June School Holiday Program - Parramatta

Event date: 20 July 2018 , Comments

These school holidays you can join us for one or all of these activities! If you are in High School and under the age of 18, check out our school holiday activities below and register your expression of interest! Date Activity NDIS cost Out of pocket cost Monday 9th July Movie and make your own… See event details

Oak Flats Skills 4 Life – Term 3

Date: 27 September 2018

Northcott’s ‘Skills 4 Life’ program empowers young people with disability aged 14 to 17 years with the skills to: Express an opinion, communicate and participate in discussions Contribute to decision making Work with and respect others Build confidence, independence and a healthy self esteem Identify personal strengths and weaknesses Thursday 2nd Aug What’s the time See event details

Coffs Harbour Skills 4 Life – Term 3

Date: 27 September 2018

Northcott’s ‘Skills 4 Life’ program empowers young people with disability aged 14 to 17 years with the skills to: Express an opinion, communicate and participate in discussions Contribute to decision making Work with and respect others Build confidence, independence and a healthy self esteem Identify personal strengths and weaknesses Tuesday 31st July Introduction and program See event details

Skills 4 Life program uses practical skills to build confidence in teenagers

Seventeen-year-old Emilee Acton has mild intellectual disability and Asperger’s Syndrome. This year, she joined our Skills 4 Life program in Penrith to make new friends, learn skills, build her confidence and grow her independence.  Skills 4 Life is a skill-development program run by Northcott for teenagers aged 14-17 years old. The program runs throughout the Read more...

Blair Athol Respite School Holiday Activities

Date: 20 July 2018

These school holidays you can join us for one or all of these activities! If you are between the ages of 8 and 18, check out our school holiday activities below and register your expression of interest! Date Activity Time NDIS Cost Monday 9th July Auburn Gardens and Aviary Centre drop off and pick up See event details

Georges Hall Respite School Holiday Activities

Date: 20 July 2018

These school holidays you can join us for one or all of these activities! If you are between the ages of 8 and 18, check out our school holiday activities below and register your expression of interest! Date Activity Time NDIS Cost Monday 9th July Laser Tag or Bowling and lunch Location drop off and See event details

How to plan the ultimate ski trip

Winter is upon us once again, which means the Snowy Mountains will soon be blanketed in white just in time for another NSW ski season. Whether you’ve hit the slopes before, or are planning your first trip, we’ve put together some tips to help you embrace your inner snow bunny this winter. Planning your trip Read more...

Volunteer Charles shares his career knowledge with Northcott customers

People decide to volunteer their time or skills to assist others or organisations like Northcott for many different reasons. Perhaps you’re looking for experience in a new field or career? Maybe you’re approaching retirement and want a new routine for your week? Whatever the reason, the general consensus is that volunteering is a sure-fire way Read more...

Building a healthy relationship between customer and carer

A carer, a care worker, a support worker; like many things in our changing disability industry there have been many words to describe these kinds of positions. But what is the right and respectful treatment for the faces behind this position within the industry? The faces who are the most vital part of our day-to-day Read more...

Coordination of Supports explained

With the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) came a raft of new terminology and supports for people with disability and their families to grapple with. Coordination of Supports is one example. If you’ve heard of Coordination of Supports, but you’ve got questions like, ‘What does it mean?’, ‘Do I need it?’, How Read more...

Tips to keep you well this winter

There’s many things to love about winter. Snuggling up under a blanket for a Netflix binge, taking a trip to the snow with friends, and who doesn’t enjoy a delicious hot chocolate. But winter is also a time of year when our health can suffer due to the onset of flu season and those pesky Read more...

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