Your Life Your Choice Host Providers - Disability Services, Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services (Queensland Government)

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Your Life Your Choice Host Providers

South Burnett CTC

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CROSB provides a service to the South Burnett region including Kingaroy, Blackbutt, Yarraman, Goomeri, Murgon, Cherbourg, Tansey, Tingoora, Wondai, Proston, Durong South, Nanango and many other towns Services are available to all people eligible under ‘Your Life Your Choice’

Target group

All people with a disability aged 0 - 65years eligible under Your Life Your Choice.

Organisational Information

Community Respite Options South Burnett (CROSB) is part of South Burnett CTC Inc (CTC), a community organisation that provides a range of services and supports to families and individuals across the region.

CTC has grown for 30 years in the South Burnett and is a dynamic, respected organisation which has adapted to meet the changing needs of our local area. By being truly local, CTC can offer services that are genuinely integrated with the wider community.

As a provider under the ‘Your Life Your Choice’ program, CROSB offers the benefit of 10 years of experience in assisting individuals and their family/carers who require support. The service has delivered respite, social support, advice, advocacy and referral services to literally hundreds of South Burnett residents. Our staff are experienced, qualified and dedicated. As community members themselves, they understand the challenges which can come from living in a rural community as well as the many opportunities and advantages of our wonderful regional area.

Our Vision

CROSB Mission Statement:

Our Mission is to provide a;

C Comprehensive and Community Based

L Local Service, which

E Encompasses a broad range of options, which are

A Accessible, and

R Responsive to meet the respite and support needs of people with a Disability in the South Burnett.

Host Provider Model

CROSB’s model is to work in partnership with each client to choose the right host package that will allow them the flexibility to meet changing needs.

Clients (and family/carer) will be invited to a free one hour consultation with our experienced, dedicated Consultant. Together they will identify the client’s:

  • Goals and personal aspirations, as well as any challenges or specific needs they might have.
  • Develop a Support Plan of action and budget with clear goals and activities.
  • Facilitate connection with local community agencies.
  • Involve you in decision making at all levels.
  • Review the Support Plan at least every 6 months or more frequently at the request of the person, their family or carer.

Fee Structure

Initial consultation

  • Up to 2 hours fee then $49 per hour thereafter, plus travel kilometres (over 50km distance)

Services provided

  • Discuss service categories that have been assessed or prioritised by Disability Services
  • Discuss Self Directed Support and different models
  • Discuss different levels of Self Directed funding
  • Discuss level of host provider support you would like to receive
  • Discuss total funding available
  • Discuss the services you may be interested in that are available in your community.

Your Life Your Choice Support Plan

  • $52 per hour

Service provided

  • Gather information and feedback
  • Negotiate and develop a plan
  • Review/Changes to plan for services

Service Level 1 Fully Self-Directed Model (Financial Reporting Only)

  • No establishment fee
  • Administration fee 5% of total package

Services Provided

  • Host arrangement established
  • Initial assistance with record keeping and acquittal processes

Service Level 2 – Self-Directed Model (Financial Reporting/Support Plan Development Assistance)

  • Establishment fee $250
  • Administration fee 6% of total package

Services Provided

  • Host arrangement established
  • Some assistance with initial planning
  • Some assistance with initial budgeting
  • Some assistance with record keeping and acquittal processes
  • Some assistance with sourcing supports.

Service Level 3 – Self-Directed Model (Full Supports Requested)

  • Administration Fee 8% of total package
  • Initial Set up fee $500

Services Provided

  • Host arrangement established
  • Full assistance with planning
  • Full assistance with budgeting
  • Full assistance with plan and services review
  • Full assistance with payments to providers/suppliers
  • Full assistance with record keeping and acquittal processes
  • Managing ongoing supports





Contact name:
Jane Sims
Contact position:
Office Manager
Contact phone:
07 4162 9081
Contact email:

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