Autonomy and independence

15 December 2016

Life Without Barriers was pleased to officially open a purpose-built home for people living with a disability this past September.

The new home on West Street, Nowra, NSW is a five-person accommodation property, comprising one one-bedroom villa and two two-bedroom villas. 

NSW/ACT Director Operations, Roderick Best said the development is part of the NSW Government’s Ready Together program.

“Life Without Barriers has supported people with disability for 21 years and we are passionate about helping people reach their goals,” said Rod.

“With the roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme people will be able to choose their accommodation provider. We are delighted to be involved in providing living spaces that will help people with disability make improvements to their lives.”

The Hon. John Ajaka MLC, Minister for Ageing, Minister for Disability Services and Minister for Multiculturalism, who opened the purpose-built home said:  “The NSW Government is committed to ensuring that people with disability are able to maintain their independence, and actively participate in their communities. This commitment is exemplified by Ready Together, which is focused on what people with disability have told us they most want: control, flexibility, and choice in how they live their lives.”

“I commend Life Without Barriers for its contribution to this beautiful home, and its commitment to the support and empowerment of people with disabilities,” Minister Ajaka said.