For members / public / service users
P2P was founded in 1988 by a group of families concerned about the future for their sons and daughters with disabilities. Their goal was to support each other and to initiate positive change in the lives of people with disabilities.
Since then, we have supported people with a disability and families to access training and tools to empower them; to identify what they could do and how they could do it; and encouraged them to fight against the barriers they had in their way.
Since our beginnings, much has changed, and much has, sadly, stayed the same. New challenges have also emerged since the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
P2P stands beside people with disabilities and their families so they don’t feel alone on their journey. Since the introduction of the NDIS, we have been providing Plan Management and Support Coordination as well as support for Housing modifications. In doing this work, we have strived to always treat people and families with respect and do not judge their decisions while offering these services.
The last few years have allowed us to come to the realisation that we cannot be the organisation that we want to be and deliver the quality of service that we want to be known for if we continue to offer the broad range of options we have been doing.
The decision to close down our Support Coordination and Housing services was not an easy one to make. We do, however, feel it is the right decision to enable us to be the grassroots organisation that was started by a group of parents 24 years ago.
Going forward we will continue to deliver Plan Management while focussing on our PATH planning and successfully achieving the desired outcomes of our projects.
We have formed a transition team who will be providing support for participants. The transition team will be making contact over the next week. If however, you have an urgent query, please email email@example.com.
The Board and Management would like to thank you for choosing P2P and for your loyalty as we navigated the NDIS.
P2P and the NDIS
For 21 years P2P has been at the forefront of making change with and for people with disabilities and their families in QLD. Even with the introduction of the NDIS, there is still much to champion for, and issues and ideas from our communities need representation.
In order to continue to do the unfunded work of the Association, we have formalised our services under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) for independent financial plan management, as well as our PATH futures planning. By engaging P2P for these NDIS services we are partnering with each other in our futures.
Your NDIS plan. Your Way
So you have your NDIS plan and it’s been a long time in the making. What next?
Time to implement your plan and work towards your goals.
The P2P team understands the pressure this puts on people especially the changing dynamics of the parent/carer and adult-child relationship.
Get in touch to talk about more than the NDIS – talk about the exciting adventures your child wants to explore leaving high school, who will make a great flatmate when they move out, or more serious topics of how to plan for a safe and fun future without you.
We’ve been there before the NDIS, and we see you, in your world, and the challenging times putting in place planning, and preparing you emotionally, for the opportunities the NDIS offers people with a disability and your family.
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We are more than the NDIS. We hope that our members:
- Feel that they are wanted and belong
- Take an active interest in what we do, how we do it and how well we do it
- Are involved and engaged in progressing our aims and mission
- Participate in our activities and instigate their own
- Promote us on social media
- Tell their family and friends about us
- Feel confident and comfortable telling us what they like and don’t like about what we do
- Want to be more than just a name on our membership list
Who we work with
“After being contacted by the Local Area Coordinator to set up our daughter’s first plan review we felt the meeting should be held with an experienced NDIA planner due to the significant change in her circumstances. After having difficulty getting to speak to the right person in NDIA we sought the assistance of P2P. Jodi, through her knowledge of the NDIA and contacts, made representations on our behalf. This resulted in a great outcome as we were quickly contacted by NDIA to arrange the review meeting. Thanks Jodi and P2P.”David, a parent from Brisbane