Formerly House with No Steps and The Tipping Foundation

Short Term Accommodation and Assistance (STAA) at Berkeley NSW

A well-established, open-plan home in a residential area, this house is purpose-built to meet every need during your stay.

Property ID 2506-1-STAA


  • Fully accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Ceiling hoists fitted
  • Accessible bathroom

Age suitability

  • Children
  • Adults

Please note: adults and children are never accommodated at the same time in any Aruma property

Length of stay

  • Day respite
  • Overnight stay
  • Short stays

The property

This property is suitable for both children and adults (at separate times), for overnight stays.

Berkeley respite is located next to a primary school and can be a little noisy between 9am-3pm on school days.

Support can be provided 24 hours, 7 days a week. Current staff ratio is 1:2, this can increase to accommodate individual customer needs.


  • 5 bedroom house, with shared open-plan kitchen, dining and living room
  • Fully fenced with a small¬†outdoor area at the side of the house, raised garden and an undercover area
  • Large TV and DVD player
  • Built to meet disability standards: wide doorways, level access to all areas, wheelchair access and fire exits in all bedrooms, mobile customer hoists, and bathrooms fitted with high/lo spa bath and shower trolley
  • Access to the property is via a driveway down the side of our group home; there is a Mercedes sprinter with wheelchair hoist to enable customers to travel in their wheelchairs.

Nearby Facilities

  • In-house activities based on individual customer goals and interests
  • Bus stop at the end of the driveway
  • Small shopping centre nearby for groceries, chemist, etc.
  • Play area, skate park, public pool and sports club nearby
  • Larger shopping centres at Warrawong and Wollongong are 10 kilometres away
  • Short drive to Lake Illawarra, Kiama and Berry, or visit Mount Keira Lookout, Minamurra Falls, Wollongong surf beaches and harbour, or St George football stadium.
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To stay with us you must have NDIS Funding for Short Term Accommodation and Assistance (respite) or Social and Community Participation (vacations). Ask us for a quote.

Making an enquiry

We understand the commitment that comes with caring for someone with a disability, and that there may be times when you both need a break.

You can feel reassured your loved one will be in expert hands, our staff will ensure all their individual needs are met throughout their stay.

Customer service 1300 538 746