WAiS Supports the Uluru Statement From the Heart

WA’s Individualised Services is proud to support the Uluru Statement from the Heart. We accept the invitation from the Uluru Statement to all Australians to support constitutional and structural reform so Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can take their rightful place in our nation. We support the proposal for  Vouce to Parliament enabled by […]

NDIS Quality & Safeguards Commission Sector Readiness Project

On December 1st 2020, the registration and regulation of NDIS service providers in WA will formally transition from the Department of Communities to the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission in the final stage of the national rollout. Disability sector organisations will need to align their organisational culture, policies and practices to meet the mandatory quality […]

The Lives We Lead Worklife

Drum roll!!!! We loved bringing you The Lives We Lead with stories from amazing individuals about their passions, talents and community connections. So, we are thrilled to announce that the Department of Communities, Disabilities has funded the Lives We Lead – Worklife which we’ll be rolling out over the next 12 months. This time round […]

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 […]