We support you to reach your goals . . .

Skill Development, Mentoring &
Access to Employment

WHAT WE DO

We support you in many ways.

— Our Services

Ignite Community Network promotes a person-centred approach to ensure that the person with a disability is in control of decision making in relation to goals, service delivery and the team that will deliver services. Ignite Community Network will establish a family network as a vehicle to promote a person-centred approach. Ignite Community Network will provide services within the individual’s tenancy or where the person is sharing with another person. Support Workers will be employed in line with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award and the Disability Support Workers Award. 

01.

— Independent Living

Ignite Community Network promotes a person-centred approach to ensure that the person with a disability is in control of decision making in relation to goals, service delivery and the team that will deliver services. Ignite Community Network will establish a family network as a vehicle to promote a person-centred approach. Ignite Community Network will provide services within the individual’s tenancy or where the person is sharing with another person.

Support Workers will be employed in line with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award and the Disability Support Workers Award. 

02.

— Mentor Support

Ignite Community Network will support individuals to access the community, participate in activities and social groups. The mentor will work with the individual to identify key goals and develop strategies together.

Activities that Ignite Community Network will provide include:

  • Support to access the community
  • Support to facilitate/achieve health, wellbeing and fitness goals
  • Support to participate in mainstream recreational activities
  • Support to pursue hobbies and interests
  • Support to build and maintain relationships
  • Support to introduce the individual to new social experiences
03.

— Skill Development

Ignite Community Network will support individuals to develop key life skills. The mentor will work with the individual to identify key goals and develop strategies together.

Ignite Community Network will support the individual to develop skills including but not limited to the following:

  • Budgeting
  • Obtaining a driver’s permit
  • Cooking
  • Domestic tasks
  • Transport training
  • Booking activities and events
04.

— Access to Employment

Ignite Community Network will support individuals to develop skills to identify and participate in economic activities.

Strategies include:

  • Vocational skills development
  • Voluntary activities
  • Employment support/coordination/ workplace orientation (time limited)
05.

— Transition & Support Planning

Ignite Community Network will facilitate services to respond to an unexpected event,crisis, life stage transition, interface with mainstream services as well as developing capacity and resilience strategies.

Activities that ICN will provide are:

  • Transition from secondary school (where a complex situation emerges)
  • Support to maintain employment (where complex situations arise)
  • Support to navigate mainstream services e.g. justice system, child protection
  • Support to advocate and coordinate issues associated with tenancy
  • Coordination of unexpected crisis situations
  • Coordination of behaviour and medical supports 
  • Coordination/planning of changes to current care arrangements
06.

— Respite

Ignite Community Network will support the parent or guardian in their caring role. Activities that Ignite Community Network will provide include activities identified within the following Services:

  • Mentor Support
  • Daily Living
  • Skill Development
  • Access to employment

CONTACT US TODAY &
FIND OUT HOW WE CAN HELP YOU

0412 521 523