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Information, Linkages and Capacity Building

Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) is an important part of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

ILC is the tier of the NDIS that supports communities and mainstream services to build their capacity to include, support and involve people with disability by developing resources and providing connections to services and supports in the community.

You do not have to be eligible for the NDIS in order to access ILC activities and resources.

ILC Grants 2017-2018

More than $8 million in State and Commonwealth government funding has been awarded to almost 50 organisations around Western Australia in the latest round of the ILC grants program.

This follows a comprehensive Expression of Interest process.

Grants for 2017-2018 have been awarded for initiatives across four priority areas. These focus on:

  • Improving links for people with disability to relevant mainstream and community services;
  • Increasing knowledge and capability within mainstream services;
  • Connecting people with disability and their communities; and
  • Supporting people with disability to engage with and navigate the NDIS.

Information about the successful grant recipients is available on the Tenders WA website.

ILC Grants 2016-2017

The 2016-17 WA ILC priority areas were identified from NDIS in WA trial area learnings and experiences, as well as feedback from Ministerial Advisory Council on Disability community and sector engagement events. The priorities comprised:

  • information and advice on the NDIS in WA
  • preparation for the formal NDIS in WA planning process
  • self-management.

A list of the successful ILC Grant Recipients for 2016-17 is available on the Tenders WA website.

The ILC grant activities calendar lists information sessions, workshops and one-to-one sessions available to people with disability, as well as their families and carers, in locations across WA.

Further reading

Interesting ILC developments and events are shared through our ILC stories.

Stay up to date with ILC events by following our WA NDIS Facebook page and Twitter feed.

Related documents

Process Terms and Conditions and Definitions (Request for Expression of Interest)