Frequently Asked Questions

Question 1: How do I access MyPATH?

You can contact the St Laurence Planning & Services Coordinators (PSC) by email, telephone, mail or directly through this website.

The next step will be to meet with a PSC to talk about what you would like to do and your goals for the future.

The PSC will talk with you about the different pathways available at St Laurence (including fees and charges) and the range of activities or opportunities that are possible.

The PSC will work with you to help you to create your MyPATH Support Plan.Your MyPATH plan will show the pathway and choices that you have made.

You can review your plan at any time.

MyPATH is designed to assist people with a disability to achieve their goals.


People wishing to participate in MyPATH will usually have funding through:

  • Individualised Support Packages (ISP's)
  • Futures for Young Adults (FFYA)
  • Transport Accident Commission (TAC)
  • Workcover
  • Other funding bodies.

Some people may also choose to purchase MyPATH supports on a ‘fee for service’ basis, e.g. using some of their Disability Support Pension


Further information about DHS funding is available from www.dhs.vic.gov.au or by telephoning 1800 783 783 regarding:

  • Disability Support Register
  • Futures for Young Adults
  • Individualised Support Packages
  • Target Group Assessments
  • Direct Payments / Financial Intermediary Services.

You can also purchase additional supports, such as some individualised supports, after-hours services or camps on a fee for service basis.

You may be able to apply for assistance with these fees from a Carers’ Respite Centre. You can contact the Commonwealth Carer Respite Centre on 1800 059 059.

If you have any questions about eligibility or a funding package, please contact the Planning and Services Co-ordinators (insert contact details).



Question 2: If I don’t attend St Laurence can I attend camps and holidays with support?

Of course! You can contact the St Laurence Planning & Services Coordinators (PSC) by email, telephone, mail or directly through this website to explore your options.



Question 3: Can MyPATH help me get a job?

Yes, MyPATH offers a Transition to Employment pathway where you can develop work skills and participate in volunteering opportunities.



Question 4: Do you provide transport?

We will support you in getting your transport organised. Contact the St Laurence Planning & Services Coordinators (PSC) by email, telephone, mail or directly through this website to discuss your transport needs.



Question 5: How do I choose my pathways?

You can choose your pathways on the “My Interest List” bar on the Pathways page

or

You can contact the St Laurence Planning & Services Coordinators (PSC) by email, telephone, mail or directly through this website.

Your choices will be confirmed when you complete your MyPATH plan.



Question 6: If I’m not happy with the Pathways I’ve chosen, how do I change them?

Your Key Worker will be happy to talk with you about your options and choices.



Question 7: What is a Key Worker?

A Key Worker is the person who is your “go-to” person. You can talk with your Key Worker about anything.



Question 8: What if I wish to do something that is not on offer?

Your MyPATH plan is designed for you. Talk with the Planning and Services Coordinator or your Key Worker about your interests and choices.



Question 9: What if I want support on my own, not in a group?

MyPATH is flexible and can be tailored to meet your individual needs.



Question 10: How much does MyPATH cost?

Fees and charges apply to MyPATH courses and activities.

MyPATH is designed to assist people with a disability to achieve their goals.


People wishing to participate in MyPATH will usually have funding through:

  • Individualised Support Packages (ISP's)
  • Futures for Young Adults (FFYA)
  • Transport Accident Commission (TAC)
  • Workcover
  • Other funding bodies.

Some people may also choose to purchase MyPATH supports on a ‘fee for service’ basis, e.g. using some of their Disability Support Pension.

For more information, contact the St Laurence Planning & Services Coordinators (PSC) by email, telephone, mail or directly through this website.



Question 11: When is MyPATH available?

MyPATH is flexible and designed to meet your individual needs.

Pathways are available from Monday to Friday and some activities are available on weekends.

 
 
 

Making an Interest List

Whilst browsing the MyPATH website you are able to construct a custom interest based on the Modules you are interested in.

To use this feature simply click on the ADD Buttons(1) located under each module. Once you have added a module it will be displayed on the 'My Interest List'(2) in the right hand column.

The contact form on the website will be automatically filled out with the modules you are interested in.