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DHS provides services for our existing clients or people with NDIS plans in South Australia, through:

NDIS and disability services

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) funds disability services, giving people living with a disability the choice and control over who provides their services.

Disability services provided by the Department of Human Services have been changing in response.

If you’re looking for services

Contact the NDIS or its Local Area Co-ordinators (LACs) who have offices servicing South Australia.

Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2020–2024

We have a Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP) that supports the State Disability Inclusion Plan.

Our DAIP sets out the actions we will take over the next four years to improve the accessibility and inclusiveness of our services and supports.

Disability Safeguarding Task Force

A Safeguarding Task Force was appointed by the Minister for Human Services in May 2020 to examine gaps in oversight and safeguarding for people living with disability in South Australia.

Safeguarding Task Force information

Independent Living Centre and the Continence Resource Centre

Catalyst Foundation operates the Independent Living Centre.

The website has continence information and contact points.

Locate a BlueBay (accessible parking space)

The South Australian Government through the Department of Human Services (DHS) has developed a free mobile-friendly database to help people with disability locate accessible parking spaces around South Australia.

You can search for accessible parking spaces by postcode or address, and get descriptions of accessible spaces, including if they are metered.

Email your BlueBays contributions or feedback to

Access the BlueBays database

New app coming

DHS is working to deliver a new inclusive app (Inclusive SA Action 2) to show services and facilities that are wheelchair and disability-access friendly around South Australia.

It is anticipated that the BlueBays database will evolve within this new app upon its rollout.

We plan to consult with the community as the new app continues its development, so keep checking back for updates or contact the DHS Access and Inclusion Team through the Inclusive SA ‘contact us’ page.

Page last updated : 06 Jan 2022

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