Employment

Disability Employment Services

Dept. of Social Services
Tel: 1800 634 035
Web: www.dss.gov.au
Email: complaint@dss.gov.au
Disability Management Service is for job seekers with disability, injury or health condition who need assistance to find a job and occasional support to keep a job.
Employment Support Service provides assistance to people with permanent disability and who need regular, ongoing support to keep a job.

VERTO Disability Employment Services
84-88 Main Street
Lithgow NSW 2790
Tel: 6352 0900
Web: www.verto.org.au
Email: ktaylor_dent@verto.org.au
Helping people with permanent disability to gain sustainable employment
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Advocacy

Council on the Ageing NSW (COTA NSW)
Tel: 1800 449 102
Email: info@cotansw.com.au
Web www.cotansw.com.au; www.facebook.com/cotansw
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-4.30pm
COTA NSW works to empower & engage people over 50.

Disability Information Advocacy Service Inc
Room 10, 96 Russell St, Bathurst
Tel: 6332 2100
Email: admin@dias.net.au
Web: www.dias.net.au www.facebook.com/dias.net.au
Hours: From 9am to 4.30 pm Monday to Friday
Contact: Sue Smidt
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Lithgow Aged Care Ltd Auxiliary
21 Beaufort St, Lithgow 2790
Mob: 0499 646 668
Email: faossie40@gmail.com
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of the month at 2pm at Cooinda Homes with the aim of raising money for Cooinda & Tanderra Homes. Volunteers welcome.

Council for Intellectual Disability
Tel: 1800 424 065
Email: info@nswcid.org.au
Web: www.nswcid.org.au
Hours: 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
Contact:  Information Officer
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Portland Combined Pensioners Inc.
School of Arts, Cnr Villiers & Wolgan Streets Portland
Tel: 6355 5620
Meetings: last Wednesday of the month at 10am.
Contact Gloria Smith

Seniors Rights Service
Tel: 1800 424 079
Email: info@seniorsrightsservice.org.au
Web: seniorsrightsservice.org.au
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 4.30pm.
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Aged Care Providers

Accessible Living Options
369 Stewart St, Bathurst 2795
Tel: 6338 2345
Email: contact@alo.org.au
Web:  www.alo.org.au
ALO assists frail aged people, people with disabilities and their carers to remain in their own homes.  ALO provides Case Management,  Respite  and  Compacks , a short term package of community care.

Australian Unity Home Care Service
1 Padley St
PO Box 226 Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6354 0844, 6354 0841, 6354 0842
Email: Gloria.dyson@australianunityhcs.com.au;
Leona.MacDonald@australianunityhcs.com.au

Catholic Community Service
95 Rankin Street Bathurst
Tel: 6333 4300
Email: admincentralwest@chcs.com.au
Web: www.catholiccommunityservices.com.au
Hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday-Friday

Hammond Care
PO Box 1135 Bathurst 2795
Tel: 1800 826 166
Email: gateway@hammond.com.au
Web: www.hammond.com.au
Contact Jo Campbell Area Manager
Hours: 9am-5pm Monday-Friday

Southern Cross Care NSW/ACT
Tel: Home Care Intake is 9790 9458; reception 9790 9400
Email: homecare@sccliving.org.au
Web:  http://www.sch.org.au/
Office hours:  8.30am-4.30pm Monday – Friday

Uniting
72 Prince St, Orange 2800
Tel: 1800 864 846, 6393 4102
Mobile: 0400 659 969
Email: rsharp@uniting.org
Web: uniting.org
Contact Robyn Sharp, Manager Community Development West

UnitingCare
2 Silcock St
Tel: 6351 4887
Office hours: 9am – 4pm Monday to Friday
Email: respite@ucl.com.au
Respite, Social Support, Overnight Respite House subject to funding,  Flexible Respite For Ageing Parents, Carers’ Packages,  Frail Age Wednesday Day Program

Accommodation

LiveBetter Community Services – Lithgow
1 Ordnance Avenue, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 1800 580 580
Email: info@livebetter.org.au
Aged Services: Support Coordination, Commonwealth Carer Respite Centre, DETC, Employed Carers,
Mental Health Respite, RRBS, Young Carers
Other Services: Home Modifications, Community Transport

LINC Disability Services Supported Accommodation Service
1 Padley St
PO Box 289 Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6354 5902
Fax: 6353 1826
Email: jennie@linc.org.au
Web: https://linc.org.au/
Hours: 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
LINC Disability Services provides support and assistance to enable people with disabilities to live as independently as possible.

Lithgow Aged Care Ltd
38 Maple Crescent Lithgow 2790
Head Office 6352 3313
Email: headoffice@lithgowagedcareltd.com.au
Office hours: 8.30am to 4pm Monday to Friday
Working with residents and the community as partners in Aged Care.

Portland Tabulam Health Centre
Tabulam Cottage
20 Green Street Portland 2847
Tel: 6359 2666
Email: roslyen.perry@health.nsw.gov.au
Hours: 24 hours, 7 days

Three Tree Lodge Lithgow Ltd
2a Col Drewe Drive
Tel: Administration 6354 2666; Care Office 6354 2662
Email: info@threetreelodge.com.au
Contact Kate Hurrell
Office hours: 8am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday

Treeview Estates
9 Col Drewe Drive
Tel: 1300 559 672 or 6352 2148
Email: info@treeview.com.au
Web: www.treeview.com.au; www.facebook.com/treeview.com.au
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Contact Annabel
Independent living for over 55s.

Wallerawang Residential Care Facility
Melrose, Commens St Wallerawang 2845
Tel: 6355 7243
Email: rmc77774@bigpond.net.au
Contact Bob McLoughlan