Sexuality and Disability Service - Hunter

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Our Sexuality and Disability Service offers individual and group-based programs that are tailored to the sexuality support needs of people with disability and those who support them.

Family Planning NSW provides specialist sexuality and relationship support for people with:

  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Acquired brain injury

Participants of the service are supported to develop skills across the lifespan in the area of sexuality and relationships. We use specialised assessments and a person-centred approach to support participants to engage more in their community and live as autonomously as possible. 

Our staff are qualified allied health professionals with experience in working with people with disability around sexuality issues.

Topics covered include:

  • Puberty
  • Managing menstruation
  • Self-esteem
  • Healthy relationships
  • Sexual identity
  • Safe sex practices
  • Contraception options
  • Pregnancy options
  • Protective behaviours
  • Sexual behaviours of concern
  • Managing menopause
  • Personal hygiene
  • Public and private behaviours
  • Cyber-safety
  • Parenting
  • Social skills

How much does it cost?

Family Planning NSW is a registered provider of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). All sessions are included in a person’s NDIS plan with no out-of-pocket expenses.

  • Therapeutic support

If you do not have an NDIS plan, please contact Family Planning NSW to discuss other funding options. 

For bookings and information contact Family Planning NSW

Phone (02) 4929 4485
Address Ground Floor

384 Hunter Street

Newcastle NSW 2300
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