Penrith Association for People with Disabilities Inc(PATH Inc)

Acronym: 
PATH

PATH Inc is a community based information, support and advocacy group with a number of funded and unfunded activitiesPath Inc provides a part time Integrated Recreation Worker to assist mainly children and young people with disabilities in accessing after school and weekend recreational and social activities. Path maintains EPIC (Equipment Pool for Children with Disabilities) so that parents have the opportunity to try out different types of equipment in order to find the most suitable item for their child. The bi-monthly PATHWAY newsletter seeks to provide both information and support to persons with disabilities and their families and friends. PATH Inc provides face to face support for persons with disabilities, families and friends through monthly 'coffee meetings' in a support group 'Positive Links' and an Aspergers/ Autism support group. DARE TO CARE is a subcommittee of community members seeking to obtain more opportunities for respite for people with disabilities and their carers, also more supported accommodation hours. The volunteers are selected, trained and guided by a Co-ordinator

Contact
Contact name: 
Shirley Guzman
Path Co-ordinator/Manager
Phone 1: 
(02) 4721 0866
Fax: 
(02) 4821 0805
Address
Postal Address: 
PO Box 1288
PENRITH
2751
Access
Access facilities: 
Wheelchair access (via lift)
Opening hours: 
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9.30am - 4.30pm
Disabilities: 
All disabilities
Activities: 
After school activities eg athletics, bowling, swimming, social groups are facilitated by an Integrated Recreation Officer
Service details
Area: 
Penrith Local Government area, Lower Blue Mountains, some of Mt Druitt,some of Hawksbury
Clients: 
People with disabilities and their families, carers and friends
Funding: 
DADHC
Publications: 
Newsletter, 'Pathway' (4-5 Issues per year)
Resources: 
Advocacy, information, community service information, home visiting scheme, support groups, Aspergers/Autism and General Disability Support

Disclaimer

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