Stories & Events - Northcott

Hitting the slopes and making friends

By Madeleine Donkin, 9 August 2017 , Comments

Jessica has been a Northcott customer for almost two years. The 20-year-old has enjoyed participating in our vocational skills service to support her transition from school to the workforce and has also previously used our short breaks and outings service. Jessica doesn’t regularly participate in sport, but in late July, she took off with 8… Read more...

FundAbility creates a splash in Wagga

‘Get Including!’ is the catchcry for Northcott’s FundAbility grant program. The program provides financial support to community projects that promote social inclusion for children and young people with disability in NSW. Recently, Northcott Wagga Wagga worked in partnership with the Wagga Autism Support Group, Wagga Wagga City Council and the NSW Department of Family and Read more...

Our schools athletics carnivals are coming soon!

The State Sports Centre and Blacktown International Sports Park will be buzzing in August and September as over 200 students with disability attend the annual Northcott primary and high school athletics carnivals. Students from schools around Sydney and the Central Coast will have the opportunity to compete in adapted and traditional track and field events Read more...

Northcott’s very own Wonder Woman

Occupational therapist by day, Ninja Warrior by night. While this might sound like the plot of a Hollywood action movie, this is in fact the real life story of Northcott staff member Zoe Featonby! Zoe recently appeared on Channel Nine’s Australia’s Ninja Warrior, which has been one of the highest rating programs ever to screen Read more...

Drive 4 Life

Date: 9 October 2017

Drive 4 Life are organising a 4 Wheel Drive trip for Northcott customers aged 18 years and older. We are not taking expressions of interest for this amazing trip of a lifetime. When: Monday 9th October to Friday 13th October.  Drop off/pick up: Northcott Parramatta Cost: Approx. $1636.92 for support workers which can be paid out See event details

Northcott Open Day – Oak Flats

Date: 19 August 2017

If you have disability, discover how Northcott can support you to achieve your career and life goals. Activities include: Barbeque Meet staff and current students Cooking lessons Playing musical instruments Art classes Learn about programs When: August 19th 2017 Time: 10am to 2pm Location: Northcott Oak Flats – 48 Central Avenue, Oak Flats RSVP: Contact Marney Bassal See event details

A wheelchair for Latifa

Latifa is a 3 year old girl from Afghanistan, she arrived in Australia 1.5 months ago with her mother and sisters (12 year old and 9 year old) to join her father Khadim. Due to the separation, Latifa is particularly attached to Khadim, every morning when he tries to slip out to work, Latifa is Read more...

September School Holiday Activities – Teens

Date: 5 October 2017

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! We have also developed a school holiday program specifically for primary school students! Please note: If See event details

September School Holiday Activities – Kids

Date: 6 October 2017

These school holidays you can join us for one or all of these activities! If you are in Primary School and under the age of 12, check out our school holiday activities below and register your expression of interest! We have also developed a school holiday program specifically for High School students! Please note: If See event details

Broken Bay Sport and Rec Camp – Kids

Date: 3 October 2017

Do you want to join Northcott on our next adventure? This spring we are headed to Broken Bay! We are taking kids aged between 7 to 12 years old to a mainstream camp, where they will be able to experience activities such as canoeing, rock climbing and the flying fox! Where: Broken Bay Sport and Recreation See event details

Broken Bay Sport and Rec Camp – Teens

Date: 25 September 2017

Do you want to join Northcott on our next adventure? This spring we are headed to Broken Bay! We are taking teens aged between 13 to 15 years old to a mainstream camp, where they will be able to experience activities such as canoeing, rock climbing and the flying fox! Where: Broken Bay Sport and See event details

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