The State-wide Equipment Program (SWEP) is a sub-division of Ballarat Health Services which oversees a number of different 'assistive technology' programs.

SWEP provides Victorian people who either have a permanent or long-term disability or are frail aged with subsidised aids, equipment and home and vehicle modifications to enhance their independence and facilitate community participation.

The State-wide Equipment Program (SWEP)

What is SWEP?

The State-wide Equipment Program (SWEP) is managed by Ballarat Health Services. SWEP manages a number of different 'assistive technology' programs.

How can SWEP help you?

SWEP provides a subsidy towards the cost of equipment and/or modifications. This is to improve independence in your home, assist in community participation and support families and carers in their role. This is provided through a number of programs, details of which are available below. Reissue equipment will be provided where appropriate.
For more information you can access our booklet online by clicking here or request a print copy by contacting us.
For more information relating to one of our programs please click on the links below:

Programs within the Community Equipment Programs (CEP) include:

SEL is a program funded by the Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR), Office of Early Childhood Intervention and Childcare. It is managed by SWEP on behalf of the Gowrie Institute:

NDIS is a program partially funded by State Government, and partially by Commonwealth Government:

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