What is Ability Links NSW?
Ability Links NSW is a way of connecting people with disability, their families and carers in the community.
Linkers work closely with people with disability, their families and carers to support them to fulfil their goals, hopes and dreams. Providers are the organisations that offer services to people with disability and the community. Linkers work for these Providers.
There are a range of Providers around the state, you can use this website to help you find a Provider or Linker in your area.
Who can use Ability Links?
Ability Links NSW is for:
- people with disability aged 0 to 64 years
- carers and families of people with disability.
Individual, clubs, groups and businesses can also access Ability Links NSW for information and support on inclusion of people with disability. There is no formal assessment process or referral that you need to meet in order to use Ability Links NSW.
Ability Links NSW – This is what Linkers do
Ability Links NSW now has a video showcasing what Linkers do, and just a few of the awesome outcomes they achieve for people they support in local communities!
27 Oct 2016
Daniel Sheedy came into contact with Ability Links after suffering a heart attack and a stroke. His speech and his memory remain significantly affected and this makes his life difficult, he says. Click here to read more on how he is progressing and his goals.
24 Oct 2016
Courtney first came across Ability Links not long after she moved into Rankin Park. One of her challenges was to try and find some sporting activities that she liked to do that she could access. One example was horse riding. Click here to read the story on how Courtney intends to become a travel trainer.