Accessible bus gets Kayla moving

By Kayla Gibson, 17 October 2018 , Comments

My name is Kayla Gibson and I am almost 20-years-old. I have been a part of Oak Flats Northcott for a little over a year now, but Northcott has always been a part of my life since I was two-years-old and living in Sydney. I have known everyone here at Northcott for so long, they’re… Read more...

Encouraging amputees to get active

Running a half marathon is a daunting task, but that gruelling run comes with a whole new set of challenges when you’re an amputee. “It was a 21km run but I actually ran the equivalent of 26kms because the amount of effort it takes for me, a below the knee amputee, to run 21kms is Read more...

Living with cerebral palsy

When Jacinda was born, her parents learned that she had been diagnosed with cerebral palsy and that she would face many challenges in her life. Making her family proud she learned how to walk and speak. She has not allowed her disability to hold her back from striving for her freedom and achieving her dreams. Read more...

Life Skills awarded at local show

You can’t wipe the smiles from our Tamworth Everyday Life Skills customers who are celebrating after taking home second place in their category at the Tamworth Show this year. It was hard but rewarding work for the customers, who worked together as a team from beginning to end. The group wanted to submit an entry to the Read more...

CareFlight’s Magic Mania

Date: 15 December 2018

Prepare to be whisked away to another world! When the lights go down the room will be filled with laughter and excitement. Children with disability and their families will be entertained by clowns, magicians, acrobats and illusionists! This event is open for registration of interest and is provided at no cost to guests by Careflight.  When: Saturday See event details

Launch of Northcott’s 3D Printed Ankle-Foot Orthoses (AFOs) Service

Date: 1 November 2018

You’re invited to the launch of Northcott’s new 3D Printed Ankle-Foot Orthoses (AFOs) Service. Northcott is excited to commence this new service delivering custom-made ankle-foot orthoses for children using ground-breaking 3D scanning and printing techniques. We have been working in partnership with AbilityMade and Northcott Innovation to develop the service. Our collaborative work has included See event details

Wingecarribee Community Services Expo

Date: 11 October 2018

Northcott is proud to be a part of the 2018 Wingecarribee Community Services Expo, our friendly local team look forward to seeing you to this fantastic event! Date: Thursday 11 October 2018 Location: Bowral Memorial Hall, 24 Bendooley Street, Bowral 2576 10am – 1pm (Morning tea will available on the day). If you have any See event details

Why I choose Northcott

I started attending Northcott as a taster in late 2016 when I graduated high school after finishing Year 12. The next year I finally decided to give it a go, so I signed up and it has been one of the best experiences of my life. What I like most about Northcott is the new Read more...

Tips from a traveller with disability

Northcott customer Dale Ryan has been to America, England, Ireland, Scotland, Switzerland, France, Canada, Italy, Malaysia, China, Vietnam, Germany, Russia, Sweden and more. With a list this long we couldn’t think of anyone better to offer advice on how to ensure disability doesn’t keep you from seeing the world. Over to you Dale… In this Read more...

Partnership supports job training

Northcott customers were presented with Statement of Attainments in Introduction to Working in a Warehouse Distribution Centre from TAFE NSW on Friday 7 September at a morning tea held at Northcott Parramatta. The customers were part of a pilot project that sees TAFE NSW collaborating with Northcott to support young people with disability to obtain Read more...

Coffs Harbour Golf Day

Date: 2 November 2018

Can you hit a hole in one? Northcott Coffs Harbour have teed up the perfect day for you! Join a four person Ambrose and step out onto the green for a friendly game at Northcott’s fundraising golf day. Our fundraising goal this year is to purchase an overhead electric lifter to be installed in our See event details

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