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Frequently Asked Questions

NDIS

Cahoots is NDIS registered and committed to helping our families access the funding that they need to attend our activities. Our team are more than happy to write you a letter of support for your next NDIS plan or review. We are also focused on supporting West Aussie families who face exceptional challenges and we therefore continue to provide sponsorship to families who face extreme financial hardships. If you have any questions or queries please review our frequently asked questions below or contact us directly.

Participants without funding

For participants who cannot afford to pay for Cahoots services please complete our sponsorship application form here.

Cancellations

Please review Cahoots cancellation policy here C01 Cancellation Policy

Pricing

Cahoots has made some significant changes to the delivery of our camps and programs to increase the quality and safeguarding of our participants and team on all activities. Key changes include increasing the quality and ratio of support workers on all our activities as well as improving your customer experience. We continue to work hard at fundraising to keep our fees within NDIS rates. We also provide sponsorship to families who don’t have access to funding.

How these changes will improve your experience:
Your child will have better quality support and person-centred care
Your child will be more supported to learn from activities and reach their goals
You will be able to reach our team to ask questions more easily 
We will be able to offer a broader range of services

Cahoots can provide letters of support to help you get the most out of your NDIS funding, ensuring your child can progress towards their goals.

For a personalised letter of support, please contact our team of Family Relationship Officers at info@cahoots.org.au.

Cahoots also offers sponsorship opportunities for families experiencing extreme financial hardship. To apply for sponsorship click here.

Cahoots operates with a much higher than required ratio of care, balancing our staff with qualified volunteers, to provide the extra support and help, which makes Cahoots camps and programs so safe, fun and special for everyone involved!

Cahoots’ prices include planning and coordination, all activities, service delivery team members, accommodation, catering, transport and all equipment needed. All activities are run by qualified facilitators and support staff to ensure that Cahoots participants and volunteers have a safe, enjoyable experience with opportunities to connect, learn and celebrate together.

Cahoots has increased the quality and safeguarding of our camps by increasing paid facilitators and support. This will help ensure that everyone in Cahoots care is given personal and memorable experiences, abundant opportunities to connect, learn and celebrate together. Price increases may prompt a review of existing service agreements to ensure there is sufficient funding allocated for Cahoots services. Our Family Relationships Officers can assist you with this and any other questions you may have at info@cahoots.org.au

Cahoots will communicate price increases as soon as possible and with a clear effective date. Any activities undertaken after this date will be charged at the new rates as indicated in customer service agreements.

We continue to work hard at fundraising to keep our fees within NDIS rates.

We also provide sponsorship to families who don’t have access to funding.

Cahoots recreational service prices are updated in line with the NDIS guidelines. Our team are more than happy to write you a letter of support for your next NDIS plan or review. We are also focused on supporting West Aussie families who face exceptional challenges and we therefore continue to provide sponsorship to families who face extreme financial hardships.

Teens camps cost more than kids camps as the particpants needs can become more diverse as they develop into teenagers, we provide further training to our staff to cater for these needs. This is required to ensure our high safety and quality standards. Also, activities and catering for teens are generally more expensive than kids, which is included in Cahoots prices.

This is due to the claims process within the NDIS portal. It may causes a difference of a few cents. All prices listed on our website are the maximum rate, you will not be charged over this amount. 

Weekend rates are higher in SCHADS award (rates we pay staff) and also for accommodation and activities. This rate is all inclusive of all these expenses and is still well within the NDIS total limit.

If you are still waiting for an NDIS plan or you need help with your plan, please contact our team and they will be able to provide a letter of support for Cahoots services. In the meantime you would be eligible to apply for sponsorship from Cahoots

Discounted rates are approximately 30% (discounted by 70% from full fees). Cahoots is a mission driven charity, which aims to support many Western Australia families who face exceptional challenges by offering a low cost sponsorship rate.

To apply for sponsorship with Cahoots please complete our sponsorship application form here. 

We are planning to launch this new program for young people in October, we’ll be sure to update our families as soon as our launch date is confirmed. If you would like to be the first to access this service please submit your expression of interest here – we know places on this program will book out quickly!

High Support

Yes! Cahoots will be running our first High Support Medical retreat in January 2021 and again in April 2021. To register your interest please complete the expression of interest form here.

Yes, you can bring your support worker, provided they are able to complete all Cahoots training, and comply with Cahoots policies and processes. The price for camps and programs will remain the same, as this is all inclusive.

Bookings and Registration

  • Registrations for all programs close 4 days before the program. 
  • Registrations for all camps close 10 days before the camp. 

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