Delivering the Ability Links Program across much of regional and remote NSW
The North West Alliance delivers Ability Links NSW services across much of regional and remote NSW. The North West Alliance is a group of regional, community-based service organisations that share the same values. We have come together to support people living with disability, their families and carers to access resources, knowledge and opportunities in community to live the best life imaginable. We have 65 Linkers spread across a broad area from Wagga to Moree, Broken Hill to Byron Bay.
Social Futures is the lead agency for the North West Alliance. We provide Ability Links initiatives throughout Northern NSW.
- Mid Coast Communities: is a not-for-profit, non-government Incorporated Association with 40 years’ experience working in partnership with people, communities and community service sectors on the mid north coast of NSW. Mid Coast Communities strives to create strong and inclusive communities through leadership and capacity building.
- Pathfinders: is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee operating across the New England and Northwest Tablelands of New South Wales. They are one of the region’s key providers of community programs and services to families, children and young people.
- CareWest: is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee, based in Orange and operating across the Central West, Orana Far West, and Riverina Murray. One of the largest providers of community services in the region, CareWest aims to build the capacity of individuals, families and communities through a wide range of community development activities and community services.
- Intereach: is a leading community based organisation in western NSW. Their key role is the delivery of services across the Riverina Murray to support and develop the well-being of young people, families and communities. They aim to support and strengthen communities by providing quality services, establishing networks and building capacity.
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The ‘Driving Growth in Disability Housing’ conference will bring together cross sector industry figures, to collectively share and develop practical strategies for disability housing growth. It’s on in Sydney 22 August – 23 August 2017.
Richmond Valley Council is now calling for expressions of interest to join the Accessibility, Liveability and Aged Advisory Committee.
Family Advocacy strongly believes in the importance of an inclusive education for children with disability preparing them on the pathway for an inclusive life and has a booklet to assist families in a practical way with their advocacy efforts.
Artists with disability funding provides support for artists and groups who identify with disability. The Australia Council will offer one grant round in 2017. That grant round will close on Tuesday 7 February for projects starting after 1 May 2017.
The NDIS Joint Standing Committee has announced an Inquiry into the provision of services under the NDIS for people with psychosocial disabilities related to a mental health condition. The due date for submissions is 27 February 2017.
The ACCC has released a number of resources including fact sheets and videos designed for consumers with a disability, their carers and support networks relating to consumer rights around product or service for NDIS participants.
Family Advocacy will present a workshop by Mara Sapon-Shevin, Professor of Inclusive Education at Syracuse University NY, on Creating Positive Social Climates for Inclusion, Wednesday 8 February 2017 in Sydney.