Northern Support Services (NSS) for people with disabilities is a non-profit community organisation created by people with a disability and their families in the 1940’s.
We deliver a broad range of services to people with disabilities and their families in the northern region of Melbourne.
CURRENT SERVICES OFFERED AT NSS
VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING
This program focuses on skill development, community participation, and health & well being programs for people over 18 years. As a (RTO) Registerd Training Organisation we deliver a range of accredited and non accredited courses » more
OPTIONS FOR OLDER PEOPLE
Is a program that offers opportunities for clients to build and maintain social & friend networks. We also focus on skill maintenance, community access and health & well being programs that is held in a variety of settings including NSS facilities, in the broader community and from the persons home. » more
Industry based training program
INDIVIDUAL SERVICE PROVISION
NSS respite program provide breaks for families and other unpaid care givers of adults with an intellectual disability in order to support and maintain the care giving relationship.
After school hours activities for people aged between 12 -18 involved in recreational, leisure, sporting and entertainment opportunities.
Supporting people to achieve goals and live in an inclusive community
Supported accommodation service for adults
A connected community housing model
We offer support investigating effective housing models for independent living
NSS is experienced in service delivery in a range of community settings including, recreation and fitness centres, neighbourhood houses, TAFE, colleges, commercial business settings and specialist service providers thereby maximising flexibility and choice, community connectedness and inclusive lifestyles.