Regional Disability Services (A - F)
Access & Assessment Team
Phone 02 5712 9304
Disability & Home Care — Northern
Toll free: 1300 364 563
Phone: (02) 6621 1400
Level 5/29 Molesworth Street
Carer Assist — mental health support
—Armidale — Carer Assist office provides services to Armidale, Uralla, Guyra, Glen Innes and Tenterfield
Phone: 02 6772 3211
—Tamworth — Carer Assist office provides services to Tamworth, Gunnedah, Barraba, Quirindi
Phone: 02 6761 3222
—Warialda — Carer Assist office provides services to Inverell, Narrabri and Moree
Phone: 02 6729 1392
Cerebral Palsy Alliance
Phone 6772 0978
Services — disability support
service throughout North West, Central West, New England & Hunter
Phone 1800 679 129
Regional Disability Services (G - M)
Guide Dogs NSW/ACT
Phone 6761 3152
House with No Steps
Phone 5795 1887
Ideas NSW — Independent information provider for people with a disability and their families
Phone 0402 177 051
Kaleidoscope Children's Health/Transition Care Network
Phone 4925 7866
Kamilaroi Ageing & Disability Services
Phone 6766 9944
Life Without Barriers — Support coordination for older parent carers for theiradult children with a disability
Phone 6767 3300 or 0458 274 047
MS Australia ACT/NSW/VIC — Support service for those suffering from multiple sclerosis
Phone 0407 461 797
Regional Disability Services (N)
New England Carer Support Service
Phone 6766 4480
New England/North West Family Referral Service — Gateway into the service support system for families with dependent children
Armidale, Inverell, Moree & Tamworth
Phone 1800 597 589
New England Respite and Carelink Centre
Phone 1800 052 222
Northcott — Provides individual and family support for people with a disability
Tamworth and Moree
Phone: 6762 4902
Northwest Regional Community Care — Case management for people with medium to high needs and their carers
Phone 6701 9173
NSW Early Days Workshops — Workshops for families with children diagnosed or suspected with Autism
Phone 02 8977 8353
Regional Disability Services (O - Z)
Oxley Community Transport Service
Tamworth and district
Phone 6766 3277
Richmond PRA — Mental health rehabilitation, recovery and resources
Phone 1300 779 270
Sunnyfield disAbility Services
Phone 6762 4323
Transport for NSW
Phone 6773 7015
Phone 1300 847 466
Disability and your rights
Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission - gives people with a disability, professionals, service providers and institutions advice on their legal rights under the Disability Discrimination Act.
Choosing Your Path. Disclosure: It's A Personal Decision - addresses questions on disclosing your disability.
Disability Advocacy NSW — Advocacy support to people with any disability and/or mental illness:
- Armidale: 02 6776 3201
- Tamworth: 0 67664588
- Ability Tech
Computer special needs solutions
- Australian Communication Exchange
National Relay Service
- HumanWare HumanWare products are designed to maximize independence for the vision impaired or those with a learning disability.
- Quantum Technology
— dedicated to serving the needs of people with 'print disabilities' by providing access to information and tools for greater independence in all areas of life, especially in areas of education, employment and retirement.
General information (A–D)
ADCET — Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training
ADCET Mature — a site designed for mature age people with a disability
Beyond Blue — an Australian organisation provides information about depression to consumers, carers and health professionals
Career Moves — aims to help people with a disability move successfully from school to further study or into the work force
Disability Awareness Kit — provided by The Open Road.
Disability Discrimination Act — a brief guide from the Australian Human Rights Commission
Disability Employment Network (DEN) An Australia Government Website which provides specialist assistance to jobseekers with disabilities or who may require ongoing support to secure employment.
General Information (E–Z)
Erb's Palsy — information about brain and spinal cord injuries
Get ready for study and work — link to PDF of top ten tips for young people who have a disability or chronic medical condition.
Job Access — provides help and workplace solutions for the employment of people with a disability.
Job Guide — written for the year 10 audience, it outlays all types of careers and study path.
My Future — provides career information and links to other resources which will assist on your career path.
Cerebral Palsy Alliance — supports children and adults with Cerebral Palsy
University of New England (UNE) Student Assist Service — provides help with Career Development, Counselling, Disability and Special Needs and Equity.