transfer of disability services in VICTORIA

We're looking forward to partnering with participants, families and DHHS staff in the transfer of services from the Victorian Government to Life Without Barriers in 2019.

About the transfer

The Victorian Government is transferring Support Independent Living (SIL or Group Accommodation) programs and Short Term Accommodation and Assistance (STAA or Respite) services in a number of locations in Greater Melbourne to Life Without Barriers from 2019.

Participants & Families

We are looking forward to meeting you and learning more about you and your family. We will be at DHHS Meet and Greet Sessions.


We want to ensure you feel welcomed and excited about working with us. We will be working closely with DHHS and communicating with you regularly so you are comfortable about your role in the transfer.

Locations of the transfer

These are the suburbs in the Greater Melbourne area in which Supported Independent Living (SIL) and Short Term Accommodation and Assistance (STAA) will transfer to Life Without Barriers.

Ashwood Balaclava Bentleigh Bentleigh East Blackburn Blackburn North Blackburn South Box Hill North Box Hill South Brighton East Bundoora Burwood Burwood East Chadstone Clarinda Clayton Clayton South Doncaster Doncaster East Elsternwick Eltham Elwood Epping Lalor Forest Hill Glen Waverley Glenhuntly Greensborough Hampton Hampton East Macleod Malvern East Mill Park Mitcham Mont Albert North Montmorency Moorabbin Mount Waverley Mulgrave Notting Hill Nunawading Oakleigh East Ormond Plenty Ringwood North St Kilda East Templestowe Vermont South Watsonia

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Our social purpose and values

Our values guide the way we deliver our services and this is the behaviour you should see from us everyday.


We build relationships

We are Imaginative

We are people people. Relationships come first. Listening helps us understand.


We are Imaginative

We are Imaginative

We are imaginative in our thinking and open to new ideas and ways of doing things.


We are respectful

We are respectful

We are respectful and caring in our dealings. We see the big picture but never lose sight of the detail. We welcome diversity.


We are responsive

We are responsive

We are responsive to needs, determined to get things done and do them well.


We are courageous

We are courageous

We are courageous in our convictions. We stand up for what we believe in.

About us

Life Without Barriers is one of Australia’s largest national providers of disability services and a registered NDIS provider.

We work with people with disability, their families and carers, to ensure the best support is available and based on each person’s unique circumstances. This includes working in partnership with supporters, advocates, government, the private sector and communities to improve the lives of people we support. We have supported more than 2,000 people to transfer to the NDIS and have a lot of experience working with people with high and complex needs.

Visit our National website to find out more about us