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!
7 Dec 2016
More than 40 members of the Hunter’s Culturally and Linguistically Diverse community came together to celebrate their part in a unique engagement and capacity-building project delivered by Ability Links NSW.
The Community Advisors, who speak more than a dozen languages between them, shared their experiences of disability inclusion and community participation and developed strategies to support their communities, including linking people to the NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme).
6 Dec 2016
The CALD Disability Engagement Project supports culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities in the NSW Hunter region to identify and access suitable disability supports through the National Disability Insurance Scheme to enhance participation and inclusion in the community.