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NDIS Feature: October 2020

This National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Feature covers some of the services available throughout the Hunter Region.

You’ll also find the feature from page 18 in our current edition.

Little Star Speech Therapy

Little Star Speech Therapy is a certified NDIS provider in Early Intervention and Therapeutic Supports.

Dr Sarita K Hamall is a stuttering specialist with 20+ years’ experience who leads her team with high results.

Since 2013, Little Star has gained a strong reputation in the Hunter for quality care received by clients. Staff members are genuinely caring, they respect client goals while providing skilled therapy.

Little Star is a leading centre in the successful remediation of stuttering disorders in all ages. We strive to better our treatment approaches with innovative ideas while servicing clients face-to-face or remotely via Telehealth.

T: 02 4952 3856
A: Suite 4, 119-125 Beaumont Street, Hamilton
W: littlestarspeechtherapy.com.au
E: [email protected]


Educare was a part of the initial NDIS Pilot Program in Newcastle and has since developed into a leading NDIS Service Provider.

It is a registered and an accredited provider of NDIS services and assists with Service Agreements and Support Plans with a particular focus on children, teens, and parents.

Importantly, as a multi-disciplinary medical and health practice, Educare has been in a unique position to provide a range of specialist supports within the one central location for the convenience of families.

Of benefit to families is the specialist experience in identifying core issues through assessment, developing goals and plans and assisting with funding applications.

The NDIS Coordinator Julie Fletcher is well known for her expertise and helpfulness to families. If you would like some advice, Julie can be contacted at EDUCARE via phone, 49434444, or by email at [email protected].

T: 49434444
W: educare.net.au
E: [email protected]

Castle Personnel

When Elise began her Castle journey in 2013, her main goal was attending Castle was to gain employment and to obtain her license.

Castle worked alongside Elise to gain her employment skills and money handling through work experience at both Big W and Spotlight.

Castle also worked with Elise to increase her social skills and gain lifelong friendships by participating in NDIS sessions.

Elise linked in the Castle DES program in 2016 and, together with the NDIS services, it helped Elise gain employment at Blackbutt Fish and Chip Shop as a server.

Since working, Elise has purchased a vehicle and now drives to work and lives an independent life.

T: 1300 817 917
W: castle.org.au

Our Voice Our Choice

Our Voice Our Choice was established to provide support to individuals wishing to attain goals and objectives across all aspects of their lives.

The underlying principal is to provide ‘enabling’ support in line with people’s wishes and needs.

OVOC offers person-centred NDIS supports to people of the Hunter Valley.

T: 4058 3358
W: ovoc.com.au

Hunter Nursing

Healthe Community provide over 18,000 home visits per month to clients living in the Sydney, Central Coast, Hunter and Mid North Coast.

Our approach focuses on you – your story, your personal journey and your specific needs. Our staff will develop tailored care plans, day or night, seven days a week.

T: 4959 6711
W: healthecommunity.com.au

Mollii Australia

The Mollii Suit is an individualised therapy that provides low level electrical nerve stimulation targeting specific mechanisms in the central nervous system.

This prompts lasting and natural reflexes, such as reciprocal inhibition, to relieve pain and motor disorders, such as imbalances and spasticity, overall improving range of motion, function, and activity.

A: 1-416 High Street, Maitland
T: 1300 315 530
W: molliiaustralia.com.au
E: [email protected]

Hunter Primary Care

Hunter Primary Care have been providing quality health care and wellbeing services for almost 30 years. They understand everyone’s journey is different and are here to help.

They provide Aboriginal health and wellbeing; general health and wellbeing; disability services; NDIS Support Coordination; and a range of mental health services are your partner on your journey.

T: 4925 2259
W: hunterprimarycare.com.au


Biala is a boutique, aged care and disability support provider located in Charlestown, Lake Macquarie.

Dedicated to fulfilling the goals of each consumer, Biala’s person-centred approach guarantees intimate collaboration with all involved in each consumer’s external support team.

Ensuring personal goals are consistently being worked towards and changing needs are met, the boutique nature of Biala’s Supports allows for continual flexibility around experiences that are as individual as the consumer themselves.

Contact us today and let us add to your happiness.

A: 17 James Street, Charlestown
W: biala.com.au