Cassowary Coast Region Services Expo conducted by Mission Australia

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The inaugural Cassowary Coast Services Expo will provide an opportunity for people to find out what disability, aged, mainstream and community services are available within Cassowary Coast Region.

Contact name: Jodi Bjorksten

Contact phone number: 0436 623 743

Contact email address: bjorkstenj@missionaustralia.com.au

This event aims to – 1. Connect NDIS participants, their families and carers to existing and new disability related services; 2. Connect NDIS participants, non-participants (people with disability not eligible for NDIS due to age, level/type/impacts of disability etc), their families and carers to non-NDIS supports, services, facilities and resources such as those provided by mainstream sources including government such as education, health, justice, etc. and also community sporting/recreation/social/cultural groups, not for profit services , aged care services, etc. to increase level of connection and belonging within their own community; 3. Address gaps in service provision by encouraging new providers of allied health services such as Occupational Therapy, Exercise Physiology, Speech Therapy and Physiotherapy to expand into Cassowary Coast Region and offer regular face-to face services; and 4. Celebrate National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day. Entry to event is free and there will be free refreshments, interactive activities, free merchandise, children's activities and much, much more. People do not have to be COVID-19 vaccinated to attend this event.