aerial view showing the large house surrounded by a well established garden and secure fence.
Large living space with L-shaped lounge chair, massage armchair with grey carpet, large window.
Spacious loungeroom with easy chairs and couch on grey carpet facing wall mounted TV.  Room has sliding door to access backyard.
Open plan dining room on hard wood flooring, overlooking kitchen.
Doncaster East, VIC

Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) design category ‘Fully Accessible’ located in Doncaster East, VIC.

This spacious single-story home is filled with natural light from large, picturesque windows. It’s located in a quiet neighbourhood surrounded by bird-attracting native trees, yet close to The Pines and Westfield Doncaster Shopping Centre.

Inside, you’ll find an open lounge and meals area, along with two additional living spaces, providing plenty of room for residents to spread out. The undercover outdoor patio, overlooking lush gardens, is perfect for relaxation and recreation.

We are looking for an outgoing, mature person who enjoys an active and social home environment, with support readily available, to live with four other housemates.

Room information

One vacant room with built in wardrobe, heating and cooling.

House information

This modern single-story home features:

• Five bedrooms, each with built-in wardrobes.

• A fully equipped kitchen with ample bench space.

• Two bathrooms with stepless showers and grab rails, plus two toilets (one separate from the bathroom).

• An open-plan lounge and dining area, along with two separate living areas.

• An internal laundry with washer and dryer.

• A lovely, well-maintained backyard with an undercover patio.


A mix of one female and 3 male residents in their early 60s, all with fun and happy attitudes. They are an active group with a range of interests and enjoy participating in social and community day program.

Location information

Doncaster East is a vibrant suburb located approximately 20 kilometres east of Melbourne's central business district. The area is well-serviced by public transport, with numerous bus routes providing easy access to the city and surrounding suburbs. The Eastern Freeway also offers a convenient route for drivers heading into Melbourne.

The suburb boasts a variety of amenities, including The Pines Shopping Centre and Westfield Doncaster, which feature a wide range of shops, cafes, and restaurants. Medical facilities are readily available, with several clinics and the nearby Box Hill Hospital.

Local attractions include the beautiful Ruffey Lake Park, offering extensive walking trails, picnic areas, and playgrounds. Additionally, there are numerous community centres and sports clubs catering to various interests and activities.


This property is fully wheelchair accessible.

Current support model

This home is staffed 7 days a week with an active overnight support model. All staff have current First Aid and medication training. The SIL support team is trained and experienced in delivering high-quality independent living supports.

Regular household safety checks are conducted to ensure a safe living environment.

Factors to consider when applying

Life Without Barriers will conduct a screening and suitability assessment to ensure housemates are compatible.

  • You are aged 18 years or over.

  • You are eligible for, and able to secure, an appropriate level of NDIS Supported Independent Living (SIL) and Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) funding.

  • You have the financial means to pay rent and utilities and are prepared to sign (or for a representative to sign) a service and accommodation agreement.

  • SDA information: Design category 'Fully Accessible'.

The property is owned by the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing with staff support provided by Life Without Barriers.

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