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We are excited to announce the launch of our Social & Group Program Events Calendar! The calendar incorporates all the fun group programs and activities in each of our regions, tailored to different age groups. View our calendar here, and sign up to programs & activities that suit your interest! People of all ages can […]Read more
As difficult weather conditions around NSW continue, our thoughts are with everyone who has been impacted across the state. Our communities are being tested by flooding and challenging weather events. A wide range of people in flood-affected NSW Local Government Areas (LGAs) have had mutual obligation and participation requirements paused. If you receive support through […]Read more
NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia in the first week of July each year, to celebrate and recognise the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC Week, from 3-10 July this year, is an opportunity for all Australians to learn about First Nations cultures and histories and participate in […]Read more
In light of the COVID-19 Booster Vaccine Mandate in the Disability Sector, Ability Options CEO Julia Squire has written to both the NSW Ministers for Health and Disability. The letters outline our dedication to vaccine advocacy, compliance with Public Health Orders/Work Health and Safety obligations and ask for important clarification around mandates and the future […]Read more
Like so many out in the community, our teams at Ability Options are also managing the impacts of the current wave of COVID-19. Our COVID Management Plans are working really well. We continue to support staff to stay safe and to help keep participants safe. We are also well stocked with rapid antigen tests (RATs) […]Read more
Mrs. Nola Buck, Ability Options life member and long-serving Board Director has been awarded the prestigious Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for services to people with disability, and to the community. The entire Ability Options community is delighted and would like to congratulate Mrs. Buck on the recognition of her lifetime’s leadership, advocacy […]Read more
From 1 July 2019, providers of attendant care and community and centre-based activities have access to a higher support price limit through a Temporary Transformation Payment (TTP). The TTP assists providers with any costs associated in transitioning to the NDIS. Ability Options is a registered TTP Provider. The NDIA have increased existing service […]Read more
To all Participants, Carers and Guardians, I would like to present you some new information that keeps you safe. This information includes restrictions, closures, services information, and vaccination information. These are worrying times for everyone and we will continue to do all we can to support participants, families and staff. We continue to follow Health […]Read more
Ability Options has re-opened their Seabreeze and Bonville Respite Homes in Port Macquarie and Coffs Harbour, following COVID-19 challenges of 2020 which led to an unforeseen year-long closure without Respite Services in the area. Respite Services provide short-term accommodation for people with disability and their carers to relax, or simply take a short break. This […]Read more
Mutual Obligation Requirements have been temporarily suspended until Tuesday 3 August 2021. This extended suspension of requirements applies to job seekers and participants with mutual obligation requirements across employment services programs − jobactive, ParentsNext, and DES. This applies throughout the LGAs of Bayside, Blue Mountains, Canada Bay, Central Coast, City of Sydney, Greater Sydney, Inner […]Read more
Aleesha is a talented young woman who has always been passionate about musicals. Aleesha’s dream is to sing in front of people and one of her NDIS goals is to get out and about and build her confidence through performing live.Read more
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