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Lifestyle and Leisure Links Program

Intake and Enquiry

Recreation and Leisure Activities

Offering a variety of community-based recreation and leisure activities to adults 18 to 64 years, with an intellectual disability. The Council’s program encourages development through experiences. You are required to have an approved National Disability Insurance Scheme plan for core support.

Social, physical and emotional developments can be fun and exciting.

Activities are organised on a group basis throughout the week to provide respite opportunities for parents and carers. Reliable and affordable transport is available to and from programmed events.

The service encourages customers to participate in all areas of the program so that Cumberland Lifestyle and Leisure Links can continue to meet the needs of people with an intellectual disability, including their families and carers.

Activities are organised on a group basis and take place on weeknights and weekends.

Along with providing valuable social support for people with a disability, Cumberland Lifestyle and Leisure Links also provides a respite opportunity for parents and carers. Reliable and affordable transport is available to and from programmed events.

Activities include:

  • Indoor cricket
  • Lawn bowls
  • Movies
  • Horse riding
  • Swimming
  • Dining out
  • Concerts
  • Cruises

Customers are encouraged to participate in all areas of the program via planning meetings, evaluation surveys and consultation surveys.

This input ensures Lifestyle and Leisure Links continues to meet the support needs of people with an intellectual disability and their families and carers. 

To find out more about what programs Council can offer for people with a disability and if we can support you to achieve your goals under the National Disability Insurance Scheme, please contact Council’s Disability Program Coordinator NDIS on 8757 9797 or the Service Development Team on 8757 9041.

Other Services

Below are some helpful links for schemes and programs offered by other levels of government:

  • National Disability Insurance Scheme (an Australia-wide scheme to support people with permanent and significant disability)
  • Seniors Card (available for NSW residents who are aged 60 or over and work no more than 20 hours a week)
  • Myagedcare (a one-stop-shop for information on aged care services in Australia)
  • NSW Companion Card (a not-for-profit program, funded by the NSW Government and managed by National Disability Services)