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

Community Living Association

Available to

Brisbane Northside including Caboolture, Deception Bay and Redcliffe areas

Target group

People aged 0 – 65 with cognitive disabilities including intellectual disabilities, acquired brain injuries, foetal alcohol syndrome and behavioural disabilities.

Organisational Information

CLA has had extensive experience in building a community where everyone supports, affirms and values people with cognitive disabilities.
Some activities include supporting:

  • A group of people with disabilities to run their own housing co-operative
  • A group of people with disabilities to set up their own worker co-operative
  • A group of people with and without disabilities to form the Nundah All Stars Musical Group
  • Supporting people with disabilities to volunteer or set up their own business
  • Supporting people with disability to recruit a flatmate without a disability
  • Supporting parents with an intellectual disability

Take a look at the links below and read about our work:

Host Provider Model

CLA – Your Life Your Choice Brokerage Arm offers people a range of approaches to individualised and self-directed funding which include:

Level One

  • CLA holds funds.
  • Individual and family employ workers or contractors.
  • CLA pays workers or contractors on invoice.

Level Two

  • CLA holds funds.
  • Individual and family employ some workers or contractors and invoice CLA.
  • CLA employs some workers directly to work with individual and family.

Level Three

  • CLA holds funds.
  • Individual, family and CLA plan supports and recruit supports as agreed.
  • CLA employs and pays supports as CLA employees.

Individual and family can move between these levels as negotiated.

Fee Structure

CLA Your Life Your Choice Brokerage Arm’s fee structure is based on 5% - 18% which is assessed in accordance with the level of administration and coordination that is required.

Additional hourly charges apply when necessary; this is charged at $50.00 per hour.

Fee structures are outlined in relation to each individual and their particular support needs.

CLA will supply regular income and expenditure of funds updates as negotiated.

CLA offers a free introductory session for people with a disability and their family to
begin the planning process.





Contact name:
Sue Williams
Contact position:
Team Leader/CLA Your Life Your Choice Brokerage Arm
Contact phone:
07 3266 5633
Contact email:

Fee calculator

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