeking a workable and positive Rent Setting Policy for Co-residents who are supporting people with disability living in a social housing rental property. Please see attached announcement. There is expected […]

Planning and Self Management Support during COVID 19 crisis

WAiS acknowledges that this is a very difficult time for everyone in the community, but that it is especially difficult for people with disability and their families. We care about how COVID-19 affects the lives of people with disability and we want to make sure that everyone is safe. At the moment, we won’t be […]

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

WAiS understands that COVID-19 is causing much stress, anxiety and genuine health concerns for people and the community. Please see the information below about COVID-19. We know this won’t answer all of the questions you may have, but thought it might be helpful. WAiS have developed an easy read document about COVID-19, how to prevent […]

Wanted: A Self-Management Supporter to join our WAiS team! (Western Australia)

WA’s Individualised Services (WAiS) is looking for expressions of interest for the role of an Individualised Services Advisor, in WA, who would be providing information and support to people and their families to build their confidence and capacity to self-manage.  This position requires passion and commitment to WAiS vision of people living their lives, their […]

WAiS Newsletter || Lots of WAiS Work

A message from our CEO’s Hello! Life continues to be busy for everyone as we make the move across to the national NDIS, with the transfers of people from WA NDIS to the national NDIS pretty much complete and the rest of WA still progressively transitioning. Our WAiS role in supporting people, families and providers understand, […]

The Lives We Lead

The Lives We Lead is a social media project to influence the community to better understand the contributions that people with disability are making economically, socially, culturally and politically. The project captures up to twenty video and photo stories of people with disability going about their lives achieving ordinary and extraordinary things. A reference group […]

A Be a Boss Contents page

You may have a seen a couple of months ago we launched our online resources, including one called Be a Boss which is all about self management. To make the massive amount of resources in the Be a Boss course easier to navigate we have compiled them all onto one easy to use contents page. […]