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Welcome to Ability Assist, the NDIS provider in Melbourne, where we are committed to empowering individuals with disabilities to lead fuller, happier, and more meaningful lives.

At Ability Assist, we believe in your right to choose the life you want to live. Our dedicated team is genuinely passionate about helping you achieve your goals and live your best life possible. With over 25 years of knowledge and experience in supporting people with disabilities, we possess a deep understanding of your unique needs.

We are here to assist you in realising your true potential. Our person-centred approach ensures that our services are tailored to your individuality, valuing your uniqueness and honouring your journey. Whether you’re looking to maximise your independence, enhance your skills, or improve your overall quality of life, we are here to support you every step of the way.

Choose Ability Assist as the NDIS provider in Melbourne and discover how we can make a difference in your life. Let us help you unlock new possibilities, overcome challenges, and embrace a future filled with opportunities. Together, we can create a life that is rich in purpose, joy, and fulfillment.

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Our Disability Support Services

Ability Assist proudly offers a wide array of Disability Support Services as a registered NDIS service provider. We adhere to all NDIS-specific quality and safeguards requirements, ensuring full compliance with relevant Australian laws, rules, and regulations. Your peace of mind is our priority. Choose from our diverse range of disability care services tailored for adults, adolescents, and children, all funded by the NDIS. Our dedicated team is here to support you every step of the way, providing high-quality, person-centred care that empowers individuals to lead fulfilling lives.

Supported Independent Living

Discover the ideal residential living environment at Ability Assist, where you can flourish and live life on your own terms. Our welcoming shared accommodation provides you with a supportive community and round-the-clock assistance if needed, ensuring your daily tasks are taken care of.

Experience the comfort of modern living in our fully furnished three-to-four-bedroom homes located in Melbourne’s outer western and northern suburbs. Your home is meticulously designed with spacious kitchens, multiple disability-equipped bathrooms, and outdoor areas. Plus, our homes are fully wheelchair and mobility accessible, providing you with the freedom and convenience you deserve.

Make Ability Assist your long-term home, where you can grow, thrive, and create lasting memories. Learn more about our inviting living spaces and the support we offer.

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Short-term Respite Care Accommodation

Discover a comfortable respite home away from home at Ability Assist, where you can enjoy a short-term stay in a warm and welcoming environment. During your stay, our dedicated support workers are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, offering personalised care as needed.

Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of a shared living space, where you can connect with fellow residents, make new friends, and truly experience the joys of communal living. Our respite homes offer a unique opportunity to engage with others, fostering friendships and creating memorable experiences.

Whether it’s for an overnight break, a weekend, or a holiday, our short-term accommodation options provide you, your parents, or your carers with a well-deserved respite from the routine of daily life. This temporary stay not only offers relaxation but also allows you to explore a more independent living situation, empowering you to embrace new levels of freedom and confidence.

Read more to learnabout our inviting respite homes and how they can provide you with the perfect temporary retreat.

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Assistance with Social & Community Participation

Discover a multitude of engaging possibilities within your community that align with your passions, from hobbies and educational courses to lively events and activities. Unleash your interests by exploring various options, all while accessing the essential services necessary for a more exciting and fulfilling life.

Embrace an active role in society by seising in-home or community-based opportunities for engagement. Whether it’s attending art or singing classes, enjoying a day at the beach, savouring lunch at a cosy cafe, or relishing a movie or concert, we collaborate closely with you and your caregivers to facilitate these experiences, be it as one-time events or as ongoing pursuits.

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Assistance With Daily Life

Simplify your everyday life at home by accessing support for a wide range of daily tasks, both minor and major, available either on-demand or part of a regular arrangement. Our compassionate support workers are available to stay with you for short durations or multiple times per week, adapting to your specific requirements and preferences.

Receive help with household chores, including meal preparation, cleaning, bill payments, and navigating government online services, from our dedicated and skilled support team. Additionally, we can lend a hand with external errands like grocery shopping, medication pickups, mailing services, and various other tasks to make your life more manageable.

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Out of Home Care


Offer a secure, warm, and supportive home for children and adolescents unable to reside with their families. Provide them with optimal alternative living options, be it temporary, medium-term, or long-term, ensuring the finest care and support tailored to meet their behavioural, emotional, medical, educational, mental, and physical requirements.

Supported Residential Care Services


Ensure a safe and secure home environment for children and adolescents during emergencies, shielding them from potential harm and the dangers of neglect, abuse, or homelessness. Our committed and compassionate professionals, well-versed in trauma-informed care, strive to create a nurturing atmosphere where these individuals can feel comfortable, cared for, and supported.

Tailored Disability Services

Provide dedicated support to individuals of all ages, including adults, adolescents, and children with disabilities, as well as their families. Our services are meticulously tailored to meet their distinctive needs, ensuring they gain access to a diverse array of resources. These services are designed to boost their confidence, promote independence, foster greater community inclusion, and empower them to lead the life they desire.

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Intellectual Disability

Working With Ability Assist To Gain Support From NDIS: Intellectual Disability in Melbourne

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Child Safe Standards

How The Child Safe Standards in Melbourne Came To Be

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NDIS

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