Karingal provides supported, community-based accommodation as
well as overnight residential respite and independent living rental
options in the Barwon South West of Victoria and in the Mornington
My Own Place
The My Own Place project was established by Karingal in 2006 to
assist people with a disability to find suitable, long-term
private accommodation. The service is available in both Geelong and
Shared Supported Accommodation
Karingal operates several long-term, shared, supported
accommodation services in Geelong and one in Colac. Shared Support
Accommodation has been developed to provide people with a
disability with a lifestyle similar to other members of the
- Learn more about Shared
- Learn about
"Marshall", Karingal accommodation in Marshall that features a
unique configuration. It has been designed to enhance independence
and maximise opportunities for people to have choice and control
over their environment.
about "McIntyre", Karingal accommodation in East
Geelong that provides well designed and functional living
with three two bedroom units and staff unit
- Learn about
"Karroong", Karingal accommodation in Belmont providing well
designed and functional living with three interconnected two
bedroom units that have been designed to enable and enhance
independence and maximise opportunities for people to have choice
and control over their environment.
Karingal offers respite services that are available during
the day, overnight and on weekends and can include recreation and leisure options, respite in your own home or at one of Karingal's respite houses or holiday
Geelong Accommodation Project (GAP)
The Geelong Accommodation Project (GAP) is empowering people
with a disability and their families and carers to address unmet
Karingal expands to North East Melbourne
Karingal has started an exciting new chapter, offering services
and supports for people with a disability in the North East
The expansion, which started July 1, coincides with the rollout
of the National Disability Insurance Scheme in the area.
Karingal Foundation and Karingal BacLinks combine
The Karingal Foundation has combined with Karingal BacLinks in a
new-look department that will continue to link with the community,
fundraise and develop partnerships that benefit Karingal clients
and promote a fully inclusive community.
Karingal Chief Operating Officer Brandon Howard was looking
forward to seeing the development of the new department.
Top honour for Daryl at state disability awards
Former Karingal Chief Executive Officer Daryl Starkey was
recognised at the Victorian Disability Awards with induction onto
the Lifetime Achievement Honour Roll.
The Lifetime Achievement category recognises exceptional
individuals who have made a significant contribution over the past
20 years and demonstrated an outstanding commitment to empowering
people with a disability and improving outcomes for people with a
Elder abuse forum
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was recognised on June 15 when
Eastern Hub Geelong hosted The Geelong Elder Abuse Forum.
Clubhouse hopes to welcome new members at new base
With a new home, Geelong Acquired Brain Injury Clubhouse (GABIC)
founding member Amanda Gordon-Young says the group is hoping to
welcome new members.
The clubhouse has moved from Pakington Street to the fully
inclusive Eastern Hub Geelong, hosting weekly meetings for people
in the Geelong region with an acquired brain injury.
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