What is SIL?

Supported Independent Living (SIL) Melbourne

Supported Independent Living (SIL) Melbourne is assistance or supervision with daily tasks to help you live as independently as possible with other people with disabilities or on your own. You will receive support with everyday tasks like cleaning, meal preparation, cooking, personal care and other day to day tasks.

Am I eligible for funding for SIL?

SIL is available to anyone aged 18 years and over. To determine if SIL is the best option for you, an NDIS planner/LAC will consider your goals, current situation, dreams, independent living skills, informal supports and other factors related to your support requirements.

SIL Vacancies

At uCare iCare we currently have 2 SIL vacancies which might be perfect for you! If you would like to inspect our SIL property in Mill Park, Victoria via virtual inspection or arrange an onsite tour, please contact us

How does the NDIS fund SIL?

Supported Independent Living is funded under Core Supports – Assistance with Daily Life in your NDIS plan. The NDIS does not fund the cost of rent, board, transport, and other day-to-day expenses such as food and activities.

Supported Independent Living (SIL) Melbourne

Supported Independent Living (SIL) at uCare iCare

Our team at uCare iCare will help you to find your dream home and once we do we can provide you with support with day to day living skills which may include:

  • Personal care like showering or dressing
  • Meal preparation and cooking
  • Learning to use
  • Going to appointments
  • Accessing the community
  • Taking up a hobby
  • Travel training to build your skills so that you can travel on public transport independently


Explore all of our home & living supports as well as our vacant homes here, ready for you or your loved ones to move in and receive care from us.

Our renovated 4-bedroom house can accommodate 3 individuals, with 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms (2 with an ensuite) ready for you or your loved ones in top conditions that exceed expectations.

Respite care is funded for up to 14 days. If you wish to receive care for a longer duration than that, uCare iCare provides a temporary housing solution of longer-term arrangements, you can get support under the Medium Term Accommodation (MTA) or the Supported Independent Living (SIL).

Ndis supported independent living sil Melbourne is an integral part of the support system for individuals with disabilities, designed to foster independence while providing the necessary assistance. In Melbourne, where the diversity of needs and individual circumstances is as broad as the city’s cultural tapestry, SIL services must be adaptable, compassionate, and reliable. This is where uCare iCare stands out as a premier provider of SIL services, committed to enhancing the lives of its participants by offering personalized, attentive care tailored to each individual’s requirements.

What is Supported Independent Living in Melbourne?

Supported Independent Living (SIL) involves the provision of support for daily tasks and activities to help individuals with disabilities live as independently as possible. This support is typically provided in a shared living arrangement and can include help with personal care, domestic duties, medication management, and social activities. The ultimate goal of SIL is to empower participants by developing their skills to manage day-to-day life with greater independence.

The Unique Challenges of SIL in Melbourne

Melbourne’s diverse population brings unique challenges to providing effective SIL services. The city’s varied demographics mean that service providers must be culturally sensitive and capable of catering to a wide range of disabilities and personal preferences. Weather variations in Melbourne also play a role, as the fluctuating conditions can affect the health and mobility of participants, requiring SIL providers to be highly adaptable and responsive.

uCare iCare: A Leader in SIL Services

uCare iCare has established itself as a leader in providing Supported Independent Living services across Melbourne. Our approach is based on a deep understanding of the unique needs of each participant. Here’s how we stand apart in the SIL landscape:

Personalized Care Plans

At uCare iCare, we recognize that each participant has unique needs and aspirations. We develop personalized care plans that are tailored to each individual’s abilities and goals. These plans are regularly reviewed and adjusted in consultation with participants, their families, and other caregivers to ensure that they remain relevant and effective.

Experienced and Compassionate Staff

Our team comprises highly trained professionals who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of our participants. uCare iCare staff are selected not only for their skills and experience but also for their empathy, patience, and commitment to promoting dignity and independence for all individuals.

Inclusive and Adaptive Environments

Understanding the dynamic needs of our participants, we ensure that our living environments are equipped to handle various requirements. From physical modifications for accessibility to sensory rooms designed to aid those with sensory processing issues, uCare iCare’s facilities are at the forefront of adaptive living solutions.

Community Integration

A vital component of SIL is fostering community connections. uCare iCare actively facilitates opportunities for participants to engage with their local community, whether it’s through attending events, participating in workshops, or regular social outings. This integration helps build a sense of belonging and boosts the social skills of participants.

Continuous Improvement and Innovation

uCare iCare is committed to continuous improvement and innovation in all aspects of our service delivery. We stay updated with the latest advancements in care techniques and technologies, ensuring that our services not only meet but exceed industry standards.

Why Choose uCare iCare for SIL in Melbourne?

Choosing uCare iCare means opting for a provider who understands the complexities of SIL and is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for individuals with disabilities. Our commitment to excellence, personalized approach, and robust support systems make us a preferred choice for SIL services in Melbourne.

Our Commitment to Safety and Quality

Safety and quality are at the core of everything we do at uCare iCare. Our protocols are designed to ensure that all interactions and interventions are safe, respectful, and of the highest quality. Regular training sessions keep our staff adept at handling various situations sensitively and efficiently.

Support Every Step of the Way

From the initial assessment to daily support, uCare iCare is there for our participants and their families every step of the way. Our open communication channels ensure that any concerns are addressed promptly and satisfactorily.

Get in Touch with uCare iCare

If you or your loved one requires Supported Independent Living NDIS services in Melbourne, uCare iCare is here to help. Contact us to find out more about our services or to arrange a consultation. Let us assist you in achieving greater independence and a fuller, more satisfying life.

At uCare iCare, we don’t just provide services; we build relationships that nurture independence and foster community. Join us in our mission to transform lives, one individual at a time.