Are you prepared for the NDIS?

The NDIS is here!

Are you prepared?

You may have already been contacted about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The following dates indicate when the NDIS comes into effect in South Australia for persons aged 18 to 64 years of age:

from 1 July 2017
Playford, Salisbury, Port Adelaide Enfield (East), Barossa, Light, Lower North

from 1 October 2017
Tea Tree Gully, Limestone Coast, Murray and Mallee

from 1 January 2018
Fleurieu & Kangaroo Island, Southern Adelaide, Eyre and Western, Far North, Yorke and Mid North

from 1 April 2018
Adelaide Hills, Eastern Adelaide, Western Adelaide

Do you need help?

If you live in those areas transitioning to the NDIS on either 1 July or 1 October 2017, we strongly encourage you to make contact with scosa’s Community Services Manager, Steve Wales, who is supporting families and carers with their NDIS preparations. Steve can be contacted by calling 8347 2664 during business hours, or email

Steve can assist in discussing your needs, what should be in your NDIS plan, what to consider in preparing for your NDIS plan, and the development of a quote for scosa’s services under the NDIS. Please take this opportunity to talk to us to ensure that you are as well positioned as possible to get the best outcome from the NDIS for you or your loved one.