Information and Links

Often it is difficult to understand what services are available to suit your needs and how to access them. Our information and linking services can connect people requiring guidance with the appropriate CareWest service, as well as linking with other organisations available in the community.

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Community Link

Looking for a confidential conversation about your own needs or those of a family member or friend? Confused by the number of services available? Together we can help link you to the right services for you.

By calling 1300CAREWEST (1300 227 393) you can have a confidential conversation about your needs, our programs, and how we can help. Our experienced staff will guide you through the services available to you, ensuring that you get all the information you need. We can help with referral, essential information and support material, always ensuring that whatever your situation, your individual needs are being taken into consideration.
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Early Links

If your child has been diagnosed with a disability, is in the process of obtaining a diagnosis, or you’re simply concerned about your child’s development, the Early Links program can provide tailored support and guidance for you and your family.

If your child is aged 0-9 with a disability, disorder or developmental delay, then this program can help you access mainstream and specialist services. Our staff will listen to your specific concerns and make you aware of the relevant services available in your area.
We understand that every family is different, which is why Early Links will work with you to recognise and build on your own family’s strengths. Through information and referral, we’ll work with you to develop your existing support networks and create new ones that meet your family’s goals.
Early Links looks at the many ways children with a disability can fully participate, be part of the community, and plan for the future.
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Ability Links

Ability Links NSW supports people with disability, their families and carers to live the life they want, as valued members of their community. Linkers work closely with people with disability, their families and carers to support them to fulfil their goals, hopes and dreams. Whether the persons goal is to participate in sport, education, volunteering or other activities, the person remains at the centre of decision making about how they want to lead their lives.

Linkers have strong local knowledge and work alongside communities, supporting communities to be welcoming and inclusive. Ability Links NSW is for people with disability aged 0 to 64 years and carers and families of people with disability. Individuals, clubs, groups and businesses can also access Ability Links NSW for information and support on inclusion of people with disability. There is no formal assessment process or referral that needs to be met in order to access Ability Links NSW.
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Resources

Our Resources page contains a growing number of informative and helpful resources. We will be endeavouring to add more resources to this page as they come to hand. Feel free to submit or suggest resources for inclusion on this page.