Supported living

If you want to move into your own home and live independently – we can support you through our Supported Living services.

We can assist you to develop goals and a plan that will meet your goals and aspirations to live in a home of your own, either by yourself or with others. As part of the plan we can also support you to increase your independence and ensure that you are in control of your life.

Support we can offer you

Learning skills for everyday living

  • Making choices and decisions
  • Managing your money, planning what you are going to eat, shopping and cooking
  • Keeping your home clean and tidy
  • Using public transport, like the bus and the train
  • Working through difficult problems
  • Keeping yourself safe and knowing what to do in an emergency

Doing things in your community

  • Finding out what’s in your community, how to join in and meet new people
  • Thinking about the fun things you would like to try out to see if you enjoy them
  • Belonging to groups, like a walking group, or an arts groups
  • Doing something important to you, like learning something new, helping others, paid work or voluntary work

Family, friends and other people to support you

  • Keeping  in contact with your family and friends
  • Making friends and interacting with other people in your community
  • Being part of groups you choose, such as a church, craft or cultural group

Contact us

If you are interested in the Supported Living service, contact your local branch of CCS Disability Action.

(Please note: referrals to our Supported Living service need to be made by NASC. If you live in the Bay of Plenty, this is through SupportNet. If you live in Waikato area, this is DSL)