Nappies & Feeds

Variety provides assistance towards the purchase of nutritional feeds (including associated consumables) and nappies to assist kids living with sickness or disability.

IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON GRANT APPLICATIONS

Please note that during the current coronavirus COVID-19 situation, we are making every effort to minimise disruption to our work practices and workflow whilst also maintaining the health and safety of our staff. We understand our families and referrers may be experiencing similar challenges. All enquiries including but not limited to invoices and reimbursements may face delays in being actioned. Our Kids Support team are working hard to avoid or limit any delays, however, we appreciate your patience and understanding as we navigate through this unique and challenging time. If you have any questions we’re here to help. Please email us on [email protected]. For regular updates on Variety’s work you can sign up to our newsletter or join our Facebook group.

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Variety provides assistance towards the purchase of nutritional feeds (including associated consumables) and nappies to assist kids living with sickness or disability.

You can select one or more as part of the grant request up to the value of $1,000. These must be directly related to the diagnosis and supported by a GP or Allied Health Professional

  • Nutritional Feeds – formula, oral nutrition supplements, food thickeners
  • Consumables – feeding sets, enteral dispensers/syringes, enteral feeding tubes/devices, and accessories, wipes
  • Nappies

 

To be considered for a Nappies & Feeds 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, rare disease or disability
  • Previous recipients will not be considered for another Nutritional Feeds & Nappies grant until 12 months after the date listed on their outcome letter (though you may still be eligible for another of our grants during this time)
  • Unsuccessful applicants may be eligible to reapply for a Nutritional Feeds & Nappies grant 12 months after the date listed on their outcome letter.

Variety recommends consulting with your NDIS planner (if you have one), GP or Specialist before starting an application so they can best support you through the process.