Disability agencies and organisations

Disability agencies and organisations
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Find contact details for organisations dedicated to enhancing the lives of those with disabilities. This page contains contact details to organisations which are dedicated to encouraging and enhancing the lives of those with disabilities.  
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​​​​​The following agencies and organisations are really helpful for people who may suffer from physical disabilities, sensory impairments or other issues such as illnesses which may affect their daily lives. For a list of Mental Health agencies and organisations, please see the related page.

Physical and intellectual disabilities​

Paraplegic and Quadriplegic Association of NSW (PARAQUAD)​

Provides a range of services to people with paraplegia, quadriplegia and related disabilities through their community services program. 

Recreation Sports and Aquatic Club (RSAC)

Community based organisation which provides sports training, activities, recreation, participation, social opportunities and support to people with a disability. ​

Northcott Disability Services (Roselands)

Organisation that offers school leavers with a disability flexible, innovative and highly individualised service.

Uniting

Uniting work with people of all ages and lifestyles, from prevention and early intervention through to community development, education and ongoing support​. ​

L'Arche Australia

Service consists of a number of households and independent flats. People with disability and a support team of Assistants live and work alongside each other.

Chinese Association of Social Services (CASS)

CASS Group Homes provides housing and support services to people with intellectual disability in a friendly community setting.​

Hireup

An online platform for people with disability to find, hire and manage support workers who fit their needs and share their interests.

Sensory impairments​

Vision Australia

Assists children and adults who are blind or vision-impaired by providing information, technical aids, advice, and employment assistance. ​

Guide Dogs NSW/ACT

Provides a range of mobility and orientation services to people with vision impairment including cane training, guide dogs and sighted guide training. ​

Better Hearing Australia (Sydney)

Provides an Australia-wide community support service of rehabilitation and help for people with hearing impairment.

Deaf Society of NSW

Provides a wide range of social services programs for deaf people.

Australian Tinnitus Association (ATA)

Provides support and counselling to tinnitus sufferers.

Other organisations​ and groups for people with disability

Ability Links

Ability Links NSW Coordinators, known as Linkers, work closely with people with disability, their families and carers to support them to fulfil their goals, hopes and dreams.

Access to Care​

Access to Care provides individualised support to people with disabilities and their families which is culturally responsive to their needs by giving them the​ ‘Choice and Control” in receiving services to achieve their goals of health and well-being.​

AFFORD

Offers a wide range of supports that cover all core aspects of live: community, living, work, education and health.

Alzheimer's Australia NSW

Represents people living with dementia; and their families and carers.

Breakthru Employment Services

Specialises in disability services, mental health support, training and employment. 

The Compassionate Friends (NSW) Inc.

A self-help organisation offering friendship and understanding to bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents.

​Creating Links

Provides support for people with disabilities and their families through innovative, responsive and flexible services to support individual goals, positive relationships, and wellbeing. 

Disability Services Australia

Provides opportunities for choice, inclusion and achievement at home, in the community, through education and in employment.​

Flourish Australia

Flourish Australia has decades of experience in helping people who have a lived experience of mental health issues to live contributing lives in the community. Finding a job that is right for you may take a combination of things. Flourish Australia can assist with everything from helping you get your skills up-to-date, right through to assisting you to find full or part-time work in open employment.

Koorana

A children’s service offering services to mainstream children as well as those with disabilities.

Motor Neurone Disease Association of NSW

Provides support and information to people with all types of motor neurone disease. 

Relationships Australia​

Provides relationship support services to enhance human and family relationships.

Relationships and Private Stuff​

Supports people to develop social and friendship skills; as well as relationships and sexuality knowledge and awareness.

Wesley Mission - Disability Support

Wesley Mission Disability Services are supporting people with disability to achieve their goals in more ways than ever. Their services include housing options, life skills training, help finding employment, in-home support, home modifications and much more.​

​If you are a service that operates in Canterbury-Bankstown a​nd would like to be listed, ​contact 9707 9857. ​