selectability is one of North Queensland's largest providers of wellbeing services - delivering recovery-oriented support across the region for more than 30 years.
We have been supporting consumers under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) since 2016. In that time we have helped hundreds of consumers access and implement the NDIS plan of their choice.
With head office in Townsville, our network extends from Cairns to Mackay, including Ingham, Palm Island, Charters Towers and Mount Isa.
Our skilled workforce of more than 200 across 7 regions consists of accredited counsellors, general psychologists, social workers, life coaches, lifestyle support workers and peer support workers.
Lilly has been a selectability client since January 2017. Lilly has co-designed her lifestyle goals and through the NDIS, selectability is now supporting her to achieve these goals. Lilly identified that she loves children and with the support of selectability is now volunteering at a day care centre twice a week. Lilly has commented that she feels appreciated at the centre and enjoys her work.
In addition, Lilly now lives independently and maintains her residence with structured support. She has commenced speech therapy and now has the confidence to consider a numeracy and literacy course to continue on her education journey.
Lilly participates in regular community activities and volunteers once a month for Angel Paws, providing care for adoption dogs.
Since receiving an NDIS package, Debbie has elected selectability as her preferred service provider. After receiving support to identify her lifestyle goals, Debbie is now working towards achieving these.
Debbie uses the services of selectability to assist her with in home support and maintaining her residence. She is also supported to access community activities and complete activities such as shopping when required.
Debbie has commented that her quality of life has improved since being supported by selectability.
Suzie Saville has been a selectability consumer for many years. During this time she has overcome many challenges to enjoy the life of her choice and excel in a number of areas!
Suzie is a member of the Pioneers and Elite 2 bowling teams, regularly chosen for tournaments, she has taken out the top spot in women’s A grade singles and third place overall!
Taking on a leadership role at Inspire Clubhouse, Suzie facilitates the Hearing Voices group and actively participates in other regular programs.
She is a skilled artist - her entry in last year's Now You See Me art show received numerous offers to buy. More recently Suzie became a published author with the book 'One that suffers within and without' - in it she describes her journey with BPD and Schizoaffective Disorder in the hope that her experiences can help others.
selectability consumer Patrick Woodley has worked hard to overcome his challenges to realise his dream of returning home to Mount Isa. Patrick had been accessing support services only available in Townsville. Over the last couple of years selectability LSW John Matheson has supported Patrick to set realistic goals, engage in the community and increase his independence. He is now home in Mount Isa surrounded by his family and friends, exactly where he wants to be!
Darren has chosen selectability for his NDIS service provider & coordination.
Darren has been able to engage in community groups, he has worked well with his encouraging and motivating support team to make his dream of volunteering a reality.
Darren was introduced to the Inspire Clubhouse who have nurtured his skills to become a valuable member of the team. His favorite drink is a cappuccino and quickly mastered the art of coffee making. As you can see, Darren is thoroughly enjoying his community involvement.