Valued Independent People Inc

Acronym: 
VIPEOPLE

Valued Independent People provides a flexible, home and neighbourhood, daytime occupation community access and participation service to people with a disability according to their needs. We also provide occasional emergency respite for consumers.We provide an intensive Alternative to Employment services to adults who live either at home with families or in hostels, according to individual needs. Activities include community access eg newspaper deliveries, horseriding, bowling, shopping, dining out, movies, picnics, swimming, library or centre based eg craft activities, music, cooking, exercise, independent living skills, sensory stimulation. The organisation is funded by the state government, managed by an independent Board of Management and staffed by 'Facilitators' or Carers, some of whom are 'Social Trainers' ie with a Human Services qualification.

We have service centres at:
15 Chessell Dr  Duncraig WA 6023    
49 Templeton Cres Girrawheen
107 Hillsborough Dr Nollamara 
Hamersley Community centre - arts & crafts area - Belvedere Rd Hamersley

Contact
Contact name: 
Margaret Walsh
Manager
Phone 1: 
(08) 9203 7500
Fax: 
(08) 9203 7511
Address
Postal Address: 
15 Chessell Drive
Duncraig
6023
Access
Access facilities: 
Wheelchair access, accessible toilet, accessible shower- 2 centres (Girrawheen and Nollamara), accessible vehicles
Opening hours: 
8.30am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday, and after hours respite according to funding available
Disabilities: 
Physical disabilities, intellectual disabilities
Activities: 
Recreation, leisure activities
Service details
Fees: 
Minimal fee for service, plus token fee for transport
Area: 
North west metropolitan Perth
Clients: 
People with high support needs and/or intellectual or physical disabilities
Funding: 
State government (Disability Services Commission), fees, fundraising, and Lotteries Commission
Publications: 
Nil
Resources: 
Information, referrals, advocacy, respite, recreation programs

Disclaimer

Nican highly recommends contacting accommodation facilities prior to booking to ensure they meet your specific requirements. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information on our website as we are unable to verify all information supplied to us.