Coffs Harbour Support Hub Grand Opening

Event date: 3 May 2017 , Comments

Come down and celebrate the opening of our new support hub in Coffs Harbour! You will be able to gain an understanding of our approach to multidisciplinary support with our brand new hub which provides services such as: Behaviour support Respite Early Intervention Life Skills Where: 1/169-171 Rose Avenue, Coffs Harbour When: 3rd May 2017… See event details

School Leaver Vocational Skills Open Day

Date: 11 May 2017

Come down to Northcott Campbelltown to meet our current staff and students for the School Leaver Vocational Skills Open Day. The event will be run by vocational skills students who will greet you upon arrival and present on the day. You will get the opportunity to hear real life stories and presentations on topics such as See event details

Vision Valley weekend camp

Date: 24 June 2017

Do you want to test your skills at archery, the ropes course or the flying fox? Come and join the adventure at Vision Valley with your sibling! Northcott are running a weekend camp in Arcadia for people with an intellectual disability and their sibling.   When: Saturday 24th June – Sunday 25th June 2017 Where: Vision See event details

Saturday Teen Club – Term 2

Date: 29 April 2017

A club developed especially for teenagers who want to increase their social and community skills through new experience. Our club is designed for teenagers between the ages of 12 to 17 who live in Western Sydney.  The Group runs every fortnight during the school term and includes vrious indoor and outdoor activities. Our experienced and See event details

Saturday Kid’s Club – Term 2

Date: 6 May 2017

Looking for a fun activity for you child? Our Saturday kid’s Club is for children aged 5 to 12 years who want to make friends, learn new skills and have fun trying different activities.  The club runs every fortnight during the school terms and includes centre-based activities and excursions. Our experienced and trained staff ensure See event details

Teen Ski Trip

Date: 3 July 2017

Do you want to learn how to sit ski, snowboard or ski? If you’re between the ages of 12-17 and a person with disability,  you can hit the NSW ski fields with Disabled Wintersports Australia and Northcott for three days of supported snow activities! You will have daily lessons with trained snowsport instructors and all the See event details

Northcott contributes to Australian Human Rights Commission Report on Disability Rights

In March 2017, Northcott contributed its submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission report entitled ‘Shaping our future: Discussions on Disability rights’. The AHRC consultations were spearheaded by Disability Discrimination Commissioner Alastair McEwin with the aim of seeking views from people across the country on disability rights issues in areas such as Education, Employment, Housing, Read more...

Pinch me! Is this really my job?

This is what Northcott Support Worker Sue Joyner said to herself last year when, as part of her role, she found herself on stage at the Riverside Theatres in Parramatta, grooving to Bruno Mars’ ‘Uptown Funk’ while participating in the Accessible Arts Program. Sue was born in the UK where she trained and worked for Read more...

Northcott launches in Wollongong

With the NDIS set to roll out in the Illawarra Shoalhaven from the 1st of July Northcott is expanding its services in the region. To mark the occasion we will be hosting a launch party at our brand spanking new offices right in the heart of Wollongong on Friday 28th April. Mark Borg, Area Manager Read more...

Teen Ski Camp 2017

Last year 13 year old Dylan Schwarz went away from home for the first time on a ski camp which was co-ordinated through Northcott’s Short Breaks and Outings service. Dylan has lived with cerebral palsy and spastic dystonic quadriplegia since birth and two of his key goals are to increase his independence and ability to Read more...

Northcott customers use 3D printing to design and create their own future

For the past ten years Anna, a long term resident at Northcott’s Beverley Park accommodation service has been unable to drive her own wheelchair. Until recently that is. As a participant in Northcott’s Hack-a-Home project which is a global first collaboration between the University of Technology, Ability Mate, Northcott & Northcott Innovation, Anna has been Read more...

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