Find verified support workers to help with your cooking, grocery shopping & meal preparation

If you’re an NDIS or Home Care Package recipient looking for help with meal preparation or household tasks, create a free Mable account and find local verified support workers to help with your daily needs.
Support worker helps two people with disabilities prepare vegetables at the kitchen bench.
Support worker helps two people with disabilities prepare vegetables at the kitchen bench.

19M+ Care hours delivered

24k+ Active NDIS and aged care clients

18k+ Active support workers

Join Mable for free today & use your NDIS or Home Care Package funds to get support around the home & kitchen

NDIS package and meal preparation services

If you have been approved for an NDIS package, support around the home and meal preparation may be subsidised as part of your plan. Mable can connect you with a support worker who can help you with your grocery shopping, meal preparation, cooking and meal planning so you can always have access to delicious meals.

Home Care Package and meal preparation services

Your home care package allows you to find support workers to assist with meal preparation, cooking and grocery shopping, no matter the level you’re on. Mable can connect you with friendly and verified support workers to help you out with your cooking and meal preparation needs. Make daily living easier with support in the kitchen.

Find a verified support worker and get a helping hand in the kitchen to enjoy your meals

Independent NDIS and Home Care Package support workers on Mable offer meal preparation, cooking services and grocery shopping. Your independent Mable support worker can help you with the following needs:
  • Grocery shopping
  • Meal preparation
  • Cooking for you
  • Cooking with you
  • Meal planning
  • And more!
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See how Abby & Shannon use Mable to get support around the home

“I definitely love using Mable, it’s so much easier… you really get to know what the carer is like before you even get to meet them.”

Abby & Shannon

Six Reasons why 24,000+ Australians trust Mable to find verified support workers for their meal preparation

Adult with disability is served pavlova at dinner table while support team watches.

Stay independent

You have complete control over who comes into your home and when.

Choose workers

You choose support workers who match your lifestyle, personality and needs​.

Control services

You pick the services and when they happen​.

More hours of support

You spend less on fees so you could get more hours of support, on average*.

Verified workers

You negotiate with vetted independent support workers.

Simple online platform

You manage your support team in one easy platform.

Adult with disability is served pavlova at dinner table while support team watches.

How Mable compares

The Mable logo.

Traditional provider

Online-employed provider

Choose your 
support workers

Hire the right support for you

Control what services are delivered and when

Decide who delivers services and when

Connect with verified support workers

Vetted with reference checks, Police Check and Working with Children Check

Low fees so you could get more hours of support*

16.6% fees

48% fees

32.4% fees

Lower average amount paid per hour**

$57

$60

$66

Online tools to manage your support team easily

Simple web platform and app

Swipe to compare

The Mable logo

Traditional provider

Online-employed provider

Choose your support workers

Control what services are delivered and when

Connect with verified support workers
Low fees so you could get more hours of support*

Lower average amount paid per hour**

Online tools to manage your support team easily

How Mable works

In just three simple steps the Mable platform empowers you to get more out of your NDIS or Home Care Package and find an independent support worker in your local area who offers assistance with meal preparation.

Join Mable and create your free job post

Once you’ve joined, create a job post detailing your needs or search for profiles by location and preferences. Each profile features photos, bios, skills, reviews, and rates for easy selection.

Review applicants, agree on rates and services

Take charge of your support: choose your service, negotiate timings and rates, and arrange a meet-and-greet (virtual or in-person) with your independent support workers before support is delivered.

Work with verified workers

Create a team of support workers you trust and enjoy, with every Mable booking ensuring comprehensive insurance, access to our Trust & Safety Team, and a clear record of all interactions.

Find the right services for you

On Mable, you can choose the services that suit your goals and support needs.

Daily living, social and community activities

Housework, organising transport, gardening, meal prep, and more.

Personal care

Showering, hoist transfer, exercise assistance, palliative care, and more.

Qualifications needed for workers

Nursing

Wound care, medication management, respite support, and more.

Qualifications needed for workers

Allied health

Occupational therapy, psychology, physiotherapy and speech therapy.

Qualifications needed for workers

FAQs

Mable is an online platform that connects NDIS or HCP recipients looking for support with independent support workers. More than 18 million hours of support have been delivered through Mable over the last 10 years, enabling hundreds of thousands of people across Australia to live their kind of independence.

Signing up to Mable is free which means you can start searching and messaging support workers today. Independent support workers on the platform set their own hourly rates, which are displayed on their profile. You can discuss and agree the rate and schedule with each individual support worker before booking them.

Workers and clients agree on rates before support is delivered on Mable. The client pays this agreed rate plus 7.95%, while the independent worker receives the agreed rate less 10%.

No fees are charged until a client books a support worker and the services are delivered. All payments are made online and can be easily tracked via your timesheet and reports on your dashboard.

There are no set rates on Mable. Clients and workers agree on hours and rates above Mable’s $36 minimum hourly rate. To find out more about the average rates observed on the Mable platform, please visit our pricing page.

No fees are charged until you book a support worker and the services are delivered.

Support workers on Mable can help with meal planning, grocery shopping, they can cook with you, cook for you, and prepare meals for you. Support workers on Mable can help you with all aspects of enjoying freshly cooked meals.

Join Mable for free & find support workers to help with meal preparation, groceries or any household services!

Support worker and child with disability in aprons roll pasta through a dough machine in kitchen.