Supported Independent Living (SIL)

With our range of SIL vacancies, we can help find your new home sweet home. Plus, we’ll give you a hand with day-to-day tasks, too!

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What is Supported Independent Living (SIL)?

Supported Independent Living (SIL) is an NDIS support that you can receive in your home It’s available 24 hours a day and can be shared with other housemates. It includes help with everyday tasks like cleaning, cooking and personal care. 

You can live on your own or with other people with a disability. SIL gives you the chance to meet new friends, become more independent, and enjoy a whole new lifestyle. 

Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) is assessed and funded separately to SIL.

SIL at Aruma

Aruma can help you find a home to call your own if you are looking for one. We can even help match you to the right flatmates too!  

You’ll get a dedicated Customer Engagement Manager to make it easy and guide you every step of the way. 

Already got a place to live? Great! We can provide all the in-home supports you need. 

Here’s what you need to know about our Supported Independent Living (SIL) services.

What support will Aruma provide me?

Once you’ve found your new home, we can give you the support you need to live there.   

From day-to-day tasks to build your skills right through to overnight support, we’ve got you covered. 

  • Cleaning and laundry
  • Nutrition and cooking
  • Personal care such as showering and dressing
  • Going to appointments
  • Taking medication
  • Taking up a hobby
  • Learning to catch public transport

Will I be included in household decisions?

Yes! All our customers are part of the household routines and decisions.

This can be done in different ways depending what each household prefers. As an example, in some houses, the housemates choose to sit down for a meeting each week to make decisions about their home.

What type of properties does Aruma offer?

You can choose from a wide range of comfortable and secure shared homes.

We will work with you to find something that’s just right.

Who will I be living with?

We know it’s important that people click and get along. 

We’ll work really closely to learn about who you are and what you like, to match you with the right housemates!   

Before you move in, we’ll even organise several ‘meet and greets’ so you can check out who you’ll be living with. As well as get to meet the Aruma team who will be supporting you.  

So when the time comes, you’ll already feel right at home! And, if it’s not the right fit, we work with you to find one that is!

Do you provide Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA)?

We have a wide range of properties for people with very high support needs. Find out more about Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA).

NDIS Support Categories

Supported Independent Living

Supported Independent Living is funded under Core Supports – Assistance with Daily Life in your NDIS plan.

The NDIS does not fund the cost of rent, board, transport, and other day-to-day expenses such as food and activities.

Please note: We bill in line with the NDIS Price Guide, which generally increases annually.