Out Doors Inc. works closely with Health Providers who would like to refer their participant to our adventure and recreation programs for better mental health.

These include Support Workers, General Practitioners, Psychiatrists, Psychologists and more.

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1. Referral Process

2. Eligibility (NDIS, non-NDIS and Seniors)

3. Agency Services

4. Success Stories

How do I Refer a Participant to Out Doors?

1. Find out if your participant is eligible for funding.

Use our simple eligibility quiz to see if your participant qualifies for NDIS or State Government funding.

2. Attend a New Participant Information Session (optional).

Book a place for your participant on our next New Participant Information Session to make sure Out Doors is the right service for them. Click here to see our upcoming information sessions. 

Please note, that this is optional. If you are comfortable with the information on the website, you can proceed directly to an intake assessment.

3. Book a free intake assessment.

A button will appear under the eligibility quiz if your answers indicate that your participant is eligible for funding. Press the button and fill out the online form to complete the booking. Alternatively, you can call us on 03 9417 2111 or email us at indoors@outdoorsinc.org.au to arrange an intake assessment for your participant.

Intake assessments can be held online over a video call or in-person at our office. Our team will be in touch to guide you and your participant through the process prior to the appointment.

4. Fill in and submit the Personal Information Form.

You will be sent an email with more information (including a Personal Information Form) once you book an intake assessment. It’s very important you fill in and return the Personal Information Form BEFORE the intake assessment, otherwise, we will need to reschedule the meeting.

5. Join us outdoors!

And just like that, your participant is ready to go on their first Out Doors program. We can’t wait to have them join us.

Note: All new or returning participants (who have not engaged with our services for more than 12 months) are required to participate in a 1-day activity followed by an overnight activity before progressing to multiple overnight programs.

Participant Eligibility Quiz
Answer a few simple questions to see if you are eligible for funding.
Congratulations your participant is eligible!

Nice work! Your participant is one step closer to joining us outdoors! The next step is to book an intake assessment. It is a simple meeting that takes around 1-hour.

Click here to book an intake assessment now!
Congratulations your participant is eligible!

Nice work! Your participant is one step closer to joining us outdoors! The next step is to book an intake assessment. It is a simple meeting that takes around 1-hour.

Click here to book an intake assessment now!
Congratulations your participant is eligible!

Nice work! Your participant is one step closer to joining us outdoors! The next step is to book an intake assessment. It is a simple meeting that takes around 1-hour.

Click here to book an intake assessment now!
Congratulations your participant is eligible!

Nice work! Your participant is one step closer to joining us outdoors! The next step is to book an intake assessment. It is a simple meeting that takes around 1-hour.

Click here to book an intake assessment now!
Congratulations your participant is eligible!

Nice work! Your participant is one step closer to joining us outdoors! The next step is to book an intake assessment. It is a simple meeting that takes around 1-hour.

Click here to book an intake assessment now!
Congratulations your participant is eligible!

Nice work! Your participant is one step closer to joining us outdoors! The next step is to book an intake assessment. It is a simple meeting that takes around 1-hour.

Click here to book an intake assessment now!
Unfortunately, based on your answers you are not eligible for funding to come on our programs. You can call us on 03 9417 2111 or email us at indoors@outdoorsinc.org.au to discuss other options.
Unfortunately, based on your answers you are not eligible for funding to come on our programs. You can call us on 03 9417 2111 or email us at indoors@outdoorsinc.org.au to discuss other options.
Unfortunately, based on your answers you are not eligible for funding to come on our programs. You can call us on 03 9417 2111 or email us at indoors@outdoorsinc.org.au to discuss other options.
Unfortunately, based on your answers you are not eligible for funding to come on our programs. You can call us on 03 9417 2111 or email us at indoors@outdoorsinc.org.au to discuss other options.
Unfortunately, based on your answers you are not eligible for funding to come on our programs. You can call us on 03 9417 2111 or email us at indoors@outdoorsinc.org.au to discuss other options.
Unfortunately, based on your answers you are not eligible for funding to come on our programs. You can call us on 03 9417 2111 or email us at indoors@outdoorsinc.org.au to discuss other options.
Unfortunately, based on your answers you are not eligible for funding to come on our programs. You can call us on 03 9417 2111 or email us at indoors@outdoorsinc.org.au to discuss other options.
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Eligibility

NDIS Participants (16-64)

Out Doors is a registered NDIS Provider (#4050002688).

Participants who have an NDIS Plan are eligible to attend an Out Doors program.

If you (or your client) are on an NDIS plan, you can use our NDIS Fee Calculator to get a quote in a few easy steps by clicking here.

Alternatively, you can download a copy of Out Doors Weekday NDIS Fee Schedule by clicking here.

Non-NDIS Participants (16-64)

Participants who do not have an NDIS Plan can access Out Doors services under our Planned Respite funding. The eligibility criteria for this funding stream is the participant must:

  • be aged 16 – 64

  • have an informal carer

  • have a mental health issue

  • live in the North or Eastern Metropolitan Regions of Melbourne

Seniors (65+)

Seniors who have an NDIS Plan are eligible to attend an Out Doors program.

Seniors who do not have an NDIS Plan can access Out Doors services under our Seniors Health Promotion funding stream. Eligible participants must:

  • be 65+

  • be at risk or living with a mental health issue

  • live in the North or Western Metropolitan Regions of Melbourne

Contact Us

Want to learn more about referring a participant?

Agency Services

Out Doors is committed to working in partnership with other agencies to plan and develop programs that meet the needs of their consumers.

The complexity and length of the program depend on the ability of the group and individual goals. Out Doors can offer agencies day programs as well as sequential and overnight activities.

Out Doors has more than 30 years’ experience working with various cultural groups and communities, specialising in education and skill development in a social, practical, and less structured environment. Our programs improve learning outcomes as well as the overall wellbeing of people who are vulnerable and in need of support.

For further information on our Agency Services, please contact us.

Success Stories