The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) was launched in the Hunter area in July 2013 for people receiving specialist disability services. By July 2018, all eligible residents nationally will be covered by the Scheme.

The NDIS provides you with the opportunity to make choices and take control over the types of support you need to enable you to achieve your dreams and goals.

NDIS Eligibility

To check your NDIS eligibility and to see if you meet the requirements to receive funding, you can use the NDIS Access Checklist

View Checklist

This link will take you to the relevant page on the NDIS website.

Use the NDIS Conversation Starter Tool

A National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) Support Planner will determine your NDIS Support Plan and package after discussion with you and other important people in your life.

To help you prepare, NDIS has developed a Conversation Starter Tool.

This is a step-by-step guide to the conversations you need to have with those who are important to you. These conversations will help you to think through and plan the supports you need.

click here to download the conversation starter tool

This link will take you to the relevant page on the NDIS website.


Transitioning to the NDIS and wondering where to start?

If you're not sure what services and support you are entitled to, I Am Here can provide guidance.

Simply send us an email or call (02) 4965 8111 to speak to one of our caring specialists.


Click here to download a pdf of our brochure.


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