Skip to main content

New Accommodation in Warnervale NSW for People with a Disability

  • Synopsis: Published: 2011-02-10 - A new accommodation service for young people with disabilities was officially opened at Warnervale by Minister for Disability Services. For further information pertaining to this article contact: Department of aging, Disability and Home Care.

Main Document

A new accommodation service for young people with a disability was officially opened at Warnervale today by the Minister for Disability Services, Peter Primrose, and the Member for Wyong, David Harris.

Mr Primrose said the house would provide a new home for five young men who have complex support needs.

"This is the first stage in the site's development. A second house will be built to adjoin the new home and provide more accommodation," Mr Primrose said.

Mr Harris said the new home was a welcome piece of infrastructure in the region.

"I know that the families of the young residents, who are all from the Central Coast area, were keenly awaiting its completion as the residents had been in interim accommodation up until now," Mr Harris said.

"They now have their own bedrooms and recreation areas, which will make a big difference in their quality of life."

Mr Primrose said that funding for the project has allowed for a behavior support clinician to be attached to the service.

The site is owned by aging, Disability and Home Care (ADHC), however ongoing support services have been contracted to Lifestyle Solutions, one of ADHC's larger providers for specialist disability services with funding in this financial year of more than $31 million.

Mr Primrose said that the new home and support service had been developed as part of the Stronger Together, the NSW Government's 10-year $5.5 billion plan to improve and expand services for people with a disability their families and carers.

Information from our Disability News: NSW Australia section - (Full List).

Comments: We apologize but until we find a new secure & accessible comments plugin this area is not available.

     What will I receive?

Loan Information for low income singles, families, seniors and disabled. Includes home, vehicle and personal loans.

Famous People with Disabilities - Well known people with disabilities and conditions who contributed to society.

List of awareness ribbon colors and their meaning. Also see our calendar of awareness dates.

Blood Pressure Chart - What should your blood pressure be. Also see information on blood group types and compatibility.

  1. Nonprofit Disability Solutions Connects Jobseekers with Top Companies
  2. CSD Learns Awarded $75,000 Grant from Wells Fargo
  3. 2016 FBI Hate Crime Statistics
  4. People Who Experience Dry Eye Soon to Have Drug-Free Solution