Disability

In This Section

Support for local residents with a disability includes the provision of accessible community facilities, direct services, and the allocation of grants and subsidies.

Local services

  • Gaden Cafe - social enterprise and community space (previously Woollahra Community Centre)
  • Holdsworth Community - support people with disability, are an NDIS provider and supply nutritious quality meals delivered to your home
  • Miroma (Inala) – supported employment, training and day programs
  • Watsons Bay Baths - Australia's first deep water wheelchair access to a tidal harbour pool
  • Woollahra Libraries - provide a Home Library Service for those unable to come to the library because of illness or disability.

Find more organisations, services and facilities in your area (including social support, low, medium and high support services and post school programs) with our Local Service Listings.

Events

International Day of People with Disability

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Clients and staff celebrating International Day of People with Disability

On Friday 23 November Woollahra Council teamed up with Jewish Care, Miroma, Holdsworth Community, Ability Links and Sailability to celebrated International Day of People with Disability – a day to break down disability barriers, celebrate abilities and promote inclusiveness and equality. Around 50 community members turned up to join in on the celebration. The day included cupcake decorating, live music from Sound Life, giant jenga and giant snakes and ladders, mandala drawings, information stalls and a picnic lunch!

Activities

Have you ever wanted to experience the freedom of sailing on Sydney Harbour? Sailability Rushcutters Bay can introduce you to the excitement of sailing.

Useful information

Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2017

Council's Disability Inclusion Action Plan, adopted by Council 26 June 2017, explains measures taken by Council to ensures accessibility and inclusion for people of all abilities and the supports Council will provide over the short, medium and longer term.

Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2017 (PDF)

Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2017 (Easy Read Version)

Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2017 (Word Version)

Planning for the future

The Woollahra Social and Cultural Plan 2018-2030 (PDF, 4.7MB) outlines Council's future planning for services and activities for people with a disability.

Human Services Network (HSNet) is a free, secure and searchable website run by the NSW Department of Family and Community Services. Its database contains information about local disability, aged care, health, and homelessness services.

Enquiries

For more information, please contact:

Community Development
Telephone: 9391 7166
Email: community@woollahra.nsw.gov.au