GUIDE: How will I access the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)?

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The pathway is for all eligible NSW residents:

Step 1: Contact the NDIS on 1800 800 110 to find out if you are eligible. You can also contact a service provider in your area for assistance. Use the postcode checker on ndis.nsw.gov.au to find your nearest service provider.

Step 2: If you are eligible for the NDIS, you need to think about what supports you need and who you would like to provide them.

Step 3: You will continue to receive the support you need until you move to the NDIS.

Step 4: An NDIS representative will invite you to a group session to help you get ready for the NDIS.

Step 5: An NDIS representative will set up a meeting with you to talk about your first plan. At the meeting you will talk about your life and the supports you receive now.

Step 6: The NDIA will contact you when your plan is ready and will let you know how you can use it.

Remember, this is your first plan, so you can review it later on.

Where can I get more information?

Learn more about the NDIS in NSW and check when it is available in your area at www.ndis.nsw.gov.au.

Information about NDIS eligibility and more is available at the national NDIS website: www.ndis.gov.au or by calling the NDIA on 1800 800 110.