How are the roles funded?

Disability Advocate

Funded variously by state and federal government programs as a free service for people with disability.

Support Coordinator

Funded by participant plans (only plans with a Support Coordination budget can access a Support Coordinator). They may be sole traders or work within disability  service provider organisations.

Local Area Coordinator

Funded community partners through NDIS contracts for all people with  disability – not just NDIS participants.