Disability Organisations in Malta
Find out about the organisations, support groups and associations for people with a disability in Malta…
There are many non-profit, charitable, volunteer and government-funded facilities catering for people with disabilities across Malta and Gozo.
Organisations for Parents of Children with a Disability
INSPIRE Foundation: Offering a range of programmes for young people living with disabilities and their families through therapeutic, educational and leisure services.
- INSPIRE (The Eden Foundation and Razzett)
At: 801, Industrial Estate, Bulebel, Zejtun
Tel: 2167 3706
Fax: 2166 5260
AD/HD Family Support Group: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder support for children and their parents through events, activities, courses and meetings. Monthly meetings are held at Junior College in Msida.
Down Syndrome Association Malta: Supporting and empowering children born with Down Syndrome and their families through activities, services, projects and advice.
National Parents' Society for Persons with Disability: Organises activities, classes and provides support to parents of children with a disability.
- Tel: 2124 6163
Support for Children
Malta provides a number of services and care for children living with disabilities.
The Directorate for Educational Services and Student Services Department offers special educational platforms for children with impairment or disability, regardless of severity, as well as guidance for parents.
- Special Education - Resource Centre
At: Triq Fra Gaetano Pace Forno, Hamrun, HMR 1100
Tel: 2122 8349 / 2122 8350
Fax: 2123 3513
Support for Adults
Sapport Agency: Providing a positive environment and daycare services for vulnerable adults who have difficulties in finding employment. The centres allow clients to learn new skills, participate in activities, interact socially and engage with the community, while providing respite for carers.
There are a number of centres around Malta:
- Find a list of centres in Malta
Physically Handicapped Rehabilitation Fund: Founded in 1946, the organisation offers activities and workshops in order to help rehabilitate and reintroduce disadvantaged people to society. Also offers rental of wheelchairs and walking aids.
- Physically Handicapped Rehabilitation Centre
At: Corradino Hill, Paola PLA 1930
Santa Marta Day Centre: Day centre in Victoria, providing services to adults with disabilities.
- Santa Marta Day Centre
At: Triq il-Far, Victoria, Gozo
Tel: 2156 1668
Fax: 2155 3886
Dar Il-Kaptan: Day care and respite services through social work support, day services and care plans.
- Dar il-Kaptan
At: Rotary Drive, Triq Dar il-Kaptan, Mtarfa, MTF 1155
Tel: 2145 0103 / 21450 1034
Fax: 2145 0413
ARKA Foundation (Fondazzjoni ARKA): Provides temporary or permanent residences for people with disabilities in Gozo.