If you are currently residing in New South Wales or ACT, there are a variety of services and support that we recommend you connect with:
The state network for New South Wales and ACT is Polio NSW.
Phone: 02 9890 0946 or 02 9890 0953
Email: [email protected]
Support groups: View support group locations and contacts
Find a local health professional – NSW:
Find a local health professional – ACT:
Mt Wilga Late Effects of Polio Clinic – NSW: The LEoP Assessment Clinic is a one day clinic, held monthly, and will include a Medical, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy assessment under the direction of Mt Wilga’s Rehabilitation Physician, Dr Helen Mackie
Advance Rehab Centre – NSW: Specialise in assessment & rehabilitation for people with neurological and complex disability.
There are no current events
Grants – ACT:
The Snow Foundation offers small grants to individuals in need to assist with equipment or therapies. Grants of up to $2,000 and can be provided for equipment and therapies for people living in the Canberra region.
- A request for individual funding must be accompanied by an application form and supporting documentation such as a referral and/or a reference from a community service organisation or a medical practitioner, along with quotes from the service provider or supplier if you have them.
- Funding is given to the provider of the service, not direct to the individual.
- Applications are open throughout the year and are reviewed by Directors of the Board.
For more information, visit: www.snowfoundation.org.au/individuals-and-organisation-in-australia