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Western Australia joins the Nationally-Delivered National Disability Insurance Scheme

A joint announcement was made by the Commonwealth and Western Australian governments which will see Western Australia join the nationally-delivered National Disability Insurance Scheme. Read more at ow.ly/33ul30haabj. #NDIS   Image description: Premier Mark McGowan, Minister for Disability Services Stephen Dawson MLC, Minister or Social Services Christian Porter MP, and Auslan interpreter at NDIS press conference.

Armadale Peer-to-Peer Network Meeting – Let’s Talk about Granny Flats/ Ancillary Dwellings

The Armadale Peer-to-Peer Network Meeting invites you to join us for Morning Tea and a chance to learn about all things Granny Flats and Ancillary Dwellings! This meeting’s Guest Speakers are: Paul Ellenbroek, Principal Planning Officer, Department of Planning, who will be available to provide an overview of granny flat/ancillary dwelling, as well as aged … Read more

New NDIS Peer Support Network for Armadale, Murray and Serpentine-Jarrahdale Community

Connecting with a Peer Support Network in your local community is a great way for you to meet your peers, gather accurate information, share ideas, knowledge and experiences about the NDIS in Western Australia. Valued Lives Peer Support Networks are peer-led and facilitated groups that operate in local NDIS roll out areas; we have been … Read more

Building New Lives: Bringing the NDIS to people living in psychiatric hostels – Perth Hills Trial Site

Valued Lives has been pleased to be part of this NDIA Perth Hills initiative as a member of the Support Coordinators Community of Practice. Kristen Rodic from Valued Lives has taken the lead on this project and continues to do a great job working alongside people living in psychiatric hostels in Perth Hills, assisting them … Read more

Valued Lives attends NDIS WA Conversations

On Friday 9th and Saturday 10th June 2017,  people with disability, their families and carers are coming together in Perth to talk, share ideas and concerns, ask questions and gain information on a range of NDIS related topics such as: Planning, Supported Decision Making, Family and Carer Support, Self Management, Mental Health in NDIS, Peer … Read more

Peer Network Advisor

Valued Lives Foundation (inc) is looking for an awesome Peer Network Advisor. (South of the River) to join our growing team. We are a peer – led support organisation and strongly encourage disabled people and/or their family members with the right skills and attitudes to apply for this position. We are looking for a standout … Read more

BREAKING NEWS – NDIS WA 2017

An agreement on WA’s transition to full-scheme NDIS has been announced today by the Minister for Disability Services, Donna Faragher. The announcement will see WA begin a phased, full-scheme roll-out of a state-based, locally-driven NDIS from 1 July next year.  Click the link below for more information on this important announcement for WA.   letter-from-director-general-sector