NEW Starting a Small Business Easy Read Resources

WAiS are proud to let you know that we have three new Starting a Small Business resources available on our website!   The new resources are a Simple Action Plan, Business Plan and a Marketing Plan. These are great practical resources for you to work through when starting your own business.   This is part […]

NEW WAiS Resource! Choosing a Service Provider

WAiS is excited to share with you a new resource which has been in development for a few years, with many valued contributions from people with disability, their families, and local service providers. The resource is to assist people in thinking about, and choosing a service provider that is best for them   In the resource there are a number of different areas with questions to explore. You can go through the whole resource, […]

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, […]