Local Area Coordination and Early Childhood Intervention

Local Area Coordination and Early Childhood Intervention

NDIS

Baptcare provides NDIS Local Area Coordination

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is changing how disability services are provided to Australians with a significant and permanent disability. Baptcare is proud to be an NDIS Partner in the Community provider, delivering Local Area Coordination in Tasmania and South Australia.

What does Local Area Coordination (LAC) involve?

Local Area Coordinators work with people who meet the NDIS access requirements, as well as referrer agencies and service providers. Put simply, we work with you to understand what is important to you and what you want to achieve from your NDIS plan.

We also work with communities to promote social inclusion and opportunities for people with a disability. We provide a range of community outreach programs, workshops and information sessions. For more information on what’s happening in your area, visit and ‘like’ our Facebook page.

BPT6748_LAC_WEB PAGE_MIDDLE GRAPHIC0102030405Discuss your needs & goals Review your plan Create your plan Put your planinto action Access information & link up with services that meet your needs What support will you receive through LAC?In our LAC role, we support you to understand, navigate and access the NDIS.Northern AreasOrroroo/CarrietonPeterboroughPort Pirie City and DistsYorke PeninsulaEastern AdelaideAdelaideBurnsideCampbelltownNorwood Payneham & St PetersProspectUnleyWalkervilleWestern AdelaideCharles SturtWest TorrensTasmaniaHobartHounvilleKingboroughGlenorchyLauncestonWest Tamar North MidlandsGeorgetownDorset Break O’DayFlinders IslandSouth AustraliaYorke & Mid NorthBarunga WestClare and Gilbert ValleysCopper CoastGoyderMount RemarkableWhere can you access our LAC support?We currently provide Local Area Coordination in:

Who is eligible?

To be eligible for the NDIS, you must be under the age of 65, an Australian resident and live in an area where the NDIS is available. To check your eligibility, visit the NDIS access checklist, or call Baptcare on 13 BAPTCARE (13 22 78).

Work with us in South Australia

South Australia Local Area Coordination: 1800 290 555

Early Childhood Early Intervention services (Tasmania only)

The Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) approach is how the NDIS is supporting children with a disability from 0–6 years of age. This approach assists children with a disability, their families and carers to get the right supports, at the right time, for the right length of time.Baptcare is an NDIA partner for the delivery of ECEI services in Tasmania. More information about ECEI can be found here.

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