National Disability Insurance Scheme
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of providing individualised support and care for people with disability, their families and carers. We are a registered provider of NDIS supports in South Australia.
Help with your NDIS Plan
We work alongside you to help you understand your NDIS Plan; as well as assist you to find, connect with and maintain the supports of your choice.
In Your School
We support you to transition from school towards future pathways including further training, education and employment.
Finding and Keeping a Job
We support you to find a job and give you ongoing workplace support within our ADE’s (Australian Disability Enterprises). We also offer individual employment support in Open Employment including time limited on-the-job training and post placement support.
In Your Home
We assist you with your personal care and help you develop and learn new skills so you’re happy at home. This support can be provided in the family home, rental home or other private accommodation.
In Your Community
We support you to reach your goals while using a developmental approach. This means we support you to access your community supports.
Employers & Businesses
Whether you can offer employment, provide work for our factories or are interested in partnering with us we want to hear from you!
What's happening at Barkuma
Introducing CEO Simon Rowberry
I am very excited to have been selected to become Barkuma’s new Chief Executive Officer. I have worked in the disability sector for over 20 years and have a passion for increasing the opportunities for people with disability to participate in both the...
What’s the difference between a Local Area Coordinator and a Support Coordinator?
There’s a lot of information out there about the NDIS and sometimes it’s hard to know what all the different terms mean. One area that can cause confusion is the difference between a Local Area Coordinator and a Support Coordinator. Both people will...
What you need to know about SLES
Leaving school can be a stressful, confusing and challenging time. That’s why it’s important to be well prepared for the next stage of your life, which may include finding and keeping a job or further study. Having a job brings a range of benefits including...
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Friends of Barkuma
Salisbury Football Club
We are very excited to announce our partnership with the Salisbury Football Club C7 team. We presented the team with their new guernseys together with Warren Tredrea and Tom Rehn from Channel 9 Adelaide. The...
Sean and Huen
Barkuma first supported Sean in his family home to build rapport and confidence while providing his family with respite. The initial goals, aimed to support Sean to learn new life skills and develop a connection...
Goodstart Early Learning
Goodstart Early Learning was founded on a vision of giving children the best possible start in life through access to quality early learning. They are entirely Australian owned and not-for profit with every dollar spent...