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International Day of People with Disability is a United Nations observed day which aims to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability and celebrate their achievements and contributions. This annual day of significance is arguably the biggest day for people with disability in the calendar year. We attended a range of different […]Read more
On Friday, 2 December, Ability Options colleagues gathered to celebrate their crowning achievements and dedication to supporting people with disability in our communities year-round for the 2022 STAR Employee Awards. A record-breaking 460 nominations came in during the lead up to what was an exceptionally special night where our colleagues got together to celebrate and recognise […]Read more
As of 30 November 2022, Mid-North Coast disability services provider R&R Care has joined the Ability Options community as a wholly owned subsidiary. R&R Care provides a range of social and recreational activities to support participants to engage with their community, strengthen their ability to live independently, and live the life they want. Many of […]Read more
The 2021-22 Ability Options Annual Report is now available to read online. This year, we have focussed on leadership, how that has been demonstrated across the Ability Options community, and how much value great leadership right through our Ability Options Community offers to participants and our Mission. The Annual Report reflects on the work our […]Read more
Below are our 2022 STAR Employee Awards sponsors. The awards ceremony highlighted, recognised and rewarded our people for the incredible work they do in line with Ability Options’ core values of Trust, Respect, Inclusion, Courage and to Lead, supporting participants to live the lives they choose. Major Sponsor: Speak Your Language We would like to […]Read more
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
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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