Everything you need to know about flexible respite options.

Welcome to the Australian Foundation for Disability (Afford)

Providing disability services and community connection for people living with disability

Welcome to the Australian Foundation for Disability (Afford)

Providing disability services and community connection for people living with disability

Welcome to Afford.

We are here to provide you with accommodation and housing, community connection, disability supports and employment services so that you can live the life you choose and feel connected in your community.

Our impact also goes beyond our delivery of disability services – we partner across the sector to ensure the voices of people living with disability are heard and valued.

As a registered NDIS provider we work with you so that you can make informed and great choices about your NDIS funding. We listen to your decisions, and we take a rights-based approach to service that puts you at the centre of everything we do.

We provide a variety of services in New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria and South Australia and offer the following services.

  • Supported Independent Living (SIL) and disability housing solutions
  • Short-term accommodation (STA) and disability respite care
  • Community services, Community programs and participation
  • Employment Services, including Disability Employment Support (DES) and School Leavers Employment Support (SLES)
  • Supported employment opportunities, and;
  • NDIS Support Coordination

We have been working with the disability community for more than 70 years and are one of the largest disability service providers in Australia. Afford is committed to seeing you build your life skills, increase your capacity and achieve your goals.

We work with you to offer customised and individualised support because we know that every person’s needs are different. Whether you want to develop new skills, access NDIS services, be more independent, participate in the workforce, or feel connected in your community, Afford is here to make that and more a reality.

We are here to make your abilities soar.

SIL client smiling and cutting vegetables in her kitchen at home.
Supported Independent Living
Happy and smiling clients showcasing their artwork

Assistance with Daily Living

Allied health team member and client having a happy chat
Specialist Disability Accommodation
Team leader having a happy chat with her SIL client

Short Term Accommodation

SIL client smiling and cutting vegetables in her kitchen at home.
Individualised Living Options
Male client out shopping in the community with their support worker
Community Services
Support worker helping client fill out a form

Support Coordination

Trish from Disability Employment Services happy to help a job seeker

Afford Employment

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