About Us

Ability Links is a free program that works with people with a disability, their families and carers, to live the lives they want to live within their local communities. Ability Links is also about supporting local communities to be welcoming and inclusive for people with disability.

We place you at the centre of your own decision making. We also support you to link to the resources and opportunities in your communities to enable you to live the life you choose. Proof of diagnosis or a referral is not required and there are no assessments or eligibility requirements.

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Ability Links

The North West Alliance delivers Ability Links NSW services across much of regional and remote NSW. The North West Alliance is a group of regional, community-based service organisations that share the same values. We have come together to support people living with disability, their families and carers to access resources, knowledge and opportunities in community to live the best life imaginable. We have 65 Linkers spread across a broad area from Wagga to Moree, Broken Hill to Byron Bay.

The Lead Agency is Social Futures. They are a community-based, not-for-profit organisation that promotes fairness and social inclusion in the Northern Rivers region of NSW. Most of their work is the provision of services for the benefit of disadvantaged people from the Tweed to Grafton coast and inland. They provide Ability Links initiatives throughout Northern NSW.

  • Mid Coast Communities: is a not-for-profit, non-government Incorporated Association with 40 years’ experience working in partnership with people, communities and community service sectors on the mid north coast of NSW. Mid Coast Communities strives to create strong and inclusive communities through leadership and capacity building.
  • Pathfinders: is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee operating across the New England and Northwest Tablelands of New South Wales. They are one of the region’s key providers of community programs and services to families, children and young people.
  • LiveBetter: (formerly CareWest) is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee, based in Orange and operating across the Central West, Orana Far West, and Riverina Murray. One of the largest providers of community services in the region, LiveBetter aims to build the capacity of individuals, families and communities through a wide range of community development activities and community services.
  • Intereach: is a leading community based organisation in western NSW. Their key role is the delivery of services across the Riverina Murray to support and develop the well-being of young people, families and communities. They aim to support and strengthen communities by providing quality services, establishing networks and building capacity.


Click on the links below to view further information on our partners and their services:

Social Futures

Mid Coast Communities





North West Alliance partners acknowledge the traditional owners of country throughout NSW, and their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures and to Elders both past, present and future.

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