Peers talk Independent Living and Support

Our June Info Share session was all about independent living and support. Ten peers joined knowledgeable guest speakers from Housing Hub and HireUp to hear all about different ways to achieve this dream goal. We heard from members in our community about how they have gone about moving out of home, securing accessible housing, and finding supports that suit them. Thanks to Andrew, Jack and Scott who shared their successes and challenges with the group – how powerful is peer to peer sharing?!

Topics covered included supported disability accommodation (SDA), Independent Living Options (ILO), priority housing and university campus accommodation. Some of the key messages to come from this discussion is that there are different options depending on your stage in life, and preferences; that you can have a pet in an apartment; and there are others to talk with and support available to help you explore the options that might suit you. If anyone would like a copy of the notes from the session, please contact Carolyn on or 0408472510.