Aids and equipment

Providing subsidised aids and equipment, home and vehicle modifications to help people live safely and independently in their own home.

To be eligible for the Victorian Aids and Equipment Program (VA&EP), a person must:

  • Be a permanent resident of Victoria or
  • Hold a Permanent Protection Visa or Humanitarian Visa or be an asylum seeker and
  • Require assistive technology on a permanent or long-term basis for a health or ageing-related need.

People with a disability who do not meet National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) eligibility due to age, residency status or functional impairment level can also apply to the VA&EP.

For more information on the program and how to apply, see Victorian Aids and Equipment Program page on our Health.vic website.