Eligible participants need to provide medical evidence of a disability or believe they have a disability,
they can discuss this with a Beyond Linking Coordinator to undergo an assessment with their local GP to access this service.
Beyond Linking hosts, a reference group comprised of persons with lived experiences, their carers, family,
people in kinship relationships and disability advocates.
This reference group will have representatives from the Beyond Linking Far Western communities.
Who is Beyond Linking for?
The Broken Hill Local Aboriginal Land Council Beyond Linking program targets Aboriginal persons living with a disability of all ages.
To be able to access this program, clients need to reside in the following areas:
- Broken Hill NSW, Australia
- Wentworth NSW, Australia
- Dareton NSW, Australia
- Gol Gol NSW, Australia
- Menindee NSW, Australia
- Cobar NSW, Australia
- Wilcannia NSW, Australia
- Tibooburra NSW, Australia
- Ivanhoe NSW, Australia
- White Cliffs NSW, Australia
- Pooncarie NSW, Australia
- Buronga NSW, Australia
What do Beyond Linking Coordinators do?
Coordinators will work with participants to assist in building and identifying desired outcomes,
empowering independence, resilience, and confidence to participate in the community.
Coordinators will collaborate alongside local services and other providers, community groups, clubs & community members.
We will provide culturally appropriate activities and events to support Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander
people with a diagnosed disability, including careers, family & people in kinship relationships.
The reference group representatives will assist the coordinators to identify their needs and interests in their own communities.
Who can contact a Coordinator?
Beyond linking is open to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living with a diagnosed disability. Contact the coordinators directly.
Coordinators accepts referrals from:
- Disability services
- Mainstream services
- Health services
- Community services
- Community groups
- Education providers