Our mission is to enhance the lives of those living with uncertainty by creating opportunity and fostering a sense of belonging and independence.

Pursue Ability provides Supported Independent Living with the view of supporting the individual to overcome reoccurring challenges.

We provide ongoing support and advocacy to assist the participant in securing long term housing solutions that aim to increase their capacity by providing trained and qualified mental health trained staff with a passion for supporting our community.

“At our very core, we strive to ensure our clients can live their lives with dignity."

“At our very core, we strive to ensure our clients can live their lives with dignity."

Scott Papas, Pursue Ability Director

Scott Papas
Pursue Ability Director

Who we care for

To be eligible for our help, participants must either:

  1. be a current NDIS participant,
  2. be Supported Independent Living eligible,
  3. have a diagnosed psychosocial disability, or
  4. have a forensic or social admission history.

Accomodation

Pursue Ability provides quality housing and support by trained Mental Health staff.
We pride ourselves on supporting participants to identify their triggers and work on building resilience for them to overcome their challenges and live a full and happy life.
Our focus is on psychosocial disability with participants who have a history with the Community Mental Health Team, Justice System or NSW Health System.
Pursue works collaboratively with external stakeholders to support the participant’s goals and ensure they feel a sense of belonging within our service, allowing them to regain control of their life.

We develop accommodation solutions to meet a wide range of requirements, but as a baseline we have three models of support:

Group accomodation

This is with 1 staff member for every 3 participants at a lower level support, and is a model made for transitionary housing.
In this model, the participant will have the overall capacity to live independently, however may need minimal support to actively engage in capacity building to transition to community or private housing.
Pursue will work with you or your loved one to build on the following skills:
  • Personal hygiene
  • Dressing and clothing care
  • Health care
  • Cooking, eating, nutrition
  • Home management and home safety
  • Financial management
  • Personal growth, awareness, and problem solving
  • Community access

1:1 Accommodation

This is where an individual may need a higher level of support.

In this model, Pursue works with you or your loved one to build on their capacity and emotional regulation to identify and manage your support needs.

We focus on:

  • Self awareness
  • Self regulation
  • Motivation
  • Empathy
  • Social skills

1:1 Accommodation

This is where an individual may need a higher level of support.

In this model, Pursue works with you or your loved one to build on their capacity and emotional regulation to identify and manage your support needs.

We focus on:

  • Self awareness
  • Self regulation
  • Motivation
  • Empathy
  • Social skills

1:1 Accommodation with restrictive practices

This is where you or your loved one may be at risk to themselves or others, and need additional support to stay safe.

We provide Supports in line with recommendations from your trained health practitioners to ensure this is done with the lowest level of restriction.

If you require this support, Pursue will assist to refer you to an Advocate to ensure your needs and rights are being met.

Pursue will work with you and your team of supports to ensure clear phase-out strategies are in place, and:

  • Submit monthly reports to the NDIS Commission on the use of restrictive practices to assist your clinician with identifying and responding to the reduction of use,
  • Ensure staff are appropriately trained to implement positive behaviour strategies or use restrictive practices to ensure that you have the optimum chance of success in these restrictions being removed,
  • Notify the NDIS Commission in the event of any unplanned or unapproved use of a restrictive practice through the reportable incident process to ensure that we receive the support required to limit further restrictive practices, and
  • Work hand in hand with your behaviour clinician to phase out any restrictive practices that are not required without hesitation.

We provide a tailored approach to each participant.

If you require a different level of support, we will work with you to identify and develop the best possible accommodation model to meet your needs.

Get in touch

alternatively, you can submit a referral

Get in touch

alternatively, you can submit a referral