Ability Links NSW (ALNSW) is the government approach to local area coordination for people with a disability; the Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC), NSW Department of Community Services fund ALNSW.South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation has 2 designated Aboriginal Community Linker positions that cover the Shoalhaven, Goulburn Mulwaree and Upper Lachlan Shire.
We offer these services:
The service is delivered by Community Linkers who will provide a locally based first point of contact designed to help people with disability aged 9-64, who do not currently access specialist disability support services, their families and carers to have their needs met within their local community.
Our Community Linkers have a strong local knowledge of mainstream and community based supports and services in your community.
Linkers can assist you to:
- Set goals and plan for your future
- Build your confidence to achieve your goals
- Develop your existing support networks and create new networks
- Look at ways you can participate in and be part of your community.