Our Vision

Our purpose is to provide the very best in personalised and supportive NDIS mentorship services to people with disability and their carers so they can achieve a Strong Life that aligns with their goals and ability.

Our vision is to continue to grow as an organisation, building our collective knowledge and resources to effectively support individuals living with disability to improve their lives and connect with community.

NDIS Explained

The National Disability Insurance Scheme or NDIS provides all Australians under 65 living with significant and permanent disability with funding for supports and services.

The NDIS funds a range of supports and services that support the independence of the person living with disability and develop increased participation in community and workplace participation. These supports align with the goals and ability of the participant and may include support in education, employment, social independence, living arrangements and health and wellbeing.

How to Access/Eligibility

To access the NDIS you must:

  • provide diagnosis of your disability and evidence of the impact of your condition to a representative at the NDIA or your Local Area Coordinator (LAC)
  • create your plan which will outline your needs and goals and what type of services you can access funding for
  • plan in action by choosing a Registered NDIS Service Provider like CHESS Connect that suits the requirements of your plan
  • your plan will then be reviewed by the NDIA every 12 months to make sure you’re getting the support you need.

Find out more DOWNLOAD OUR WELCOME PACK CHESS Connect NDIS Welcome Kit 2019

Our Services

Plan Management
  • Professional management of the financial aspects of your plan
  • Payments, Processing of Claims & Invoicing
  • Budget Tracking
Support Coordination
  • Coordinate supports/providers to assist in achieving goals
  • Develop service level agreements, managing the Funding in approved plan
  • Assistance to access client portal
  • Find appropriate services, organisations and activities in the community
  • Resolve concerns, develop goals

NDIS and Conflict of Interest

Employment

Social and Community Participation
  • Meaningful life planning that includes your own goals and aspirations – this process is guided by you!
  • Mentorship aimed to increase your ability to reach your goals and maintain your resilience
  • Mentoring services to assist you in decision making, budgeting and daily life planning
  • Mentoring on how to plan and manage your life goals and needs
Life Skills, Community & Social
  • Assistance in developing interpersonal skills and life skills (paying bills and other daily tasks)
  • Support and companionship to work towards engaging in community activities independently
  • Support and mentoring so you can reach your social or recreational goals
  • Support and companionship to attend group activities that increases confidence and align with your goals

Improved Daily Living

Mentoring & support services aimed to maximise your capacity to be as independent as possible. Assistance with household decision making, personal care and domestic tasks. These supports will most likely delivered in the home, but is not limited to the home environment.

Accommodation and Tenancy Support (for plan managed clients)
  • Assistance in locating improved living environments, like finding a new rental property
  • Assistance in applying for a rental tenancy or undertaking tenancy obligations
  • Practical support to maintain lease agreements and accommodation arrangements
Theraputic Supports
  • Vocational counselling
  • Assistance re-entering the workplace

Why CHESS Connect?

CHESS Connect have been working with local people living with disability for over 20 years. We treat you as an individual, tailoring support to suit your unique needs and goals. As a Registered NDIS Service Provider you can be assured that we provide the highest standard of professional and ethical service.

CHESS Connect – We Connect with Community, We Connect with Business, We Connect with People.