Partnerships and Networks

Disability Support Macarthur, Campbelltown

Macarthur Accommodation System’s Partnerships and Networks

Networks:

Department of Family and Community Services

National Disability Services NDS www.nds.org.au

National and State Peak Body for disability services. MAS has been a member of NDS for over 20 years.
NDS photo shoot in 2011 – photos still being used in training, conference and annual report publications
MAS is a member of NDS Subcommittees – Ageing and disability Subcommittee and the Accommodation Subcommittee.

Argyle Community Housing www.argylehousing.com.au

Community Housing partner.

Macarthur Disability Network www.mdservices.com.au/services/my-support-network/support-groups/macarthur-disability-network/

Run from MDS the Disability Network meets 6 weekly to discuss the changing environment of the disability sector.
MAS is a member of the MDN and has presented at meetings.

Sector Connect www.sectorconnect.org.au

Sector Connect is a regional Peak Body representing not for profit organisations in the Macarthur and Wingecarribee regions. The region covers the four local government areas of Camden, Campbelltown, Wingecarribee and Wollondilly.
MAS is a member of Sector connect and attends meetings, training and forums.


Macarthur Regional Partners:

Macarthur Disability Services www.mdservices.com.au

Residents of MAS attend day program activities at MDS on weekdays.
MAS uses MDS Training to facilitate training for MAS staff.
The two organisations share information and network regularly.
MAS uses the new MDS Arts Centre each week for dance exercise and holds major events at the MDS Arts Centre.

Myrtle Cottage www.myrtlecottage.org.au

Residents of MAS attend day program activities at Myrtle Cottage on weekdays. The two organisations share information and network regularly.

Disability Macarthur www.disabilitymacarthur.org.au

Previously known as Macarthur Temporary Family Care. Residents of MAS are involved in the Peer Support Program’s biannual Ball.
The two organisations share information and network regularly.

Macarthur Community Options www.campbelltown.nsw.gov.au/MacarthurCommunityOptions

Macarthur Community Options is a case Management service run through Campbelltown Council. Macarthur Accommodation System has taken referrals from Macarthur Community Options and often work collaboratively.

Northcott www.northcott.com.au

The Northcott Society is a disability service that provides a range of supports to people with a range of disabilities. Macarthur Accommodation System has a funding partnership with Northcott.

Afford www.afford.com.au

The Australian Foundation for Disabilities provide a range of supports to people with disabilities. A number of the residents who live with Macarthur Accommodation System attend supported employment with Afford.

Macarthur Respite Care www.macarthurrespitecare.com.au

MAS uses Macarthur Respite Care to fill casual staff vacancies as needed.