A number of services are available for people with disability within the Bathurst community. The information published in this service directory has been developed by Bathurst Regional Council as a community service and is current as of May 2020. While all efforts are taken to ensure this list is up to date, Bathurst Regional Council does not guarantee its accuracy or currency.
To suggest an update please contact Council on (02) 6333 6523 or email
Bathurst Community Transport offers a door to door service to eligible community members to get where they want to be, when they want to be there.
This program runs Monday – Friday, (excluding public holidays)
Bathurst Early Childhood Intervention Service (BECIS) is an incorporated body run by a volunteer and community Board.
BECIS is a not-for-profit organisation that employs educators and therapists to partner with parents/caregivers in providing support, resources and information tailored to meet the needs of children and the family as a whole. NDIS, Medicare, Private Health and fee payment options available.
Bathurst Seymour Centre provides a range of services designed to enhance the wellbeing and quality of life of older people, people with dementia and people with disabilities and to provide support for their carers.
Provides social, recreational and educational activities and workshops for people with brain injuries living in Central West NSW.
Contact: Lyndall Ross - Secretary
Phone: (02) 6330 5125
Address: PO Box 1988 Bathurst NSW 2795
The disability alliance meetings are held once a school term. The meetings bring together support transition teachers and disability providers to help with the transition for school leaver with a disability as well as the disability community access programs in the local area.
Contact: Audrey Housbey
Phone: 0458 489 597
Glenray is a not for profit organisation that centres on Residential and Vocational services, together with other associated services including Respite & Short Term Accommodation, Supported Employment, Individual Community Support, Day Programs for people living with disability.
Glenray offers employment to over 250 staff across a range of services, including a number of supported employees with a disability. Glenray is an approved NDIS provider for Plan Management & Support Coordination in Regional NSW.
Kirinari’s Specialist Disability Accommodation is for people who require specialist housing solutions to assist with the delivery of supports that cater for their extreme functional impairment or very high support needs.
Contact: Greg Oastler
Phone: 0429 568 309
LiveBetter deliver a range of flexible support services which promote independence, while assisting people with disability to lead their best life and achieve their goals. Support may assist in goals of independence, involvement in community, education, employment and health and well-being.
Drives change so that people with disability have equitable opportunity to access, participate and achieve their goals in tertiary education and subsequent employment.
Contact: Audrey Housbey
Phone: 0458 489 597
OCTEC is a leader in assisting people and their communities to provide early pathways to employment, and to help individuals adjust to changing employment conditions. To do this, much of the focus of OCTEC programs is on vocational education and training, disability support and employment services.
Sureway Employment and training specialise in meeting the needs of job seekers by developing their skills, providing personal support and moving them into sustaining employment.
Phone: 1300 787 392
Address: 129 Bentinck St, Bathurst NSW 2795
Riding for the Disabled provide suitable horses, trained volunteer helpers, accredited RDA coaches, riding and safety equipment to run a range of equestrian activities.
Contact: Suzanne McDonagh
Phone: 0407 299 728
Address: 16 Research Station Drive, Bathurst NSW 2795
Vivability is an NDIS registered provider of supported accommodation, drop in support, day programs, work training programs, recreation, therapy services, behavioural intervention and support coordination.
Group for carers caring for older people with dementia and a range of chronic age related illnesses.
Last Wednesday of the month from 11am – 12:30pm (February – November)
Contact: Steve Walls:
Phone: (02) 6332 8978
Address: 51 Gormans Hill Road Bathurst NSW 2795
Young carers are children and young people 25 years or under, who help to support a family member or friend who has a disability, mental illness, drug or alcohol dependency, chronic condition, terminal illness or who is frail.
The YC Program is a free program that supports young carers with emotional support, information and referrals, counselling, workshops, events and more.