Disability support

If you would like to add or change a listing, please email council@portstephens.nsw.gov.au

Ability Action Australia

Ability Action Australia is a registered NDIS provider with offices located throughout Australia. Our current services include occupational therapy and exercise physiology with plans to expand and include other allied health professions in the near future.

Ability Options

Ability Options provide NDIS support and Disability Employment Scheme (DES) services for people living with a disability.


APM provides Disability Employment Scheme (DES) services for people living with a disability.


Providing NDIS Support Coordination to Port Stephens.

Armcrest Allied Health

Armcrest Allied Health provides Occupational Therapy Functional Capacity Assessments and Home and Living Assessments.

Armcrest Allied Health is experienced in assisting you find the right assistive technology/equipment to assist you to be more independent, or with home modifications to make your home environment safer and more easy to manage.

Capacity for self managed and plan managed NDIS participants. Email the details below to make a referral:


“Once House with No Steps and The Tipping Foundation – Aruma is the disability service provider who puts You. First.”

Aruma is a leading disability service provider dedicated to giving people with a disability greater choice, control, and freedom — empowering them to live life on their own terms.

  • 63 228 Pacific Hwy Charlestown, 4 Ida Street Charlestown and 12/45 Pearson Street.Charlestown
  • 1300 538 746

A-Z Clinical Solutions

A-Z Clinical Solutions provides Occupational Therapy Driving Assessments, Daily Living Assessments and Home or Environmental reviews. Whether it be prescribing equipment, discussing modifications, exploring new ways to do things or a combination of it all, they work with you to bring back your quality of life. Registered with the NDIS, LTCA, DVA and a range of private health insurers.

Amputees and Associates — Newcastle and Northern Region

Established in 1976 by a group of Amputees within the Hunter Region and is a registered charity. All donations over $2.00 are tax deductible. AANNR is Incorporated and has Charity Authority to fund raise and is affiliated with the NSW Amputee Association. AANNR supports all amputees and if requested will offer emotional support to their families. There are no age restrictions. AANNR covers a large region, extending from the northern region of the Central Coast; to the west as far as Cessnock and Kurri Kurri and to the north as far as Bulahdelah.

Run by amputees for amputees, this group has dedicated volunteers who are available to help provide information and assistance to all amputees in the community.

Australian Arthrogryposis Group (TAAG)

The birth of a child with a disability can be a devastating experience for the family involved and the rarity of this condition may make the family feel extremely isolated.

Care for you at Home

Care for you at Home is a private Nursing Service that operates throughout Port Stephens, Newcastle, Maitland and Dungog.

Carer Gateway

Free support services for carers — support planning, counselling, peer support, carer directed support packages and respite, including emergency respite.


Castle is the largest Disability Employment Service (DES) and National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) registered provider operating in the Hunter region. Since 1991, Castle is proud to have supported more job seekers to find work, businesses build inclusive teams, and helped people with disabilities live meaningful lives than any other organisation locally.

Cerebral Palsy Alliance

Cerebral Palsy Alliance help babies, children, teenagers and adults living with cerebral palsy and other neurological and physical disabilities lead the most comfortable, independent and inclusive lives possible.

Compass Housing

Compass has a long and successful history of managing homes for people with high and complex support and housing needs.

ConnectAbility Australia

ConnectAbility promotes the inclusion of people with a disability in the wider community. They work holistically with you to design a diary of events to connect you to fulfilling your individual goals and dreams.

Disability Advocacy NSW

DA’s core purpose is to ensure that people with a disability realise these rights in practice by advocating with and for them.

DA helps people of all ages with any type of disability or mental illness get fair treatment.

Disability Services Australia (DSA)

A not-for-profit organisation which provides essential community support, employment and training services to enhance the lives of people with a disability each year.

Eagleton Ridge Disability Services

A NDIS funded disability service that provides short term accommodation, supported accommodation, community participation and Day Program for people with disabilities from age 18 to 96.

EDUCARE Specialist Services

EDUCARE is a multi-disciplinary practice designed to bring medical, health and educational services into one location for the convenience of families in regional NSW.


Firstchance can support you in assisting your child’s progress through a range of early childhood interventions and school-aged programs.

Guide Dogs NSW/ACT

Guide Dogs NSW/ACT is the leading provider of Guide Dogs and orientation and mobility services that enable people with impaired vision to get around their communities safely and independently.

Homecare Repair Australia

An NDIS registered provider who specialises in home modifications and modifications to residential care, retirement living and community facilities.

Hunter Community Hub

Hunter Community Hub (HCH) is a social enterprise providing innovative ways to connect people with their
communities. Their mobile staff will come to you to help you with your NDIS Plan and connect you with local community and disability services.

Hunter Nursing

Providing community nursing and domestic support services to older people, veterans and people with disabilities in the Hunter.

Intergratedliving Australia

Integratedliving Australia delivers a broad range of quality community care services to the frail, older people, younger people with a disability and their carers.


Available services: counselling, mediation and dispute resolution, disability, family services, Indigenous services, family relationship centre.

LCD Lifestyle Options

LCD Lifestyle Options is a disability support organisation catering to meet the needs of people living with a disability in the community. The organisation's services include – assistance with personal care, meal preparation, medication support, respite (in-home), and community access.

Lifestyle Solutions

A national provider of services to people with disability, young people and children in Out Of Home Care, their families and communities.

Life Unlimited Support Services

Life Unlimited Support Services (LUSS) is an organisation providing support to individuals and their support network in the Disability and Aged Care sectors. We provide a Day program called Our Hive, SLES, monthly socials, Ten Pin Bowling league, community support, Daily activities, personal care, Freedom Fridays, respite, & SIL. Our organisation's aim is to deliver quality, caring service, tailored to suit individuals.

LotUs Assist

LotUs Assist is a boutique service that specialises in NDIS Support Coordination and Plan Management. It also provides recovery coach, accommodation and tenancy management, transport to appointments and help with meals, shopping, gardening and more.

Maitland Vision Loss Support Group

Maitland Vision Loss Support Group meets on the first Friday of each month at 10am and has interesting guest speakers, outings and other social activities that allow sharing experiences as well as a chance to interact with others.

The Mai-Wel Group

The Mai-Wel Group creates and delivers vibrant, innovative services and successful businesses which provide opportunities for people with a disability to achieve their dreams and goals for life.

Meniere's Australia

Meniere’s Australia is an advocacy group that aims to create a conversation around what Meniere’s disease means for Australians in their everyday life.

Mental Health Carers — ARAFMI Hunter

ARAFMI Hunter offers support and free counselling to the families and friends of people experiencing mental illness.

Motor Neurone Disease Association of NSW

Motor Neurone Disease Association provides information, support and education for people living with motor neurone disease, their families, friends and carers.

My Goal

My Goal are based across Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and Raymond Terrace and currently run a Supported Independent Living program.

Oak & Edge Building Services

Oak & Edge builds an environment that best suits your specific lifestyle needs by providing solutions for home improvement, home modifications and adaptations for people with a disability.

Port Stephens Busy Bs

Port Stephens Busy Bs are a group of ladies who raise money to help schools and organisations. They meet the second Tuesday of each month in Nelson Bay.

Port Stephens Parkinson's Support Group

Raymond Terrace MyTime

MyTime groups provide support for mothers, fathers, grandparents and anyone caring for a child aged 0 to 16 years with a disability or chronic medical condition. The group meets at Irrawang Public School from 9 to 11am each Thursday.

  • Irrawang Public School, 21 Geer Street, Raymond Terrace NSW 2324
  • 1800 171 882

Riding for the Disabled — Raymond Terrace and Lower Hunter Centre

Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) is a voluntary, non-profit organisation which provides riding instruction, carriage driving and horse management skills for people with disabilities. It welcomes volunteers from all walks of life.


Samaritans NDIS and disability services are tailored to suit you. They focus on your individual goals and provide the supports you need to live your best life.

Sailability Port Stephens

Scope Home Access

Scope Home Access has a dedicated team of occupational therapists, qualified builders and experienced client service officers who all specialise in home modifications, ensuring that their clients are provided with the correct solution for their situation.

SeeChange Therapy

A multidisciplinary therapeutic practice that hosts therapies for diverse young children with a range of needs.

Solid Holistic Care

Solid Holistic Care is a disability support service offered to clients in the Hunter Region including Port Stephens.

Songbird Homes

Songbird Homes is a residential support service for people with a disability. They provide group homes that enable the client to live in their local community with 24 hour care and support. All of Songbird Homes residents are NDIS funded.

SPL Living

Available housing in Newcastle, Hunter and Port Stephens.  Our housing is available for individuals over 18yrs who are homeless, receive regular Centrelink or a Disability Pension or someone who has NDIS Funding and requires support. Our aim is to capacity build our occupants / participants through our Restorative Life Support. We are not a normal housing organisation; our approach works for the occupants / participants that are willing to participate.

St Vincent De Paul Society — Raymond Terrace

Stroke Recovery Association NSW

The Stroke Recovery Association of NSW aims to maximise the recovery of individuals who have suffered a stroke and reduce the impact on their family/carers and the community.

The Royal Society for the Blind

The Royal Society for the Blind (RSB) provides services to people who have a severe vision impairment.

Thou-Walla Family Centre

A Schools as Community Centre project focused on families with children 0 to 8 years of age.

Total Access Support

Total Access Support is a local, not-for-profit disability organisation based in Salamander Bay.

Unisson Disability

Unisson Disability is a leading disability service provider specialising in disability support services across Hunter and Newcastle regions.  Every person’s NDIS journey is unique – which is why they strongly focus on meeting individual needs and goals whilst building a trusted and lasting relationship.

Vision Australia

Vision Australia supports thousands of people who are blind or have low vision, of all ages, in the home, school or at work so they can live the life they choose.

Wheeling & Able

Wheeling & Able is a non-profit organisation providing financial support to children with disabilities living in the Hunter region to access mobility aids and equipment.

Yellow Door Support Coordinators

Based in Newcastle, Yellow Door has a huge amount of experience working with people with disabilities and with the NDIA. The organisation currently has capacity to take on NDIS participants in the Port Stephens, Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Hunter and Central Coast regions.

Zest Care

Zest Care is a person-centred organisation, offering a range of services to people with disabilities as well as vulnerable children.

  • Suite 12, 2 Portside Crescent, Maryville NSW 293
  • 1300 844 127