Frequently asked Questions

What types of support do you offer?

Burke and Beyond specialises in group Support, which is currently delivered to participants from 5 locations around Melbourne. Each of the five sites offer a range of different supports, including building social, pre-employment and community skills as well as a more recreational focus for our older participants. We also offer School Leavers Employment Supports (SLES). Look at each of our services on this website for more information.

Do you provide one-on-one supports?

Burke and Beyond also offers one-on-one support as part of our Outreach Program. Contact our Intake Officer for more information on 9886 1111 and choosing 2 on the menu.

Can I visit your services and get an idea of what you have to offer?

Yes you can. When you contact the Intake Officer, they will arrange a time for you to visit any of our services at a time convenient to you.

Do you offer trials?

Yes, anyone interested in joining one of our services will be offered as many as two come and try days at no cost. This is a great opportunity to come and meet other participants and staff and get a good feel for the place.

Are you registered with the NDIS?

Yes, Burke and Beyond is a registered provider and all of our staff members and volunteers have received a worker’s clearance from the NDIS Commission.

Do we need a service agreement to start with you?

Yes, everyone who attends our services needs to have a service agreement in place. We will provide this for you once you have expressed that you want to join Burke and Beyond.

What does it cost to attend your group program?

A detailed breakdown will be provided to you when you meet with us but generally speaking, group support is charged at a 1:4 ratio of 6.5 hours per day, 48 weeks per year (for a full-time placement, pro-rata if part-time). Outreach is charged at a 1:1 rate. Non-Face-to-Face charges are applicable and you can find more information on the participant publication page, under Non-Face-to-Face Charges. Please click here to be taken to the page.

All participants attending Burke and Beyond will be billed a daily consumables charge of $2.50 per day. This will be invoiced separately.

Do you have school holidays?

No, group support works in line with 4 terms of 12 weeks. We have a calendar of activities which is available on the website and generally, we have a three week break over the Christmas period and one week of holiday in July.