Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA)

SDA Registered: YES Building Class: Existing Building Building Type: Group home Design Category: High Physical Support


Number of Bedrooms for Rent: 1 Total Number of Bedrooms: 8 Number of Bathrooms: Three large bathrooms and four separate toilets


Other Tenants: 7 Gender of tenants: There are male and female residents currently living in the house. Age of applicants: Open to Adults


Disability Support: YES (Other) Support Provider: Aruma

The house currently offers support seven days with an active night support model at night.
Staff support is provided by Aruma.


Where is this house?

  • This house is located in a quiet pocket of Reservoir in Melbourne's inner North.
  • The house is within walking distance to Edwardes Lake, local shopping strips and cafes.
  • The house is also a short walk to Regent train station and trams.

 About this property

  • The house has been freshly painted and includes new carpet and new flooring.
  • The property comprises eight bedrooms with large windows providing an abundance of light, built in robes and overhead ceiling hoists.
  • The house has three large bathrooms, four separate toilets, two open space living areas with dining areas attached and a large functional kitchen that has recently been refurbished, including a walk in pantry.
  • A large undercover alfresco area and a well kept garden with a separate kitchenette in the back yard for entertaining, makes this property unique.
  • The house has a large undercover parking space and two off-the-street car-parks.


  • This purpose built house has wide hallways and doors for wheelchair access with ceiling hoists in every bedroom if required.
  • It features two bathrooms with ceiling hoists and one has a raised spa bath.
  • There are no internal or external steps. 
  • The design category for this house is High Physical Support.


  • The house currently offers support seven days a week with an active night support model at night.
  • Support is provided by Aruma. 

About the vacant room

  • The room is located at the rear of the property.
  • It has been freshly painted and has new flooring.
  • The room has built in robe and overhead ceiling hoist.
  • The entire home is fully air-conditioned and heated for comfort.

 Who lives in this house?

  • There are currently male and female residents living in the house.
  • The residents are between 59 to 84 years.
  • The current residents enjoy a quiet and settled home environment and like to watch DVDs and read magazines.
  • The current residents also enjoy accessing the local community with a variety of group and individualised outings.

Things you need to know

  • The applicant is aged 18 years or over.  
  • This is an enrolled Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) property. Therefore, the applicant  would need to be eligible for the appropriate SDA level of funding in the applicant's NDIS plan.
  • The applicant will need to be able to pay rent and utilities.
  • The applicant or their important person will need to establish a residential agreement.
  • The SDA building type for this house is Group Home.
  • The SDA design category for this house is High Physical Support.

To register for an inspection and more information about this house

  • Please contact the North Division Vacancy Coordination Team on northvct@dhhs.vic.gov.au.