Share Care was originally established in 1982 as the “Host Family Respite Care Program”. We became an incorporated entity in 1984 and began receiving Home and Community Care (HACC) funding in 1988. We currently run over 30 programs for clients across the South-Western Sydney region.
Share Care is an authorised NDIS service provider. We are fully accredited and comply with all legal requirements for a not-for-profit organisation. Share Care Incorporated is registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC), and is endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient. Our standards for accounting and workplace health and safety practices are strictly upheld and our team reflects our community; diverse, and rich in language and culture. Share Care’s commitment to developing partnerships with community organisations and local businesses has allowed us to thrive.
At Share Care, our values inform everything we do from frontline service delivery to senior management strategy. We are strong advocates for the rights, freedoms and dignities of all people with a disability and promote these operationally through best practices and inclusive environments.
Our mission is to provide young people living with a disability the opportunity to receive supportive, engaging, meaningful support services that assist them in reaching their full potential.
Share Care delivers over 30 programs a week at our centers across South-Western Sydney to meet the needs of our clients.
Share Care runs a number of weekday programs which provide clients with the opportunity to learn new skills, participate in arts and crafts and enjoy a range of outings. These programs are tailored for individual as well as group needs and include both centre-based and community-based activities, providing social opportunities in small group settings.
After School Care provides a range of centre-based activities for school children with disabilities. Programs run during school term for primary and secondary students and focus on social interaction and activities allowing clients to unwind after the school day.
Weekend programs provide a great opportunity for clients to be socially active. In order to encourage participation, Share Care alternates between centre-based activities and excursions allowing for a variety of experiences such as swimming, bowling and rock climbing.
Vacation care operates during school holidays. The programs are for school children with low to moderate needs, providing children with a choice of centre-based activities or outings.
Share Care can support clients to live independently by supervising or providing assistance with tasks of daily life to help individuals to live as autonomously as possible. We can provide these services as in-home care or in one of our four homes where we offer supported independent living packages.
Support Coordination can help you to get the most out of your plan. Share Care’s Support Coordinators will simplify the process of NDIS plan management and can assist you to develop service agreements and create service bookings strengthening your capacity to self-direct your plans and the supports you need.