Amputees Association of New South Wales is a compassionate and formidable not for profit organisation. Amputees NSW as it’s now know is 100% volunteer. Amputees supporting amputees and the extended Community.
Recognised by NSW Heath as the premier NSW agency; we offer a comprehensive range of support services for all people, affected by amputation and limb differences.
Amputees NSW support Individuals, Families, Schools, Allied Health, Government agencies, Interstate support groups and the border community. Volunteers are primarily peers who have lived experience with amputation and limb differences.
As an extension of this, Amputees NSW work collaboratively with Community Partners and other support networks to compliment the right care and advice required to assist everyone.
Amputees NSW aims to enable people affected by limb difference to access quality support, current and meaningful information, and to better support each other. Amputees NSW 1800 810 969 is a free, confidential, and NSW Health recognised support.
There are many charity and advocacy groups supporting limb loss and limb difference across Australia. Amputees NSW is the NSW peak advocacy group recognised by NSW Health.
We deliver, advocacy and support providing neutral, confidential, and tailored advice.
We take pride in being an inclusive organisation and we look forward to hearing from you.
Amputee Association of NSW was founded in 1989.
Recently we have established and extended peer support training of volunteers throughout NSW, Amputees NSW provides various programs for individuals at all stages of amputation including contemplation of amputation.
Often a forgotten area within a complex health system, amputees NSW acknowledge that the result (limb loss) has often been the solution for survival and with that comes involvedness with a broader health team.