Assisting people with acquired brain injury (ABI) to navigate service systems and build life skills.
This Service is for:
The Pathways Team provides a supportive, individualised service to people with acquired brain injury, assisting them to navigate service systems and build life skills.
Our experienced and qualified team of workers can help you with a wide range of issues.
- Assisting individuals to manage their finances, ensuring they are receiving appropriate income support, eligibility for concessions, budgeting support and referrals to financial counsellors if required.
- Debt negotiation including fines and establishing payment plans. Establishment of Centrepay options to reduce risk of debt.
- Assistance to enrol in educational programs that will build capacity, linking individuals to student support services.
- Assess eligibility for Centrelink payments, including sourcing suitable evidence of diagnosis, treatment and functional capacity. Ensuring you are on the most suitable payment and receiving correct entitlements.
- Assistance to determine eligibility for various employment services including support for Job Capacity Assessments at Centrelink and referral to DES and Supported Employment options.
Community Connection and Recreation
- Facilitating community integration and linking in with supports and groups.
- Exploring Guardianship and Administration orders with SACAT.
- Linking people to legal advice and information so they can make informed decisions.
- Support with applications for community housing and applying for private rental.
- Assistance to maintain tenancies including referrals to support services if required.
- Support to establish routines and systems at home, ensuring appointments are scheduled and household tasks addressed.
Why choose Pathways?
- Specialist knowledge in brain injury
- Person-driven and flexible approach
- We work collaboratively with your existing support networks and therapy team to achieve your goals
- We can meet you at one of our Hubs or visit you at home
- We can assist you to attend meetings and appointments in the community as required
- We can support people who live in regional South Australia via Telehealth
- We are a profit-for-purpose organisation that exists to support the brain injury community
- Be aged 16 or over
- Have an acquired brain injury
- Have a funding source
Funding sources include the NDIS, Lifetime Support Authority, Return to Work SA, private trusts and interstate compensation schemes.
Make a Referral
Pathways referrals can be made online: