Independent Living

Do you have a child who is interested in living independently?
Are you not in a hurry?
Do you like to live in the Huon?

You are very much invited for a meeting with Community Housing Ltd on
6 December at 7PM in Ranelagh (more information: see attachment)

We will form a group of interested families, identify each needs and interests and take it from there. This is the early stage of a longer process to develop housing for young people with a disability in the Huon.

We are excited!

You want to know more? Send us an email or see the invitation: Housing in the Huon

Or call Mirjam Holthuis: 0427 325 264


Oak-Possability has been a leader in Tasmanian disability services for more than 25 years and offer a full range of services across Tasmania, including the Huon.

Our personally tailored residential supports help people make the transition to greater independence, and develop skills and confidence.

Supported accomodation include Shared living, Semi-independent living and Transition to Independent living.

They also offer respite services at the Seven Mile Beach Retreat, a homely 4-bedroom bungalow located in a beautiful rural setting. The Retreat also features two 1-bedroom units, ideal for transitioning to independence.

Contact the office in Hobart for more information: 1300 067 842


Able Living

Operating across Victoria, Tasmania and ACT, Able Living comprises group homes, supported living, outreach and in-home support programs. Able Living provides high quality, person-centred and individualised support for people with a diverse range of disabilities. Our flexible, highly skilled staff ensure that each person develops their full potential and experiences a quality of life that is equal to the expectations of any person in the community. Able Living provides individuals with everyday life experiences and a personal approach to home living. All residents have individual programs that support the development of personal communication and language skills, training in social and independent living, behavioural management and lifestyle choices. Support includes attending to all personal and independent living needs on a 24 hour basis, 7 days a week. Individuals are encouraged to maintain relationships with their families as much as possible and to live independently. Able Living has specialist skills in sign language and adapted communication aids for people with sensory impairments or communication difficulty. Enquiries are accepted from all sources including self-referral, carers and community organisations.

Phone the office in Hobart: 6228 0443

LiVe Tasmania

The LiVe Tasmania philosophy is one which places the person at the centre of our organisation. Within all of our service divisions we strive to maximise the quality of life enjoyed by every person. LiVe Tasmania offers a range of services tailored to meet the diverse and changing needs of people and their families. LiVe Tasmania continually seeks to not only ensure the health and wellbeing of people, but is also dedicated to ensure that each individual achieves their full potential. An inclusive environment engaging not only the person, but also family and friends are recognised as an integral aspect of person centered development. LiVe Tasmania currently has 80 people in nine properties and services located across the greater Hobart area. Our services include a combination of accommodation, day support in-home support and respite services. Each person prepares an annual Personal Plan, in conjunction with Support Staff and Advocates. Here they express their goals and aspirations for the coming 12 months. It is then the role of staff to assist them within the available resources. People are involved in a variety of day time activities. Many have employment with organisations such as Oak Enterprises and Plane Tree Studios whilst others have retired. Others may be participants in Community Access Services provided by this or other organisations.

Go to their website for more information: