Live your all.
Barkuma is a not-for-profit organisation that provides a range of supports for people with disability. For over 50 years, Barkuma has supported South Australians with disabilities Live their All. Together, we establish the capacity and confidence to transition out of high school and continue to build a life of independence that makes quality employment and accommodation outcomes achievable.
SERVICES & SUPPORT
At Barkuma, we understand Intellectual Disability, Learning Disability and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Our supports include School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES), Transition from High School, Supported Employment (Barkuma Commercial Services), Supported Independent Living (SIL), Open employment (DES), Support Coordination.
Empowering Futures: A Glorious Evening at Barkuma's Transition Program Graduation In a night filled with joy and inspiration, Barkuma proudly celebrated the graduation of 28 remarkable individuals from its Transition Program. The event, held to honour the hard work...
From Transition, School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES), Supported Employment at Commercial Services and Disability Employment Service (DES). Barkuma offers tailored services that enable people with disabilities achieve their career goals.
Barkuma provides a seamless pathway between these supports and the flexibility to combine multiple supports to thrive in the workforce.
The Disability Royal Commission Taskforce is set to work across departments and agencies to coordinate the Australian Government’s response to the recommendations, engaging closely with the disability community. Simon Rowberry, the CEO of Barkuma, shared his perspective, “While some recommendations may not seem immediately applicable, they all share the overarching goal of inclusivity, which aligns with Barkuma’s mission.
Supported Independent Living (SIL) encompasses a variety of services that support individuals with disabilities live independently.
Let’s look at some frequently asked questions about Supported Independent Living.
HOURS OF SUPPORT IN ACCOMMODATION
YOUNG PEOPLE SUPPORTED THROUGH SLES & TRANSITION PROGRAMS
PARTICIPANTS SUPPORTED ACROSS SA IN OPEN EMPLOYMENT