News - Disability Sector

afford: Vacation Care

afford are offering vacation care for children with a disability aged 8-17years old.

DAY/TIMES: Monday to Friday 9am - 3pm (During school holidays)

See flyer for more details

Talking Together, a Fair Trading community Information session- Arabic, Khmer

Your Consumer Rights and the NDIS
A free information session for people with disability and their carers

Come to learn about:
• Your Consumer Rights
• Service agreements
• Scams
• Hiring a Service
• And making a complaint
The session will be delivered in English with a Vietnamese Interpreter The venue is wheelchair accessible.
Arabic: November 26 at 22 Nelson Street ( DDA) 1pm- 3 pm
Khmer: November 30 at Bonnyrigg Temple 10 - 12.--

For RSVP please contact
Joyce: 0431 430 871
Diversity Disability Alliance

MTC - Employment Provider

MTC is an employment provider for people with a disability in the local area, and we assist and support client from referring to suitable employment, to supporting them while they are in employment as well.

Below is some of the assistant and support that we give to our client:
• Assist and help client to create resume
• Teach client interview skills
• Job match the right client with the right job
• On the job training
• Taking client to interview if needed
• Be in the interview if needed
• Ensuring that the employer understand client disability
• Ensuring employer is flexible with the working condition for client
• Continuedly support on and off the job while client is in employment
• Buy work uniform if needed for the client
• Travel training if needed
• Job coach if needed (In Work)

Our services is absolutely free. No cost to you or your client.

For further queries please do not hesitate to contact Michael Mai. Details below

Michael Mai
Performance and Partnership Leader │ Employment Services

CoAct MTC Australia
Fairfield and Cabramatta
P: 02 8558 9009 M: 0448 213 589 F: 02 8558 9099 W:

Peer 2Peer Cafe September 3

Theme: Becoming Experts in out Lives

At our peer 2 peer Cafe as we talk about:
· dealing with tough situations
· tools and strategies peers use for example, taking care of yourself
· Sharing stories and learning from each other experiences
Chat with your peers about the importance of the tips and tools you use to become the expert in your life

Monday : September 3
Venue: Fairfield Youth Centre, Vine street, Fairfield
Time: 9.30- 12.00

Call to RSVP: 0431 430 871

CIVIC - Supporting people with disability - Fairfield West Accommodation

  • What is CIVIC?

- Civic provides a range of accommodation options to assist you to live the life you want. Civic has supported individuals with disability for 60 years and are leading experts in accommodation services.

  • Who is it for?

- People with disabilities funded by the NDIS, iCare or can self-fund their support.

SEE ATTACHED for more Information...

1) Fairfield West Accommodation Photo booklet
2) Accommodation Vacancy - Fairfield West Townhouses
3) BLANK Accommodation EOI form

FACS: Key NSW Transitional Decision Support - Initiatives and Resources

Complex Support Needs Planning Guides

ADHC provided funding to UNSW Intellectual Behavioral Support Program to develop three guides to assist people with disability their families and carers to develop their skills during transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and to build their capacity to make decisions and exercise choice and control. Find Out More...

Every Moment Has Potential: is an online learning resource developed specifically for disability support workers

The resource provides an introduction to Person Centred Active Support - a way of working that enables everyone, no matter what their level of intellectual or physical disability, to make choices and participate in meaningful activities and social relationships.