Individual Support Package

Your Individual Support Package (ISP) can be used to pay for disability support services that are important to you.

Scope is an approved ISP service provider. We can support you to develop an ISP plan that suits your specific needs and goals.

What is an Individual Support Package?

An Individual Support Package (ISP) is government funding that you can use to purchase disability services.

With the help of an ISP facilitator you can develop a support plan that works for you and is tailored towards meeting your goals.

ISP is funded by the Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS).

Who is eligible to receive an Individual Support Package?

To be eligible for an ISP you must meet the following criteria:

  • Have a disability as defined by the Disability Act 2006
  • Require on-going disability support
  • Have your need for support recorded on the Disability Support Register

Contact DHS to find out if you are eligible for ISP funding.

What is Individual Support Package Facilitation?

Our team can help you to develop and ISP plan and put it into action. We want you to make an informed decision on the types of support you need and how we can provide it for you.

The role of the ISP facilitator is to give you advice and guidance. Often, we involve your family and carers in the planning process. Together, we can help you find the support you need.

ISP facilitation is currently only available in Eastern and Hume areas.

Talk to us to find out if you are able to access this service.

What services can I access with an Individual Support Package?

We can support you to:

  • Become more independent
  • Transition from school
  • Move out of home or set up your own home
  • Learn new skills
  • Strengthen relationships with family, friends and others
  • Be a part of your community
  • Gain work experience and employment

Use your ISP funding for the following Scope services:

There are four ways your can manage your ISP funds:

  • Through a service Provider, such as Scope.
  • Direct payments
  • Financial intermediary
  • A combination of these options

How can I apply?

Contact the DHHS Disability Intake and Response Service to find out more information about ISP and how to apply. Call them on 1800 783 783 or TTY 1800 008 149.

For more information about ISP funding visit the DHS website or request to download the ISP Handbook.