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Able Australia

Area of operation:

Email
info@ableaustralia.org.au

Web
http://www.ableaustralia.org.au

Phone
1300 225 369

Able Australia Services is a long-standing non-profit organisation that provides services to people living with multiple disabilities including deafblindness. Our vision is to create a community where the people we support are seen, heard, respected, valued and connected. We reach out to people living with multiple disabilities, helping them achieve a quality of life that … Continued

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Action for More Independence and Dignity in Accommodation (AMIDA)

Area of operation:

Email
amida@amida.org.au

Web
http://www.amida.org.au

Phone
03 9650 2722

AMIDA helps people with disabilities if they are having problems where they live. AMIDA does this by: telephone advice, information, referral and support direct advocacy on your behalf. education individually or in groups about your housing rights. AMIDA advocates for tenants rights for people with a disability by: standing up for people with a disability … Continued

Action on Disability in Ethnic Communities (ADEC)

Area of operation:

Email
info@adec.org.au

Web
http://www.adec.org.au/

Phone
03 9480 7000

ADEC’s Vision To empower people with disabilities from ethnic backgrounds, their carers and families to fully participate as members of the Victorian community. ADEC’s Mission The Mission states that the way to achieve full citizenship is: To assist people with disabilities from ethnic backgrounds, their carers and families to access services and ensure that service … Continued

AED Legal Centre

Area of operation:

Email
noni.lord@aed.org.au

Web
http://www.aed.org.au

Phone
03 9639 4333

AED works in partnership with service users, other disability and community agencies, trade unions, employers and government to: protect the human, civil and legal rights of people with disability; empower employees with a disability who experience workplace discrimination or disadvantage; promote the inclusion and participation of people with a disability in employment, education and training; … Continued

Assert 4 All

A division of Barwon Disability Resource Council (BDRC) Our services are: Advocacy and Information Disability Support Fund (DSF) Access Maps – Alcoa Access Map Geelong CBD. We can provide this service to other areas on request. Disability Standards surveys Access audits and consultancy (A 4 ALL). Community projects  

Blind Citizens Australia (BCA)

Area of operation:

Email
bca@bca.org.au

Web
http://www.bca.org.au

Phone
03 9654 1400 or 1800 033 660

Blind Citizens Australia (BCA) is the united voice of blind and vision-impaired Australians. Our mission is to achieve equity and equality by our empowerment, by promoting positive community attitudes, and by striving for high quality and accessible services which meet our needs. BCA provide peer support, information dissemination and consultancy to government, corporate and public … Continued

Citizen Advocacy Sunbury & Districts Inc

Area of operation:

Email
casunbury1@bigpond.com

Web
http://casunbury.fsnlc.org/

Phone
9744 7378

Citizen Advocacy is a community based program in Sunbury and operating in the North West Suburbs of Melbourne and parts of the Macedon Ranges Shire, including Gisborne, Riddells Creek and Romsey. The program aims to recognise, promote and defend the rights and interests of people within our community, who have an intellectual disability. It does … Continued

Colac Otway Region Advocacy Service (CORAS)

Provides Advocacy for people with disability. Colac Otway Regional Advocacy Services (CORAS) provides individual advocacy for people with disabilities who live in the Colac Otway and Surf Coast Shires.  CORAS will work with an individual to develop an individual advocacy plan outlining what action will be required.

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Communication Rights Australia

Area of operation:

Email
info@communicationrights.org.au

Web
http://www.caus.com.au

Phone
03 9555 8552 or 1300 666 604

Communication Rights Australia is a human rights advocacy and information service for people with little or no speech. We respond to people with little or no speech who have had their rights infringed or believe they have not been heard. We provide information to help protect people’s rights and access the supports they need for … Continued

Deaf Victoria Inc.

Area of operation:

Email
info@deafvictoria.org.au

Web
http://www.deafvictoria.org.au

Phone
03 9473 1145 or SMS 0431 476 721

  Deaf Victoria receives funding from the Victorian Government’s Department of Health and Human Services and of Office of Disability to run a non-profit organisation that provides advocacy, information and referrals about deaf and deafness issues. Deaf Victoria aims to inform members of the Deaf Community and to the wider community on a range of information … Continued

Disability Discrimination Legal Service (DDLS)

Area of operation:

Email
info@ddls.org.au

Web
http://www.communitylaw.org.au/clc_ddls/...

Phone
(03) 9654 8644

The Disability Discrimination Legal Service Inc (DDLS) is an independent community legal centre that specializes in disability discrimination legal matters. We provide free legal services in several areas including information, referral, advice, casework assistance, community legal education, and policy and law reform. The DDLS works actively towards the eradication of disability discrimination and facilitates and … Continued

Disability Justice Advocacy

Area of operation:
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Email
info@justadvocacy.com

Web
http://www.justadvocacy.com/

Phone
(03) 9474 0077 Toll Free Number 1800 808 126

Disability Justice Advocacy Inc. DJA provides advocacy support to people who have ongoing  support needs as a result of a disability and  focuses on working with the person with a disability and supporting their needs, rights and interests to address and resolve issues they identify. DJA is independent of all other services and free of conflicts … Continued

Disability Resources Centre (DRC)

The Disability Resources Centre Inc. (DRC) provide individual advocacy for adults with disability. We also work on systemic issues and conduct and support campaigns, which aim to provide long-term benefits for many people. From time to time, we hold public forums to discover the issues that matter most to people with disabilities. We are a … Continued

Elder Rights Advocacy

Area of operation:

Email
admin@era.asn.au

Web
http://era.asn.au

Phone
1800 700 600 or (03) 9602 3066

Advocacy is available for people receiving aged care services. This includes people who: live in a nursing home or hostel receive a community aged care package (support at home) receive flexible care have been assessed by an Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) used to receive aged care services or are representing the interests of the person … Continued