Adult Programs for Social & Communication Participation

Social groups for adults with disabilities provide community access for young adults and adults who are living with disability and are aged 18 to 64 years. Activities take place on Saturdays, Wednesday and Friday evenings and depending on the program, run for 2 to 6 hours.

Our Adult Programs include:

  • Camps
  • Bowling
  • Day Breakers
  • Disco
  • Links
  • Club North
  • Retreats
  • Socialites
  • Young Adults

If you enjoy going out with your peers, making new friends, and visiting places in and around Sydney, while receiving the support you need, contact Riverlink for more information.

We have some great fun at many of our outings and adult social activities each week including:

  • Tasting the cuisines of the world at restaurants
  • 10 Pin Bowling
  • Watching movies
  • Eating a picnic lunch at a lovely park
  • Popping along to a Festival such as Cronulla Spring Festival
  • Enjoying a delicious High Tea
  • Checking out the zoos
  • Playing Aqua Golf or Mini Golf
  • Seeing what is new at Sydney’s Museums such as the Maritime or Fire or Modern
  • Art Museum
  • Visiting many of the local Saturday markets
  • Having lunch at a café and, best of all, being with some friends for a few hours.

Contact the team of Disability Services and Support staff today on 02 9638 0999 or by filling out our contact form.


This program provides respite to Carers of Adults generally aged 16 years and over.

Staffing for this program is in accordance to the support needs of the care recipients, with some capacity to be flexible in meeting the needs of younger children with a disability who have higher support needs.


Camps

Riverlink provides respite through the organisation of Camps during the week in the school holidays and on weekends during the school term, as resources allow.

Care Recipients from both Northern Sydney and Cumberland-Prospect are eligible for camp. This is currently being held at Uniting Venues, Elanora Heights. Participants engage in a variety of arts and crafts, and sporting activities as well as community outings, appropriate to their age.


Bowling

This program provides respite to Carers of Young Adults with a disability generally aged 16 years and over. This program runs on Wednesday evenings throughout the year, except over Christmas holidays, and is a Bowling League competition.

Staffing for this program is in accordance to the support needs of the Care Recipients, with some capacity to be flexible in meeting the needs of Young Adults with a disability who have higher support needs.


Day Breakers

This program provides respite to Carers of Young Adults with a disability aged 18 years and over who have left school and have some free time during the week. Activities take place on Thursdays during the day. Activities consist of outings such as meals, movies, art gallery visits, museums, zoos, and bowling, as well as practical life skills such as cooking and travel on public transport.

Staffing for this program is in accordance to the support needs of the Care Recipients, with some capacity to be flexible in meeting the needs of Young Adults with a disability who have higher support needs.


Disco

This program provides respite to Carers of young adults with a disability generally aged 16 years and over. The discos are held once a month at a venue in Baulkham Hills and Castle Hill.

Staffing for these programs is in accordance to the support needs of the Care Recipients, with some capacity to be flexible in meeting the needs of adults with a disability who have higher support needs


Links

This program operates on Saturdays and some weekday evenings. Please refer to the current program for further information. You may request a flyer by contacting Riverlink.


Club North

This program operates during the day on Monday. Please refer to the current program for further information.


Retreats

Coming Soon.


Socialites

This program provides respite to Carers of Young Adults with a disability generally aged 16 years and over. Activities take place on alternating Friday evenings and alternating Saturdays. Friday evenings comprise of outings such as meals at various restaurants and theatre shows, whilst Saturday activities may comprise of movies, art gallery shows or museums.


Young Adults

This program provides respite to Carers of young adults with a disability generally aged 16 years and over. The Young Adults program generally takes place on Wednesday & Friday evenings. The Friday discos are held once a month at a venue in Baulkham Hills and Castle Hill.

Staffing for these programs is in accordance to the support needs of the Care Recipients, with some capacity to be flexible in meeting the needs of adults with a disability who have higher support needs.