This site is a resource for staff involved in the:
- transfer of disability services
- Hunter Residences redevelopment program.
Staff will find factsheets, FAQs and other resources that can be viewed online or printed and displayed in group homes and centres.
Resources for staff
The following dedicated pages have been set up to assist staff from:
Where to go for more information?
If you have any questions, please speak to your manager or email HRDisabilityOperations@facs.nsw.gov.au
If you find that you need additional support during this time, we encourage you to contact the free and confidential Employee Assistance Program on 1300 687 327.
Transfer of services for people over 65 years
People with disability who are 65 years and over and receiving disability services from the NSW Government will be supported through the Commonwealth Continuity of Support (CoS) program. For more information visit, the CoS program page.
District and/or service
New provider / employer
Home Care Service, including Aboriginal Home Care
20 February 2016
NSW clinical and allied health services including case management, psychology, occupational therapy and speech pathology.
28 July 2017
Group homes and respite services in Western NSW and the Far West.
3 September 2017
Group homes, respite and in-home support services in the Mid North Coast.
5 September 2017
Group homes, respite services and in-home support services in New England, Northern NSW, Sydney, Illawarra Shoalhaven and Southern NSW.
5 October 2017
Group homes and respite services in South West Sydney, Western Sydney and Murrumbidgee.
3 November 2017
Group homes, respite and in-home support services in the Hunter.
30 November 2017
The Norton Road Specialist Supported Living centre (SSL) and the SSL group homes at Dundas, Guildford, Kellyville, Llandilo and Wentworthville.
22 February 2018
Group homes and respite services on the Central Coast and in the Nepean and Blue Mountains district.
22 February 2018
Group homes and respite services in Northern Sydney.
8 March 2018
The Mountview SSL group homes and the Temporary Care Unit (respite services) in Balgownie, Wollongong.
28 June 2018
|Summer Hill Supported Living Centre (SSL)||Achieve Australia||1 November 2018|
|Community Justice and Integrated Services Accommodation Services||Disability Services Australia||13 December 2018|
Hunter Residence Program – redevelopment and transfers to community living
Aug 2019 – September 2020