When opportunity knocks…

By Luisa Bustos, 14 February 2024 , Comments

Since stepping up to a service coordinator role, our Deniliquin-based staff member Kayla May has enjoyed playing a greater role in improving quality of life for her customers.   Kayla’s career path “I started in this disability home in 2015. I was a casual support worker. Back in my 20s, I started working in community… Read more...

Key Word Sign Workshop

Date: 5 March 2024

What is Key Word Sign? Key Word Sign (KWS) is a strategy that can be used to support individuals with communication difficulties to understand and get their message across to others. What will I learn? In this introductory key word sign workshop, you will learn the principles of KWS and gesture, who it can be See event details

Hillsdale Drop in Day

Date: 29 February 2024

Drop-in to our centre and meet the Northcott crew to find out how we can support you to build new skills and become work ready. Let’s see what you can do. View our services in action School Leaver Employment Support (SLES) for 17-24 Skills 4 Life – for ages 14-17 Life Skills – for over See event details

Warren’s short stay in Tamworth

We love to support our customers to experience new things! This week, Coffs Harbour customer Warren took a trip to Tamworth with his Northcott support worker, Jacob. The pair were visiting the famous Tamworth Country Music Festival. It was Warren’s first weekend away and he had a ball! Warren’s activities Warren stayed at our comfortable Read more...

A role helping all young people with disability

Hannah and Tyra are customers from our Casula Work & Study service. They have joined our workforce as our first Community Research Officers.   Hannah and Tyra work with Sam, Northcott’s Senior Manager for Research and Innovation, and a team of researchers and co-workers undertaking a research project into relationships between young people with intellectual Read more...

Northcott Playgroup for Pre-schoolers

Date: 7 February 2024

Join our engaging and enriching playgroup for pre-school children aged 0-5 years old. This is a wonderful opportunity for your child to learn, grow and have fun in a supportive and nurturing environment. Guided by an experience Therapist, you will develop skills to aid your child’s development in the areas of: Language Skills – Improve See event details

Monique moves out of her family home

When Monique’s parents heard about Northcott’s new disability accommodation close to their family home, they knew they’d found a place that Monique could call home. Meet Monique Twenty-eight-year-old Monique has a lovable, inquisitive personality that draws everyone in around her. For most of her life, Monique has been cared for by her mother Deb, father Read more...

Supported Living Lab Internship

Our second cohort of interns graduated from the Northcott Innovation (NI) Supported Living Lab Internship program in September 2023. This unique learning opportunity offers Northcott support workers a chance to learn human-centred design skills while contributing to better outcomes for customers who live in our disability homes and the staff who support them. Northcott’s innovation Read more...

Parramatta Information Night

Date: 24 April 2024

Are you ready to achieve your goals for 2024? Attend our information night to find out how Northcott can support you to build your independence or become work ready. What to Expect Discover what our Life Skills (for years 18+), Work and Study (SLES) and Skills 4 Life (for under 18’s) services can offer you Take part in See event details

North Rocks Information Night

Date: 2 May 2024

Are you ready to achieve your goals for 2024? Attend our information night to find out how Northcott can support you to build your independence or become work ready. What to Expect Discover what our Life Skills (for years 18+), Work and Study (SLES) and Skills 4 Life (for under 18’s) services can offer you Take part in See event details

Seven Hills Information Night

Date: 30 April 2024

Are you ready to achieve your goals for 2024? Attend our information night to find out how Northcott can support you to build your independence or become work ready. What to Expect Discover what our Life Skills (for years 18+), Work and Study (SLES) and Skills 4 Life (for under 18’s) services can offer you Take part in See event details

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