STAY is a long term supported accommodation service for people with a disability that is staffed 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
STAY is located in Hamilton in the Western District of Victoria and provides residential services for people within the Southern Grampians Shire. As of May 2014, STAY has five residences, two respite facilities (adult & children’s) and two outreach Units.
The Respite facility offers 24 hour support as well as an after school respite program, available to all school aged children with a disability. This currently operates three days a week during school terms.
In total the service provides accommodation and respite for approximately 60 families within the Hamilton area.
STAY is a not for profit organisation that employs approximately 45 staff including house supervisors, permanent and part-time staff as well as casual staff.
STAY is funded by the Department of Human Services and managed by a dedicated Committee of Management.