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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

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.

Completed transfers

District and/or service

New provider / employer

Transfer date

Home Care Service, including Aboriginal Home Care

Australian Unity

20 February 2016

NSW clinical and allied health services including case management, psychology, occupational therapy and speech pathology.

The Benevolent Society

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.

Mid North Coast Disability Services

5 September 2017

Group homes, respite services and in-home support services in New England, Northern NSW, Sydney, Illawarra Shoalhaven and Southern NSW.

House with No Steps

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.

Hunter Valley Disability Services

30 November 2017

The Norton Road Specialist Supported Living centre (SSL) and the SSL group homes at Dundas, Guildford, Kellyville, Llandilo and Wentworthville.

Achieve Australia

22 February 2018

Group homes and respite services on the Central Coast and in the Nepean and Blue Mountains district.

Life Without Barriers

22 February 2018

Group homes and respite services in Northern Sydney.

Cerebral Palsy Alliance

8 March 2018

The Mountview SSL group homes and the Temporary Care Unit (respite services) in Balgownie, Wollongong.

The Disability Trust

28 June 2018

Summer Hill Supported Living Centre (SSL)Achieve Australia1 November 2018
Community Justice and Integrated Services Accommodation ServicesDisability Services Australia13 December 2018

Hunter Residence Program – redevelopment and transfers to community living

New Horizons

Cerebral Palsy Alliance

The Disability Trust

Disability Services Australia



Aug 2019 – September 2020

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Last updated: 25 Aug 2020