Accommodation

Let's talk

Cara's Customer Engagement Team is here for you.

Phone 08 8347 4588

Email contact@cara.org.au

 

What is it?

Accommodation is your home. The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) calls it Supported Independent Living.

 

How does it work?

Cara can work with you to find the right Supported Independent Living space for you.

The actual house or apartment is provided by Housing SA, private landlords and a number of community housing associations, including Access 2 Place, Unity Housing, Julia Farr Housing and Bedford.

You, as the tenant, sign the rental agreement with the housing provider. Cara provides the staff to support you.

 

Cara supports people living in spaces like:

 

Traditional share houses, or group homes 

A new brick home with a rendered front wall, garden beds with trees and gate at the side. Image credit: Rossdale Homes.

You share a house with other people who also have disabilities. You have your own room and sometimes your own bathroom. You share living spaces and outdoor areas.  There is a staff bedroom in the house, too.

Image credit: Rossdale Homes

 

Cluster site accommodation

A group of units viewed from the street. They are charcoal brick with green trees out the front.

This is a group of units on one site. You have your own unit with your own bedroom, kitchen, bathroom and courtyard or backyard. There is a staff unit on the same site.

 

Concierge apartments

The Woodville West apartments shown at dusk, viewed from across the road. Image credit: Renewal SA.

These are a number of apartments dotted throughout a new block at Woodville West. Cara has a “concierge” apartment in the same building and concierge staff can support you remotely to control the lights, air conditioner and open the apartment door if you wish.

Image credit: Renewal SA

 

Click here to watch a video about Cara’s concierge service at Woodville West

 

Cara can also work with you if you have or are buying your own property or to help find housemates if you have room in your family home. Cara supports children and adults with Supported Independent Living across Adelaide and all over South Australia.  

 

Want to know more?

Please contact one of our Customer Engagement Team on:

Email: contact@cara.org.au
Telephone: 08 8347 4588

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