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Your NDIS Journey Information Sessions

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) and local partners in the community, Latrobe Community Health Service and Link Health and Community, will be holding Your National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Journey information sessions and Early Childhood Early Intervention information sessions in the Outer Gippsland area from 12-15 August.

The NDIS commenced roll out in the Outer Gippsland area from January 2019. These Information sessions are for people with disability, family members and carers to educate and support a person through their NDIS journey.

About the Your NDIS Journey session

The session will include an informal one-hour drop-in session followed by a formal presentation and an opportunity to answer questions. The topics covered may include:

  • Overview of the NDIS
  • Accessing the NDIS and eligibility requirements
  • Preparing for your planning meeting or scheduled review meeting
  • Understanding your NDIS plan
  • Using your NDIS Plan
  • Learning about School Leaver Employment Supports
  • Accessing and using the MyPlace Participant Portal

About the Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) session

The session will provide an overview of the NDIS and explain how it works from a participant perspective by:

  • describing the pathway into the NDIS – eligibility requirements and access
  • assisting to link you with community and mainstream services and support
  • providing an opportunity for you to ask questions and have them answered by experienced staff.

Monday 12th August 2019
Quest Sale, 180-184 York Street, Bairnsdale
Session 1: 12:00pm – 3pm
Session 2: 4:00pm – 7:00pm
Session 3: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Tuesday 13th August 2019 
Bairnsdale TAFE (TAFE GIPPSLAND) 32 Main Street, Bairnsdale
Session 1: 12:00pm – 3pm
Session 2: 4:00pm – 7:00pm
Session 3: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Wednesday 14th August 2019
Orbost Library, 1 Ruskin Street, Orbost
Session 1: 11:00am – 12:00pm

Wednesday 14th August 2019
Yarram Country Club, 322-340 Commercial Road, Yarram
Session 1: 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Thursday 15th August 2019
Session 1: 12:00pm – 1:00pm Bairnsdale TAFE (TAFE GIPPSLAND) 32 Main Street, Bairnsdale
Session 2: 4:00pm – 5:00pm Quest Sale, 180-184 York Street, Sale VIC 3850

Event details

Places are limited so it is essential that people register on Eventbrite (to book click on the RSVP link).
Information is also available on the NDIS Website – Latest Events.