Focus ACT supports people with intellectual disability to live a safe and happy life in their home

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Focus ACT’s Services

Focus ACT works with our clients to provide a range of services, including assistance with daily living, community participation and household and domestic support to ensure our clients are able to live independently in the Canberra community.

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Your Home Canberra

Your Home Canberra works alongside Focus ACT to provide affordable, accessible houses, townhouses and units across Canberra. Our aim is to help our clients find and maintain a home for the long-term.

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Who do we work with?

Focus ACT can assist if you:

  • Are over 18 years of age
  • Are eligible for an NDIS plan
  • Are seeking a suitable home to live in
  • Require support to live independently in the community
  • Have the desire to learn and develop independent living skills
  • Are respectful towards housemates and support staff and share our values
  • Are eligible for social housing

How can we help you?

Focus ACT can help you to:

  • Stay healthy and eat properly.
  • Take medication when you need to.
  • Keep appointments.
  • Learn how to keep your home clean and safe.
  • Learn how to use public transport.
  • Do your shopping and pay your bills.
  • Keep in touch with family and friends.
  • Have fun going places and doing things in the community.

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Recent News from Focus ACT

October 5, 2017 in News

Focus ACT Staff Council

The Focus Staff Council was established at the start of the new financial year. The Council is represented by casual staff who are elected by their peers and is led by a Chairperson elected by the other members. The primary aim of establishing the Staff…

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September 28, 2017 in News

Launch of Focus ACT’s Client and Guardian Portal

Focus Point was launched in September 2017 at the annual Focus ACT seminar for clients, staff and stakeholders. Focus Point is a web-based portal that contains key information relating to clients including NDIS plan details, a goal tracker, staff roster details, shift information and even…

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May 29, 2017 in Events, News

Focus ACT New Office Launch

On 28 April 2017, Focus welcomed clients, their families and guardians, staff, stakeholders and Board Directors to its newly renovated office in Deakin. The office renovation was part of Focus’ expansion and growth in the sector, creating more opportunities for clients and staff. The new…

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May 24, 2017 in News

Focus ACT Support Worker of the Year 2016

Every year Focus ACT recognises the outstanding contributions made by direct support workers to Focus clients. The Support Worker of the Year is picked from the recipients of the Support Worker of the Quarter award. The winners are nominated by clients, guardians, family members and…

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May 24, 2017 in News

Launch of Flowlogic

Watch a short message from our team about the launch of the new Flowlogic system for Focus ACT’s staff and clients.

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May 24, 2017 in News

Focus ACT New System Launch

Focus’ new ICT platform went live on 14 January 2017. This date marked a key milestone in the organisation’s history as it heralded a new beginning for clients and staff. Flow Logic which is the new staff portal is Focus’ new one stop shop for…

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Get in touch with us

If you are interested in Focus ACT’s services and support, please contact our Intake and Referral on (02) 6282 9422 or complete the services form below.
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