Community Options and Living
Community Options and Living is a division of ASTERIA, offering services to anyone with a current NDIS plan in Central Goldfields Shire and City of Greater Bendigo.
ASTERIA provides support to participants with behaviour support plans, complex care requirements and personal care needs, all in a safe friendly environment.
ASTERIA strives for quality care and welcomes feedback to continually improve services.
Free call reception (all enquiries): 1800 001 992
Email for all enquiries: email@example.com
My choice is about being me!
Supports are tailored to individual needs and goals, and can be used to:
Programs of Support
Programs of support are outcome focused, provided over 12 weeks, in a group setting and catered to adult learning.
With centres in both Bendigo and Maryborough, participants have regular access to the community.
Programs are facilitated by dedicated support staff to help gain independence whilst engaging with others in fun and enjoyable activities.
Maryborough 9:30am - 3:30pm
Monday - Cooking
Tuesday - Craft & Create
Wednesday - Gardening
Thursday - Making Music
Friday - Functional Fitness
Bendigo 9am - 3pm
Monday - Cooking
Tuesday - Craft & Create
Friday Yoga & Wellness
Social Groups (Maryborough only)
Do you enjoy going to the movies, or going out for a meal with your friends? Sign up for our Social Groups!
Social groups are a great way to meet new people, try a different cuisine, and see the latest movies.
ASTERIA offers a range of great programs and support to promote friendships and connections with peers the same age and with similar interests.
Did you know?
Companionship and community involvement can play a vital role in our overall health and
Short Term Accommodation
ASTERIA provides Short Term Accommodation housing to children and
adults, based in Maryborough and Bendigo. Participants can stay at our high quality disability housing for up to 14 days and can be shared with a group or an individual stay.
ASTERIA homes range in accessibility requirements and provide fully trained support staff to provide assistance with medication administration, skill building and personal care. Staff can assist with
meal preparation and cooking (catering to dietary requirements).
Short Term Accommodation housing is used for:
Enquiries for regular bookings are welcome.
Medium Term Accommodation
ASTERIA understands life happens and you may require a ‘one off’ medium term accommodation to assist with your current living arrangements. Talk to your support coordinator, local area coordinator or planner, and they will assist you to complete a home and living support request, and once approved, ASTERIA can consider the request based on availability.
ASTERIA has years of experience in assisting participants with transitioning into new living arrangements to ensure you can live comfortably and independently in a safe and nurturing environment.
Medium Term Accommodation is usually funded for up to 90 days and does not include day-to-day living costs like food, internet or utilities. It also does not include any personal care supports, or other in home supports.
Other disability supports will be funded separately if you need them whilst you stay in Medium Term Accommodation.
Supported Independent Living (SIL)
Supported Independent Living is a type of NDIS in home support, for people with high support needs, requiring significant
amount of help throughout the day and 24/7 care. Supported Independent Living refers to the on-site support services you receive to help you live independently.
ASTERIA can provide assistance with your daily living and personal care tasks, assisting with skill development, so you can maximise your independence.
Skilled support staff will provide in home assistance with household tasks such as cooking, cleaning, showering, dressing and
ASTERIA will work with you to achieve your goals, and assist you to live the life you want in a friendly and supportive environment. It is important that you are involved in the household decisions making process and that you feel supported and heard throughout the decision making
Enquire about SIL vacancies now.