Disability agencies and organisations

Disability agencies and organisations
Carer with child with a disability
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. 

Handital NSW Inc.

An organisation that provides assistance and support to people primarily of Italian background.​

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 Care Supported Living

Residential living program for adults with physical disabilities, independent living program, respite care accommodation, support and case management. ​

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.​

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.

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.​

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.


​If you are a service that operates in Canterbury-Bankstown a​nd would like to be listed, ​contact 9789 9432. ​