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At Independent Disability Services we aim to empower people, enriching their quality of life. Our vision is for people with a disability to have the support they require to live the life they want.

IDS Support Services
Emily Hoskins

Individualised Support

Our services are tailored to your needs and goals. We aim to enable you to live as independently in the community as possible.

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Emily Hoskins

Domestic Support

We provide range of in-home domestic support including grocery shopping and meal preparation, household chores, assisted exercise and more.

Personal Support

Our staff are experienced in a wide range of personal support such as grooming, showering/dressing, and accompanying you to appointments.

Community Access

We can help develop your confidence to use public transport, go shopping or to events with you, and help access the community for educational purposes.

Recreation Activities

We run a calendar of exciting outings and activities which provide you with fully supported community access, socialisation, connection to people and community.

Our Stories

John is so enjoying his social contact with ‘Recreation Activities’. Finding new friends, and new places – never stop doing them.

Auntie A.July 2022

know your company will look after me in the best possible way, just like last time after my surgery.

ConnieJuly 2022

IDS knows who and what I need to live a best life – they support me on so many levels.

TobyJuly 2022

She (Support Worker) looks after me and KB and makes KB the good mash! This makes KB happy.

NeilJuly 2022

I finally feel heard and thank IDS for all the work that they do for me.

AngeloJune 2022

Can I have that DSW again? She is good!

AdelaideJuly 2022

We can’t thank IDS enough for everything they have done for Mum, and we can’t wait to continue with you guys for hopefully a long time.

AliciaMay 2022

I would like to say a HUGE thank-you for the PPE gear and support from IDS when I had Covid. I wouldn’t know what to do without IDS.

RebeccaApril 2022

Latest News


IDS Annual Report | 2023

The IDS Annual Report 2024 is now available! We're thrilled to share our accomplishments and…

IDS Newsletter | May 2024

Dear Valued IDS Clients, Carers & Families, Welcome to the May edition of the IDS…
IDS Hero

IDS Newsletter | April 2024

Dear Valued IDS Clients, Carers & Families, Welcome to the April edition of the IDS…

Accessibility Made Easy

IDS is a registered provider with NDIS, TAC and WorkSafe. Access the support you need through your relevant funding stream.

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Get Involved

There are a range of ways you can get involved with us, whether it’s volunteering, donating, or fundraising!


Our client base is growing. We are seeking Support Workers to support our clients living in Melbourne and the inner suburbs.



Volunteering is an excellent way for you to become involved in the community. We match our volunteers with activities that align with their skills and passion.

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Independent Disability Services relies on generous donations from our community to continue supporting those living with a disability.