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Association of Speech-Language Pathologists
Federation of Professional Associations,
The Professional Centre, Sliema Road,
Gzira GZR 1633
Malta

Contact person: Norma Camilleri - President - 79427660
Email: info@aslpmalta.org

Mission: The mission of the Association of Speech-Language Pathologists Malta (ASLP) is to promote the profession and ensure highest quality services through safe guarding the code of ethics, updating professional standards and creating opportunities for continuous professional development. It is a vehicle through which professional views can be disseminated to other organisations and public institutions. It creates opportunities to raise public awareness regarding Speech-Language Pathology.

Down Syndrome Association Malta
45, South Street,
Valletta VLT1101

Chairperson: Ms. Joeanna Xerri
Secretary: Ms Marija Laura Mifsud
Tel: +356 21235158
Email: info@dsa.org.mt, dsamalta1981@gmail.com
 
Aims of the Association:
1.       To encourage people with Down syndrome to fulfill their potential for successful and happy lives, in a society that knows their abilities and is supportive of their needs.
2.       To contact parents of newly born babies with Down Syndrome as early as possible and to provide counselling and support particularly in the early stages of a baby's life.
3.       To represent the interests and needs of people with Down syndrome in all aspects of life and individuals needs, as members of the family and the community.
4.       To increase public awareness and understanding of the nature of Down Syndrome people so they may lead a rewarding and full life.
5.       To press for better services and greater choice in the facilities offered to children and adults with Down Syndrome, such as education, therapy, training and independent living.
6.       To support professionals in their work and research of Down Syndrome. 

Fondazzjoni Wens
(Residential homes for disabled persons)
67 Dar il-Wens
The Strand,
Kalkara.

Administrator: Ronald Galea
Tel: 21696825
Mob: 79537002
Email: ronald.ilwens@gmail.com

Foundation for the Development of Maltese Sign Language
(Fondazzjoni Żvilupp Lingwa tas-Sinjali Maltija)
c/o L-Istitut tal-Lingwistika,
L-Universita ta' Malta
Msida MSD 06

President: Mr Karl Borg
Contact Person: Dr Marie Alexander
Tel: 23402428
Email: marie.alexander@um.edu.mt

Mission: To support the development of Maltese Sign Language mainly through teaching and research. 

Friends of the Sick & Elderly in Gozo
“Dar–Il-Fjuri”, 
Triq 23 Ta’ April, 
VCT 2260, Victoria, 
Gozo  

Office Tel: 27532276
President: Paul Zammit Mob: 99883007
Secretary: Frank Mumford Mob: 77250843
Email: admin@fsegozo.org 
 
Mission:  The main functions of the society are:
(1) To assist the sick and the elderly in every way within available means
(2) To help improve facilities available for the safety, welfare, comfort and convenience of the sick and the elderly in Gozo. 

Gift of Life Foundation
20, Triq Mons. Salv Magro, 
Mosta MST3263

Tel: 79702481
Contact person: Mr Paul Vincenti
Email: info@pvmalta.com
 
Mission: Gift of Life is a group of lay voluntary professionals who share a common concern about the issue of abortion and more recently for the protection of the embryo. Our primary aim is to peacefully campaign against any possibility of abortion being legalised in Malta. We also offer information and support to girls and women who may be in a crisis pregnancy situation and beyond. 

Hospice Malta
39, Good Shepherd Avenue 
Balzan BZN 1623 

Tel: 21440085 
Fax: 21484769 
Contact persons 
Chairperson: Ms Maria Gatt
General Manager: Mr Kenneth Delia
Email: info@hospicemalta.org 
 
Mission: 
Hospice Malta is a voluntary organisation inspired by Christian values. It exists to provide and promote the highest standards of Palliative care for persons with cancer, motor neurone disease, end of life respiratory, cardiac, renal and liver disease. It also aims to help and support their families.

Malta Association of Crohn’s Disease and Colitis
c/o: Kisba, 17,
Triq il-Karwija,
Kirkop Malta KKP 1231
Email: info@macc.org.mt
 
Contact person: Mr Josef Busuttil – President 9986 8662
Email: chairperson@macc.org.mt
 
Aims: MACC aims to offer support and information to persons and relatives of persons suffering from Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, and to promote public awareness about these two chronic conditions. MACC strives to help patients suffering from these conditions to enhance their self-confidence, improve their quality of life and improve their overall wellbeing. MACC also strives to promote patients' needs and rights and to encourage and promote research on these conditions.
 
MACC became affiliated with the European Federation of Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis Associations (EFCCA) during the annual general conference of EFCCA held in Helsinki, Finland in April, 2010.

Malta Association of Occupational Therapist
Address: MAOT, 
The Professional Centre, 
Sliema Road, 
Gzira GZR1633 

Tel: 22082011 / 77020505
President: Mr. Demis Cachia 
Vice-President: Ms. Charmaine Mifsud 
Secretary: Ms. Samantha Gauci
Assistant Secretary: Ms. Marisa Camilleri 
Treasurer: Ms. Josephine Cassar
Members: Mr. Matthew Zammit, Ms. Charmaine Camilleri, Ms, Lauren Abela Tanti. 

Our mission: The MAOT provides a national and international platform for Maltese Occupational Therapists through the promotion of the occupational therapy profession; the provision of opportunities for continuing education; the maintenance of high standards of professionalism and by providing a unifying forum for the profession.  The MAOT values and empowers the involvement of its members in the ongoing developments and strengthening of the occupational therapy profession. 

Malta Association of Physiotherapists (MAP) 
Malta Federation of Professional Associations
The Professional Centre
Sliema Road
Gzira 
GZR 1633
Malta - Europe
 
Tel: (+356) 21312417 
Mob: (+356) 99868554
WebSite: www.physiomalta.com
Email:  info@physiomalta.com
President - Ms. Maria-Louisa Busuttil
Vice - President - Mr. Daniel Casingena 
Chief Executive Officer - Mr. Randall Debattista
 
Mission statement: ‘To advance and expand the scope of physiotherapy for the benefit of the Maltese physiotherapy community, ultimately rendering an optimised circumstance for the care of the Maltese citizen. We aim to facilitate continuous professional development for our members, to support the legal framework within which we operate and to strengthen our networks and affiliations with International Associations and with local stakeholders.’

Malta Federation of Organisations Persons with Disability (MFOPD)
Federazzjoni Maltija ta' Organizzazzjonijiet Persuni b'Diżabilita'
Hal Caprat Complex
No. 1 Niche, Braille Street,
Sta Venera SVR 1690

Tel: (+356) 7707 5555 / 2707 5555
Email: info@mfopd.org
Contact person: Ms Marthese Mugliette – President

Mission Statement: The Federation aims to create a movement in favour of rights for persons with disability and the development and strengthening of measures and services which improve the life of persons with disability and that of their family. 

Malta Society of the Blind
Għaqda Maltija ta' Persuni Neqsin mid-Dawl
Address: 81, Brighella Street, 
Santa Venera, SVR 1135

Email: socblindmalta@gmail.com
President: Mr Frans Tirchett
Tel:       21665247
Mobile: 79665247
 
Mission: Promotion and Protection of Visually Impaired Community

Malta Wheelchair DanceSport Association
'My Promise'
23 St. George's Street
Paola PLA1650

Pippa Roberts, President Tel: (+356) 27864110 Mob: 99864110
Steven Fenech, Secretary Tel: (+356) 21524718 Mob: 79728374
Email: maltawda@yahoo.co.uk 

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Malta
P.O. Box 63
B'Kara BKR 1000

Tel:  (+356) 27806127
President: Ms Carmen Muscat
Email: maltams@gmail.com

Richmond Foundation
424 St. Joseph High Street
St. Venera SVR1013
Tel: 21482336

Contact person: Ms Dolores Gauci (Chief Executive Officer)
Email:  info@richmond.org.mt
 
Mission: Richmond Foundation endeavours to provide optimal community mental health services that promote mental wellbeing, address the prevention of mental health problems and provide support for good quality of life.

SOS Malta
10 Triq il Ward
Sta Venera SVR1640

CEO: Claudia Taylor East
Secretary: Graziella Schiavone
Tel: +356 21244123

Email: info@sosmalta.org 

Mission: SOS Malta aims to aid people experiencing times of crisis and to empower them by providing support services and opportunities to implement development and change in their country. SOS Malta works with local and international organisations to assist socially disadvantaged groups in improving their quality of life. It encourages advocacy on behalf of social causes as well as promotes models of good care and practice.​​

For an extensive list of NGOs, kindly visit the Ministry for Education webpage​.