Introduction

Northern Support Services (NSS) for people with disabilities is a non-profit community organisation created by people with a disability and their families in the 1940’s.

We deliver a broad range of services to people with disabilities and their families in the northern region of Melbourne.

CURRENT SERVICES OFFERED AT NSS

DAY PROGRAMS

  • VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING
    This program focuses on skill development, community participation, and health & well being programs for people over 18 years. As a  (RTO) Registerd Training Organisation we deliver a range of accredited and non accredited courses  » more
  • OPTIONS FOR OLDER PEOPLE
    Is a program that offers opportunities for clients to build and maintain social & friend networks. We also focus on skill maintenance, community access and health & well being programs that is held in a variety of settings including NSS facilities, in the broader community and from the persons home. » more
  • TRAININGWORX
    Industry based training program » more

INDIVIDUAL SERVICE PROVISION

  • RESPITE
    NSS respite program provide breaks for families and other unpaid care givers of adults with an intellectual disability in order to support and maintain the care giving relationship.  » more
  • RECREATION PROGRAM
    After school hours activities for people aged between 12 -18 involved in recreational, leisure, sporting and entertainment opportunities.
  • OUTREACH
    Supporting people to achieve goals and live in an inclusive community

ACCOMMODATION

  • SHARED
    Supported accommodation service for adults
  • KEY RING
    A connected community housing model
  • MY PLACE
    We offer support investigating effective housing models for independent living

NSS is experienced in service delivery in a range of community settings including, recreation and fitness centres, neighbourhood houses, TAFE, colleges, commercial business settings and specialist service providers thereby maximising flexibility and choice, community connectedness and inclusive lifestyles.