This free event has previously been held in Mareeba, Cassowary Coast and Mosman to help people connect with disabled and aged care providers, and to reach out to mainstream and community services such as rental assistance and health and employment providers. help you get involved.
70 stalls have already been identified with interactive activities such as cricket and walking hockey, as well as facilities such as wheelchairs.
Event coordinator Jodi Bjorksten said the expo will be held in Atherton following feedback from other regional expos.
“Understanding NDIS and community services can be a difficult experience and we want to help people understand what is available in their area,” she said.
“One of the challenges of living in a community is the tyranny of distance and knowing what services are available. You can
“Existing NDIS participants, families and caregivers in the Tablelands and Mareeba areas are invited to come together and meet with the NDIS Local Area Coordinator to chat about NDIS support plans and receive assistance connecting to the service. can do.”
There are free food, snacks, and merchandise, and stall registration is also free, and is still available at some limited locations.
For more information or to reserve a spot at the expo, please contact Ms Bjorksten on 0436 623 743 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.