Assistance with Travel and Transport

Effortless mobility and accessibility with Faithworks

NDIS Travel and Transport Assistance in Kew and South East Melbourne

One of the important aspects of living an independent life is the ability to travel freely. Being able to attend various appointments, run different errands or simply visit friends and family adds to quality of life. Keeping this in mind, the NDIS Transport Assistance helps individuals with disabilities overcome mobility challenges. Participants receive help with travel and transport which ensures that everything they require is within arm’s reach.

If you or your loved one requires such assistance, we can help. Faithworks Care Services is a trusted NDIS provider in Kew and South East Melbourne. One of the many support programs we offer is travel and transport assistance. We have trained support workers who can accompany participants to their appointments using public or personal transport. Furthermore, we also help individuals learn about public transportation systems, which improves their independence.

What Types of Travel Are Covered by NDIS Travel Assistance?

NDIS disability transportation services are designed with a holistic approach in mind. While the immediate goal is to help participants travel safely to their appointments, it also focuses on empowering them. Support workers also help these individuals access various forms of transport and learn to use them. NDIS Travel and Transport Assistance generally cover the following:

At Faithworks Care Services, we understand the significance of accessible travel solutions. Here’s how our service makes a difference:

  • Learning to Use Public Transport: We provide guidance and support to individuals to help them learn how to navigate public transport systems confidently. This skill opens up opportunities for them to travel autonomously.
  • Grocery Shopping with Support Workers: Our service includes assistance with grocery shopping. Accompanied by dedicated support workers, individuals can shop for groceries efficiently and comfortably.
  • Visiting Parks or Libraries: We facilitate trips to parks and libraries which ensures recreational activities and educational experiences for participants. These outings promote social engagement and overall well-being.
  • Driving Skill Development: Participants who wish to acquire or retain their driver’s licences will receive assistance for driving lessons and evaluations. It also covers the use of adaptive equipment if required.
  • Community Engagement: The assistance provided by our NDIS disability transportation services also fosters community involvement. Participants can actively partake in social gatherings and events, improving their quality of life.

NDIS will shoulder the expenses linked to public transport modes like buses, trams, trains, and ferries. This facilitates a participant’s commute to the workplace, medical appointments, or social engagements.NDIS Travel and Transport Assistance usually covers the following costs:

  • Taxi fares
  • Public transport fares
  • Rideshare fees
  • Vehicle modifications
  • Transport to work or education
  • Assistive technology transport

The Benefits Of Our NDIS Transport Support

NDIS transport providers offer a host of benefits through their support program. As an NDIS participant, this not only builds confidence but opens a world of possibilities. Some of the advantages are:

  • Increased independence
  • Improved accessibility
  • Personalised transport solutions
  • Social inclusion and community engagement
  • Improved health and well-being
  • Better education and employment opportunities
  • Personal growth

Who is Eligible for NDIS Assistance with Travel and Transport?

NDIS Transport Assistance is available to all NDIS participants who meet the criteria. Based on your disability and how it impacts your mobility, you will be considered for NDIS transport and travel support. It is also important that the travel support aligns with your goals and improves your independence.

Depending on your disability and requirement, you are eligible to receive 3 levels of support, namely:

  • Level 1: Basic support for travelling to and from appointments.
  • Level 2: Support for participants to improve transportation skills and independence.
  • Level 3: Meant for individuals with specialised support needs like wheelchair ramps.
Why Choose Faithworks Care Services for Travel and Transport?

Faithworks Care Services is one of the leading NDIS transport providers in Kew and South East Melbourne. We are committed to improving the quality of life and independence of our clients. This dedication to professionalism, compassion and quality care is what sets us apart. For the best NDIS support services that always prioritise your needs, call us on 1800 835 118 or email us at [email protected].

Frequently Asked Questions About NDIS Travel and Transport

You need to be a registered NDIS participant to apply for NDIS travel assistance. If you are already registered, you can contact your service provider or plan manager to start the process.

You can manage your NDIS funding for travel and transport by speaking to your plan manager. They can help you identify your requirements and goals before creating a personalised support plan. For more details, you can talk to our team today.

Yes, you have full control over who your NDIS transportation provider is. This is part of the NDIS’ goal to give participants the freedom to choose service providers that align with their requirements.

The NDIS funding for transport assistance can be used to pay for taxis and other ride-sharing options. If you have any doubts, you can get in touch with us and have your concerns cleared.

Depending on the nature and reasons for your travel, the NDIS will pay for your travel expenses. This includes trips to your service provider, community participation and other tasks like grocery runs.

How It Works

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Step 1

Consultation & Assessment

Our first step is to assess your needs and determine what kind of support you require.

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Step 2

Develop a Care Plan

Based on our assessment, we'll develop a customised service plan that meets your specific needs and preferences.

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Step 3

Receive Care & Support

Our team of skilled and compassionate caregivers will start providing care to you.

We believe in providing compassionate care that inspires hope and empowers individuals to thrive