With the support of our partners, Identitywa is building a community in which people with disability and their families lead fulfilled lives.
Catholic Super is an Australian superannuation fund currently managing $7.3 billion (Fund Value as at 30 June 2016) on behalf of over 73,000 members and over 14,000 employers. Established in 1971, Catholic Super offers superannuation for the employed and the self-employed, including complete financial planning services, insurance and pensions.
Centacare Employment and Training WA is a not-for-profit, registered training organisation, (RTO), established in 1976. We are an agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Perth, however, our services are available to any member of the community without prejudice or discrimination
Disability Services Commission
The Disability Services Commission (DSC) is the State Government agency responsible for advancing opportunities, community participation and quality of life for people with disability. The DSC provides a range of direct services and also funds non-government agencies to provide supports to people with disability, their families and carers. Identitywa appreciates the support the DSC provides to our children and adult services.
Home and Community Care
The Department of Health’s Home and Community Care (HACC) program supports people with disability and their carers to continue living independently at home. Identitywa is fortunate in having its In-Home Respite program supported through HACC.
La Trobe University
Identitywa is participating in a research study: Embedding Active Support & Practice Leadership. The overarching aim of the study is to improve the quality of life of people with intellectual disability.
Lifelink was established by the Catholic Archdiocese of Perth to assist Church-based social service agencies in reaching out to West Australian’s in need. Identitywa gratefully receives ongoing financial and promotional support from Lifelink.
Lotterywest enhances the well-being of West Australians through the proceeds of its Lottery games. The biggest winners are State health services, sporting organisations, arts and cultural groups and thousands of charities and community groups. Through the generosity of Lotterywest, Identitywa has been able to make improvements to the quality of its service delivery.
National Disability Services
National Disability Services (NDS) is the peak Australian body for non-government disability services. As a Member of NDS, Identitywa benefits from the support NDS provides through the provision of information, representation and policy advice.
Therapy Focus provides therapy and support services to WA children and young people. Since incorporation as a not-for-profit in 1998, Therapy Focus has become WA’s largest non-Government disability therapy provider, working closely with families, schools, carers and the community to improve quality of life for thousands of children with a disability or learning disadvantage. Through therapy, community engagement and education and a sound infrastructure supporting staff, Therapy Focus is dedicated to helping children grow.
The Channel 7 Telethon Trust is dedicated to raising funds to support the medical and social welfare of West Australian children and young people, and to fund research into children’s diseases. Telethon’s generosity has assisted identitywa in improving its Children’s Respite facilities.
Western Australia’s Individualised Services
Western Australia’s Individualised Services (WAIS) is committed to influencing and developing innovative, individualised, self-directed supports and services. As a Member of WAIS, Identitywa is part of a ‘community of practice’ which WAIS is building through strategic partnerships.
Western Australian Council of Social Services
The Western Australian Council of Social Services (WACOSS) is the peak body for the social service sector in WA, and is committed to creating a socially just and sustainable society for all West Australians. As a member, Identitywa benefits from WACOSS’s efforts to develop and strengthen the non-government community services sector’s capacity to assist all Western Australians.