You can access a range of professional, reliable and caring individual support and group activities at Uniting Communities, as well as grants to support your independence. We can also support you if you come into contact with the criminal justice system.

 

In-home and community-based support – Take Five

Take Five supports people in Adelaide living with disability, as well as provides respite for carers. We will work with you to meet your needs and support your goals.

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Communication Partner Service

From 1 March 2020, the Attorney-General’s Department is managing a new service to replace the Communication Partner Service that was operated by Uniting Communities until 29 February 2020.

A free downloadable resource ‘Working Through Communication Barriers’ has been compiled by the Communication Partner Service to assist with supporting people within the criminal justice sector.

Please click below to find out more about the new service provision:
For victims and witnesses
For suspects and defendants

If an adult or child with complex communication needs is involved with the criminal justice system, we can provide support to assist them to fully participate in the legal process.

The Communication Partner Service supports people to communicate the best and most accurate account of their evidence.

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Support for people in residential facilities

A Supported Residential Facility provides accommodation and personal care services for people who have special needs, an intellectual disability and/or a mental illness.

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Grants for people with a disability – Joseph Seridis Trust Fund

The Joseph Seridis Trust Fund provides grants to South Australians of all ages who are living with a physical or intellectual disability. Established in memory of Joseph Seridis in acknowledgement of the support he received through Disability Services within Uniting Communities, the grants can be used for equipment to enhance recipients’ daily living and independence, or support to enjoy a holiday.

If you or someone you love could benefit from a grant, please email us. We can answer your questions and guide you through the application process.