Mobility Equipment

Variety’s Mobility Equipment Grant provides kids with access to mobility equipment to help support them to do the everyday things they may otherwise struggle with due to sickness or disability.

We are pleased to advise that we are reopening the Variety Mobility Grant for a short round which will be open until Wednesday 30 September 2020.

You can select one or more of the following as part of the grant request. These must be directly related to the diagnosis and supported by a GP or Allied Health Professional.

  • Bike – including modified bikes, trikes and scooters
  • Car Seats – including position systems
  • Gait trainer
  •  Helmets – including safety helmets for bikes and seizures
  •  Hoists/Lifts – including electric and manual hoists, slings etc
  •  In home mobility therapeutic items – including trampolines etc
  •  Positioning Systems – including hi-lo chairs, side layers etc
  •  Ramps – Access ramps for car, homes or buildings (non-capital works)
  •  Shower Chairs
  •  Standers – standing frames and standing assistive equipment
  •  Strollers (strictly for children aged 5 years and younger only)
  •  Toilet Chairs
  •  Wheelchairs – Powered/Electric
  •  Wheelchairs – Manual
  •  Wheelchair – Sports
  •  Walk Assistance items – including postural splints, theratogs,
  •  Walkers – including frames and walkers

To be considered for a Mobility Equipment Grant you must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must live in NSW or ACT
  • Applications can only be accepted for kids aged 0 to 18 years
  • Applicants must be medically diagnosed with a chronic illness or disability
  • Previous recipients will not be considered for another Mobility grant until 12 months after the date listed on their outcome letter
  • Unsuccessful applicants may be eligible to reapply for a Mobility grant 12 months after the date listed on their outcome letter

Variety recommends consulting with your NDIS planner (if you have one), GP, Specialist or Social/Support Worker before starting an application so they can best support you through the process. Please show them the policy guidelines here or refer them to our website for further information.

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If you have any questions please reach out. We continue to experience a high volume of inquiries and appreciate your patience, we are doing our best to get back to people as quickly as we can. Variety staff are continuing to work from our homes for the safety of our community so we recommend emailing [email protected] rather than calling at this time.