Justice Advocacy Service

The service will support and advocate for suspects/defendants, witnesses and victims of crime.

What will Justice Advocacy Service (JAS) provide for people with cognitive impairment?

• Support person for victims or witnesses of crime who wish to make a statement about a crime to police

• Support persons 24 hours, 365 days a year at police stations for people who are under arrest

• Legal advice will be available from IDRS community legal centre for people under arrest

• Support persons at legal appointments

Scanning Pens Australia

The C-Pen Exam Reader pen scanner is a major technological breakthrough for anyone wanting to read English, Spanish, French, Italian and German exam questions. The C-Pen Exam Reader is a totally portable, pocket-sized device that reads text aloud with an English, Spanish, French, Italian and German human-like digital voice.

The Exam Reader has been approved by The Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ)* for use in exams. For information on exam boards that allow the use of this device in exams, see www.examreader.com  

Accessibility in the city

Accessibility in the City was founded in 2016 when it was identified there was a need in the market to better support those with accessibility issues and assist by providing a mapping and navigation tool.

Accessibility in the City's goal is for all to be empowered to easily pre-plan and navigate on the move, making decisions that will best allow our users to access the community in which they live or seek to venture in. People with accessibility issues can feel vulnerable and anxious when going to a new location and like to seek knowledge on their surroundings before arriving.

Southlakes Carers Inc

Southlakes Carers Inc is a not for profit community based organisation providing care and support to frail aged and disabled residents in our community. They provide;

Transport to and from medical and specialist appointments

shopping and bus trips to local and larger shopping centres

social activities monthly

hydro therapy pool  visits 

sensing caring garden space 

carers support group

seniors day centre. 

Sunnyfield

Sunnyfield is a member based, registered not-for-profit charity. Guided by their values of respect, trust, honesty and innovation, it’s their mission to enrich the lives of people with intellectual disability through person-centred active support that creates choice, opportunities and skills for life.

A registered NDIS service provider in the areas of; accommodation, clinical service, social and community participation, employment and support coordination. 

Mable

Mable is an easy and safe online platform. Connect with people in your community and choose the support workers who share your interests and suit your needs best.

Get in touch Weekdays: 9am - 5pm Sydney Time

Home Care Heroes

Home Care Heroes connects each new Member with a friendly, reliable personal Hero. They put community care in the hands of the community, breathing new life into the age-old saying: it takes a whole village.

 

Improve wellbeing, independence and build relationships through personalised non-medical services at $35/hr.

Hunter Valley Care

Hunter Valley Care has been caring for the people of Newcastle and the Hunter for over 30 years. 

Services

Independence With Care
Boutique Independent Living facility provides the benefits of available whilst empowering people to maintain their active, independent lifestyle in a secure living environment.