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.
28 Jul 2016
A history of domestic violence had left Flo with back injuries and depression. She had anxiety about an upcoming court appearance, and felt isolated, with some communication barriers contributing to her feelings of isolation.
Flo said she would like to make friends with people from her country of origin, being the Philippines. Flo reported being unable to drive long distances and identified that as a barrier to her achieving those desired social connections, given that the only relevant multicultural group that she was aware of was a relatively long drive away, in Newcastle. Read more...