Resources

Follow these links for further information about inclusion, access and your rights on the Central Coast and beyond.

 

The NDIS

New to the NDIS? Find out if you are eligible and how to apply.
www.ndis.gov.au/people-disability/access-requirements.html

NDIS information for participants.
www.ndis.gov.au/people-disability

NDIS information for families and carers.
www.ndis.gov.au/families-carers

Factsheets about the NDIS including Easy English versions.
www.ndis.gov.au/people-disability/fact-sheets-and-publications.html

Videos about the NDIS in Auslan.
www.youtube.com

Information about the NDIS in languages other than English.
www.ndis.gov.au/lote

 

Support and your rights

Information for Consumers with Disability – Australian Competition and Consumer Competition.
www.accc.gov.au

Know your rights under the Disability Discrimination Act – Australian Human Rights Commission.
www.humanrights.gov.au

Resources for families and carers.
www.carersaustralia.com.au

 

Getting around

Do you have a Companion Card? A person’s carer can receive free entry into participating venues and events around Australia. Find out how to apply and see the list of participating outlets.
www.nswcompanioncard.org.au

Planning a trip? The National Public Toilet Map makes it easy to locate accessible parking, amenities and MLAK (Master Locksmith Access Key) facilities.
https://toiletmap.gov.au

Get accessible travel information and plan ahead when using NSW buses, trains, ferries and light rail.
https://transportnsw.info

Find out about accessibility on the Central Coast, including beach wheelchairs and amenities.
www.gosford.nsw.gov.au/community

 

Sport and recreation

Join a sports team with Special Olympics Central Coast Club.
www.specialolympics.com.au

Catch a wave at a local beach with the help of fantastic trained volunteers at Disabled Surfers Association.
http://disabledsurfers.org

Join Happy Tappers for dynamic tap, jazz and hip hop dance classes.
www.facebook.com

Take part in an assisted sailing experience on Brisbane Water with Sailability NSW.
http://gosfordsailingclub.com

Enjoy the cinema at a local Sensory Friendly Movie session.
www.eventcinemas.com.au

Quiet Hour grocery shopping reduces sensory overload to provide an experience easy on the ears and eyes. Find a participating store.
www.coles.com.au

Join the fun social activities with Merry Makers Central Coast.
http://merrymakerscentralcoast.org.au/

 

Donate Now

Markets

209 Brisbane Water Drive, Point Clare

Point Clare Car Boot Market:
2nd Sat of each month Mar-Nov. 9am-2pm

Op Shop

Vintage Fair Shopping Village
209 Brisbane Water Drive, Point Clare

Trading Hours:
Monday to Friday 9am – 4pm
Saturdays 9am – 2pm

Vintage Fair, Erina Fair
Erina Fair Shopping Centre, opposite Myer and Strandbags

Trading Hours:
Monday to Sunday, as per Erina Fair centre hours

Volunteers are urgently needed for one shift a week or fortnight

Volunteer

Join our awesome team! There's a range of volunteer roles to suit many skills and interests: helping at events, working in our op shop, sorting room, general maintenance, gardening, office assistance.

Come once a week or a fortnight, we welcome people of all ages. Drop in and say hi, or call on 4349 5500.

Cash Housie

ETTALONG BOWLING CLUB

All proceeds to Fairhaven
103 Springwood Ave, Ettalong

MONDAYS 7:30PM

Club Bingo Sessions

All proceeds of equipment sales & most raffles to Fairhaven

Ettalong Bowling Club:
Mondays 11am & Thursdays 7.30pm

Erina Leagues Club:
Tuesdays 10.30am & Wednesdays 7.30pm

Everglades Country Club:
Wednesdays 7.30pm & Fridays 10.30am