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Accommodation Services

Living in the home

Encompass Community Services provides support services based in accommodation.

Our accommodation team use person-centered active support to encourage residents to develop daily living skills that enhance independence and participate in the local community.

Encompass have two accommodation houses in Grovedale area and were recently approached by three families to provide support to their daughters, who wish to move out and live independently together in Torquay. This house was opened in February 2019.

One of the houses has a dog named Tucker, who was requested by the residents and has been welcomed into the group with open arms.

These services are long-term, shared supported accommodation services across Geelong and the Surf Coast. They are set up to be secure, comfy and homelike, giving as much independence as possible.

Torquay accommodation is a newly built house with 3 bedrooms and one staffroom that opened in July 2020.
Encompass are currently looking for 1 participant that would like to live independently in a shared living environment with 24 hour staff support.

Two male participants currently reside in the premises. This accommodation is a supported residential house that Encompass Community Services rent.
Torquay accommodation has two lounge, kitchen and dining area, one bathroom and two toilets that are shared by all residents.
Torquay accommodation will have a staff area comprising staffroom. The accommodation is fully secured with locked doors to all entries/exit. There are a total of 3 of bedrooms and one staffroom. It has 2 bathrooms and also two living areas.
Each resident living will have separate bedrooms, each resident is able to shut his/her bedroom door when she/he requires.
Each bedroom has built in robes for personal belongings. The alfresco area has one small step going down from the house and is concreted around to the washing line.

Room Information
Built in robes, ducted air conditioning & heating in room etc.

Location, proximity amenities
Public transport bus/tram stops close by and the nearest parks is Banyul-Warri soccer ovals.
Within walking distances to the Dunes Village and Woolworths.
Features of the current support model.
On site day and night sleepover support.
Sleepover support 24 hours.

Factors to consider if you are interested in applying
• The applicant is aged 18 years or over.
• The applicant is eligible for and is able to secure an appropriate level of NDIS funding.
• Building type for this house is a private rental.
• The applicant has the financial means to pay rent and the residential charge and is prepared to sign (or for a representative to sign) a residential agreement.

For all enquiries or to obtain an application form please contact:
Tess Dolman
Accommodation Manager
Encompass Community Services
tess@encompass-cs.org.au
Ph: 5243 2894