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Funding options.

Get financial assistance to cover the cost of training programs and support services.

We offer access to a range of funding channels designed to support you, regardless of your needs. Whether you are young or young at heart; if you have recently experienced a change in vision or had long-term low vision; whether you are looking for a Guide Dog or non-dog support services — we will always provide support regardless of your financial situation.

Learn more about the funding options that are available to you, which funding channel may be best suited to your personal needs, and how to apply for financial assistance.

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Get to know the NDIS

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new Australian reform designed to provide more individual support for people with a disability.

You may be able to access funding to help cover the cost of support and training programs. Learn more about the NDIS, your eligibility for financial assistance under the NDIS, and get the answers to frequently asked questions.

Funding options for seniors

The Australian Government provides funding for services to help senior Australians maintain independence, through My Aged Care. My Aged Care can cover the costs associated with supports to keep you living at home the way you want to, even as you experience a change or loss of vision.

We offer a number of government-subsidised programs you can access through My Aged Care. These include support services, personal care, nursing, care coordination and case management, allied health and other clinical services.

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Apply for a service

If you are hoping to access support for someone you know, we welcome referrals from friends, family members, and a wide range of health professionals.

For more information on accessing support services, training programs, or to start improving or regaining your independence:

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The Australian Government provides funding for services to help senior Australians maintain independence through My Aged Care supports. These supports are built around individual needs, to give each person more choice and control over the service they receive. Guide Dogs Victoria has a number of government-subsidised programs you can access their local community.

You can change a life. Support Guide Dogs before June 30.

It’s estimated almost 70 Australians a day will be diagnosed with a severe vision condition by 2030. With your help, we will be able to provide the support to meet this growing need.