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ConnectAbility is a nursing home which children with disability live in dignity and in a decent life. A program that aims to provide a greater access to community-based sport and recreation activities. ConnectAbility Australia is a not for profit incorporated association, and is registered as a gift deductible recipient with tax charity concessions. ConnectAbility participants reside throughout Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens, Maitland and other Lower Hunter local government areas.[ ConnectAbility Australia will be able to feel these children with disability as comfortable and comfortable as possible with their high-qualified personnel that will surround them with care and warmth.[1]

Type Private
Industry Services and supports for people with disabilities
Founded April 27, 1999; 25 years ago (1999-04-27) in Warabrook, New South Wales, Australia
  • Jacqueline Daniel
Area served
Key people
  • Nathan Franks
  • Jacqueline Daniel
  • Tony Parker
  • Helga Smit
  • Brendan McMahon
  • Brianna Brown
  • Disability services & support
Number of employees
  • Increase 50


ConnectAbility Australia was founded in 1992 by a group of community members and families in Warabrook, New South Wales, Australia. ConnectAbility is governed by a Board consisting of volunteer community and consumer representatives. ConnectAbility Australia follow The Aged Care Act 1997 and associated Quality Standards and associated Principles. ConnectAbility Australia believes every person is entitled to the best life possible. ConnectAbility actively seek community and corporate disability supports and partners to further enhance opportunities and outcomes. ConnectAbility Australia believe every person is entitled to the best life possible, and ConnectAbility want to assist participants in achieving this.[2]


ConnectAbility Australia absolutely happy to serve and made their clients satisfied with their disability services, aged care support, family counselling and community programs to older community members, children and young people and people with disabilities to achieve great things. ConnectAbility constantly review services and searching for opportunities to improve our services and to develop more innovative support models to assist people in achieving their goals, dreams and aspirations. ConnectAbility provides a specialized, supportive and practical ‘linkup’ service between children living with disability and community sporting groups, helping to break down barriers and open doors to a range of new recreation and sporting possibilities. ConnectAbility Australia treat each person as an individual and understand and acknowledge that you come to us with a history and a desired future.[3]