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Ability Incorporated Advocacy Service

Ability Incorporated Advocacy Service is funded to advocate and support people with disabilities their families and carers.
We can make sure you get good quality support from community services and provide you with information and options so you can make decisions and choices of what you want to happen in your life.

Ageing, Disability & Home Care

General housekeeping, personal care, respite care, overnight/short term live in, assistance with therapy programs for disabled children and adults, assistance available during day/after hours and weekends. Homecare mainly catering for the frail/aged and people with disabilities and their carers.

Arts Mid North Coast

Arts Mid North Coast is a regional non-profit, incorporated organisation and is the peak body for arts and cultural development across the Mid North Coast region.

Arts Mid North Coast works within the following seven local government areas: Great Lakes, Greater Taree, Port Macquarie-Hastings, Kempsey, Nambucca, Bellingen and Coffs Harbour.

Arts Mid North Coast has been in existence now for over ten years and is part of a state network of thirteen Regional Arts Boards that provide the framework for arts and cultural development across regional and rural NSW.

Bananacoast Home Nursing & Respite Care

Bananacoast Home Nursing & Respite Care provides professional nursing, respite and disability support services. We service Coffs Harbour, Grafton, Newcastle and the Central Coast. We supply a full range of nursing , respite and child welfare services (including supervised visits and respite for foster carers) as well as medical oxygen and CPAP Services in the Coffs Harbour and Grafton areas only.

We can also support your service with training and education (including Mental Health First Aid) and hire out our well equipped training room to other agencies.

Bellingen & Urunga Taxi Service

Bellingen Shires own Local Taxi Service that accommodates all your travel requirements in Urunga, Bellingen, Dorrigo and surrounding districts. Airport transfer to Coffs Harbour. Travel to and from your favourite Restaurants, Pubs and Special Functions in comfort and care. Pre Bookings ensures your timely Arrival and Departures
Wheelchair Maxi and Assist animals welcome. Veterans travel in comfort to your appointments. Travel to Coffs, Newcastle and Sydney available (DVA vouchers accepted). Assisted School Travel transportation available for School students.

Carers Craft Studio

Are you caring for a family member, relative or friend who has a disability, chronic or mental illness?
The Carers NSW Carers Craft Studio operating in Coffs Harbour, Grafton, South West Rocks and Kempsey, offers positive respite from your caring role.
Features include:
All materials are free
Very friendly and welcoming atmosphere
No skill level required
Written tutorials provided for inspiration
Enjoy the fun and laughter
Make gifts for family and friends
Develop friendships
Share ideas and information

Carers Craft Studio

Are you caring for a family member, relative or friend who has a disability, chronic or mental illness?
The Carers NSW Carers Craft Studio operating in Coffs Harbour, Grafton, South West Rocks and Kempsey, offers positive respite from your caring role.
Features include:
All materials are free
Very friendly and welcoming atmosphere
No skill level required
Written tutorials provided for inspiration
Enjoy the fun and laughter
Make gifts for family and friends
Develop friendships
Share ideas and information

Coffs Coast Autism

Coffs Coast Autism is a non-profit organisation run by volunteers from families living with Autism, to support other families living with Autism within the Coffs Coast region.

It is our Aim to:

•Support and inform Parents and Families who are new to the world of Autism

•Provide ongoing support to Parents and Families

•Share strategies and ideas

•Lobby for Autism Services on the Mid North Coast

•Raise funds for Autism Services on the Mid North Coast

•Create opportunities for social interaction between Families

Coffs Harbour Employment Support Service - CHESS

CHESS is a specialised employment service that provides free assistance to people with a mental health diagnosis to gain and maintain full-time, part-time and casual employment.

Coffs Harbour Meals on Wheels Inc.

Coffs Harbour Meals on Wheels Inc service the community by delivering meals to frail aged people and younger people with disabilities and their carers. We have a great range of frozen meals with a menu choice.
Meal, sweet, soup and jucie are priced at $7.00. Meal only is $5.50

Chill Out Cafe alos operates at the Community Village and is run by Coffs Support Service where younger people with disabilities work in order to get back into the work force. HACC clients can get a subsided ticket which entitles them
to a $5.50 lunch. Everyone is welcome.

Coffs Harbour Podiatry

Your longest standing Podiatry Clinic having served Coffs Harbour for over 20 yrs! Our experience and reputation speaks for itself, all aspects of podiatry covered at various locations to suit you. Coffs Harbour, Macksville, Bellingen, Dorrigo, Toormina and Woolgoolga.
Bulk billing for those under the Enhanced Primary Care programme with no gap fee! Give us a call and put your feet in our hands.

Coffs Harbour Support Services

Coffs Harbour Support Services Inc. is a leading not-for-profit, community organisation providing a range of services to people with disabilities living on the Mid North Coast of NSW.

Supporting and Enabling a "Good Life" for people with disabilities.

Coffs Harbour, Bellingen & Nambucca Community Transport

Coffs Harbour, Bellingen & Nambucca Community Transport is a non-profit community organisation that provides a range of transport services for the elderly, people with disabilities and carers who have difficulty using public transport and do not have their own transportation.

We provide our clients with personalised and flexible transport options and rely on a dedicated and caring team of volunteers as well as paid drivers. Our fleet offers solutions for varying requirements and we have wheelchair accessible vehicles, buses and mini buses.

Commonwealth Respite & Carelink Centre MNC

RESPITE SERVICE: 24 hour respite service. Provides information/advice to carers about respite options, plus referral to services. Coordinates short term emergency or planned respite. Purchases respite when there is no alternative. Out of hours service ie. nights/weekends and phone for crisis situations. Also have 16 Consumer Directed Care Packages for Carers of a person who is frail aged or has dementia.

Counselling Services Incorporation (CSI)

Counselling Services Incorporation (CSI) is a volunteer organisation, offering free, unlimited and confidential counselling sessions by trained counsellors and provisional psychologists to everybody (individuals, couples and families) in the community. We operate at neighbourhood centres in the Coffs Harbour area. Referrals and self-referrals are welcome.

Bookings: CH Neighbourhood Centre 6648 3694, Bellingen Neighbourhood Centre 6655 1239, Urunga neighbourhood Centre Inc. 6655 6993, Macksville/Nambucca Lifetime Connect 6568 2522 and South Grafton Neighbourhood House 6642 6033.

Early Childhood Intervention Program

The Early Childhood Intervention Program is a service that provides education and therapy programs for preschool aged children (0-6 years) with disabilities/developmental delay, and their families in the Coffs Harbour and Bellingen Shires. Families can self refer by phoning the Service or can be referred , in consultation with the family, by other services. The Program provides Developmental Assessments, small group sessions, preschool support, home visits, individual sessions, community education, playgroup and aqua exercise and liason with other relevent services.

East Coast Accessibility Experts

East Coast Accessibility Experts is a not-for-profit community organisation providing assistance to the frail aged, people with disability and their carers in the Coffs Harbour and outlying Region. The wide variety of services we provide allow our clients to live independently in their homes for as long as possible and prevent inappropriate admission to residential care.

Family & Community Services - Housing NSW

Refer to http://www.housing.nsw.gov.au/
Help with Housing solutions, Forms, Policies and Fact Sheets

Housing Contact Centre 1300 HOUSING or 1300 468 746
Services: 24hrs/7 days
Maintenance
General enquiries
Home Purchase Advisory Service

After Hours Temporary Accommodation
1800 152 152 (free call)
Mon-Fri: 4.30pm-10.00pm
Weekends & public holidays 10.00am-10.00pm

Friends of the Family Incorporated

We are a family support service providing emergency food relief and practical and emotional help for families in Coffs Harbour, Toormina, Sawtell and Boambee NSW

Healthy Mobility

Healthy Mobility is a locally owned and operated Healthcare Equipment business.
We sell and hire mobility and healthcare equipment and aids including wheelchairs, crutches, walking frames, shower and toilet commodes and chairs, pressure care, power lift chairs, orthopedic braces and more....

We also provide professional service and advice by an experienced physiotherapy team to fit the right equipment for your needs. We offer FREE measurement and fitting of compression stockings and FREE fitting of orthopedic knee braces and cam boots. No appointment necessary.

Hearing Life

At Hearing Life we are passionate in providing a comprehensive range of Hearing Services, Hearing products and general information for the well being both our clients and the wider Community.

Our Audiometrist is available to come & present at community information session, on a broad range of topics, including the Commonwealth Government’s Hearing Service Program for Pensioners or just provide general Hearing Health information and Hearing tips for friends and family of those who maybe hearing impaired or just want to know where their Hearing is at.

Home Library Service

Special service of Coffs Harbour City Library (Coffs Harbour City Council).

The library provides a free home delivery service to housebound people in the Coffs Harbour local government area.

Items are delivered and collected every four weeks on a specific day, based on the member's personal profile.

Residents of the Coffs Harbour local government area who cannot visit the library due to ill-health or disability are eligible to join this service. Full time carers of housebound members are also eligible for the service.

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