ILO Resources

Resources that may make the path to an ILO easier

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These Resources Will Help Your ILO Journey

This is a collection of resources to assist in your journey to an ILO. They include both resources developed by NACBO, as well as external sources.

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The ILO Pathway (NACBO)

An A4 simple diagram of the process to follow if you are seeking an NDIS-funded ILO

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Applying for an ILO – Checklist (NACBO)

A simple checklist you can use as you follow the process of applying for an ILO

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My Home, My Way website

A website with multiple resources to assist people with disability to thrive in their own home

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My Home, My Way Guidebook (NACBO)

A guide providing comprehensive information and exercises to help when planning the life-changing decision of moving into your own home.

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My Home, My Way Workbook (NACBO)

Accompanying Workbook to the My Home My Way Guidebook

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“I didn’t know
this was possible”

The Individualised Living Options (ILO) Journey
(Plain English version)

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The Lives We Lead: Homelife

Video stories showing what is possible with the right supports and home of your own

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Supported Decision Making (WAiS)

Practical supported decision making resources for people with disability to make and act on their own decisions

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CRU – The Good Life

Resources, videos and inspiring ideas around what is possible, and creating the “Good Life” for everyone

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Planning: Home (WA Individualised Services)

This is a handy resource to help you think through all the things that are important to you about Home

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Building Tenancy Skills (

WA website of resources to support people with disability build their tenancy skills and feel confident about their rights and responsibilities as tenants.

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Housing Toolkit (Summer Foundation)

A comprehensive workbook gathering your needs and preferences, creating a picture of who you are, and your support needs

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Housing Options Online Learning Package (Housing Hub)

A free, self-paced online learning package about housing for people with disability. Includes State-specific workbook

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Examples of Home and Living Goals (NACBO)

Some suggestions of how other people have created NDIS goals around Home

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Home and Living Supporting Evidence Form – Hint Sheet (NACBO)

A step-by-step guide to filling out the NDIS Home and Living Supporting Evidence Form

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Carer Statement and Checklist (NACBO)

An explanation of when and how to write a Carer Statement and/or Carer Checklist. Included links to examples

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Carer Checklist (Carers Australia)

Template for a Carer Checklist

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Mental Health Carer Checklist (Carers Australia)

Template for a Carer Checklist where the person you care for has a psychosocial disability or experiencing poor mental health.

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Sampling Ways of Living (NACBO)

Template to assist you to consider different ways of living and decide which ones you want to try or rule out

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Weekly Schedule – Example

A typical week, designed as a visual schedule to explain an ILO arrangement including estimated costs.

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Service Proposal – Hint Sheet (NACBO)

A step-by-step guide to completing an NDIS Service Proposal, includes a checklist to ensure all steps are completed and all evidence provided to support your proposed ILO

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My Life, Your Life, Our Life (WA Individualised Services)

This is a guide for when you are thinking about creating a home that is shared with Flatmates, Homesharers and/or Co-Residents

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Person-Centred Planning Tools (Helen Sanderson and Associates)

A range of useful Person Centred planning tools to ensure your voice is heard and is central to the planning process

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Individual Support Living Manual (Curtin University)

A guide, including a checklist to assess if your individualised living arrangement is working and continuing to meet your needs

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Future Living

Resources for long-term and safeguard planning

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Home Share International

A website dedicated to Homesharing, with information, resources and stories.

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My Home: Individualised Living (WAiS)

A resources hub with resources, guides, and stories to explore individualised ways of living

Need Support With ILO?

NACBO have dedicated staff available across Australia who can assist you through the various stages of this process.

Click ‘Get Support’ to find your nearest contact.

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