Registered NDIS Provider

Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA)


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Hume Community Housing is proud to provide Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA).

Some people with very high needs require specific accommodation that enables them to receive the supports they need. The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) refers to this as Specialist Disability Accommodation, or SDA. SDA is not housing for all people with a disability; it only caters for those that need a specialist housing solution.

 

What is the SDA program?

The SDA program is intended to improve the choice and control over housing options for people with disability. This funding is made available through the NDIS and is included in a participant's plan.

SDA funding is intended for participants who require a specialist dwelling that reduces their need for person-to-person supports, or improves the efficiency of the delivery of person-to-person supports. People eligible for this funding have extreme functional impairment and/or very high support needs and for the most part live in shared housing arrangements.

Participants who are assessed as needing SDA as part of their reasonable and necessary supports will receive funding to cover the costs of SDA. Successful applicants will be supported to sign an Accommodation Agreement for their room and will have shared access to the communal areas.

Supported Independent Living providers (SILs) are on-site delivering additional support tailored to the individual’s specific needs.

We understand that navigating SDA can be confusing. Our goal is to help people understand;

  • Who is eligible to receive SDA
  • If eligible, how to secure accommodation that best matches your needs.

The SDA Program provides housing to people with disability who have extreme functional impairment or very high needs and who require specialist housing solutions.

SDA properties are shared houses.

 

Am I eligible to receive SDA?

You may meet the SDA assessment criteria if you:

a. have an extreme functional impairment and require an SDA response; or

b. have very high support needs most appropriately met by an SDA response

The NDIS is responsible for the approval of SDA funding. You must be approved or deemed to be likely to be approved for SDA funding as part of your NDIS plan to be eligible for the program.  Your eligibility is confirmed as part of the application process.

We recommend you contact the NDIS on 1800 800 110 to identify your local office to contact or your Support Coordinator if you have questions relating to SDA funding.

 

How is the SDA program delivered?

As the accommodation provider, HUME works in partnerships with a range of SILs.

HUME works in partnership with the following Supported Independent Living providers: 

            

 

                                 

 

These providers receive separate funding to deliver services to their customers under their individual NDIS plan.

For more information, please visit the NDIS website.

 

Current Vacancies

HUME offers a variety of attractive, well-maintained modern and refurbished homes across suburban, regional, and Central Coast locations in New South Wales.

How do I select a home?

  1. View available HUME properties in the table below or by visiting www.goNEST.com.au.
     
  2. Complete the online goNEST Expression of Interest application indicating which property/ies you would like to know more about.
     
  3. You will receive an email acknowledging your interest with a HUME Housing Applicant Detail Form attached for you to complete.

When this form is completed, please email it to SDAenquiries@humehousing.com.au, mail the form to 7 Hamilton Road Fairfield NSW 2165, or lodge the form to one of our offices.

**Please note that properties within this program are shared housing. Successful applicants will sign an Accommodation Agreement to reside in the property and have access to dedicated bedroom and shared communal areas. SILs are on-site to provide additional support tailored to their housing needs.

 

HOME DESCRIPTION

LOCATION

MORE INFORMATION

Warm and inviting home in pleasant street close to local shops, public transport and large nature reserve

Rooty Hill NSW Listed on Nest

Newly renovated, single story property with beautiful gardens

Baulkham Hills NSW Listed on Nest

Spacious home located in quiet neighbourhood and close to amenities

Toongabbie NSW Listed on Nest

Beautiful home located close to shops, transport and medical facilities

Toongabbie NSW Listed on Nest

Purpose built home with lovely gardens and sensory room

Griffith NSW Listed on Nest

Spacious two storey home

Marayong NSW Listed on Nest

Stunning older style home in the heart of the suburb

Westmead NSW Listed on Nest

Newly constructed home with well-maintained gardens

Pendle Hill NSW Listed on Nest

Newly built home in quiet street, close to amenities

Auburn NSW Listed on Nest

Spacious home with sensory room

Bonnyrigg Heights NSW Listed on Nest

Beautiful, well-maintained, single storey home 

Thurgoona NSW Listed on Nest

Newly developed, single story property in lovely street, close to transport and shops

Doonside NSW Listed on Nest

Stunning single level home

Guildford West NSW Listed on Nest

Spacious property in quiet neighbourhood and close to Bankstown Shopping Centre

Yagoona NSW Listed on Nest

Spacious and friendly single level home

Kellyville NSW Listed on Nest

Modern split-level home with swimming pool

Carlingford NSW Listed on Nest

Attractive single level home

Chipping Norton NSW Listed on Nest

Purpose built home with large yard and separate courtyard

The Ponds NSW Listed on Nest

Property in quiet neighbourhood, spacious facilities, close to amenities and a large stunning swimming pool

Guildford NSW Listed on Nest

Single storey home in quiet neighbourhood with beautiful gardens

Rooty Hill NSW Listed on Nest

Single level property in quiet neighbourhood with large outdoor space

St Clair NSW Listed on Nest

 

Properties Coming Soon 

HOME DESCRIPTION

LOCATION

MORE INFORMATION

Beautiful two storey home

Greystanes NSW Will be listed on Nest

Single storey home in quiet neighbourhood

Yagoona NSW Will be listed on Nest

Warm friendly home in heart of the suburb

Yagoona NSW Will be listed on Nest

 

What happens next?

  1. Your application is reviewed by HUME to confirm your eligibility for SDA funding.
     
  2. If you are eligible, HUME will forward your application to the Supported Independent Living (SIL) provider. The SIL will review your application against their specific program criteria alongside the property/ies you have expressed interest in.
     
  3. The program is driven by the NDIS consensus that people with disability have the same right as other Australians to determine their best interests and to have choice and control over their lives, including their housing, where they live and with who.

    Given this, once the SIL has confirmed program eligibility, your expression of interest will be put forward to the household’s current members for consideration.
     
  4. Throughout the process, you are kept informed of progress. You are welcome to inspect the property and meet household members prior to deciding if you wish to live at the property.
     
  5. If at any time you withdraw your interest in a property and/or are not accepted for a property, HUME will discuss alternative potential housing options that may be suitable.

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