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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

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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

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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) Purpose Barwon Disability Resource Council is a voluntary body formed for the purpose of representing the interests of people with disabilities. Mission Statement Promoting rights, social and economic inclusion for all. Our services are: Advocacy and Information Disability Support Fund (DSF) Access Maps – Alcoa Access Map Geelong CBD. … Continued

Blind Citizens Australia (BCA)

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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

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
https://www.communicationrights.org.au/

Phone
03 9555 8552 or 1300 666 604

Communication Rights Australia is the leading human rights information and advocacy organisation for people with a disability, prioritising those with communication support needs. We are the only advocacy and information service within Australia that gives priority to people who have little or no speech. Our services are designed to break down barriers and remove discrimination through individual and systemic advocacy, information on human rights, … Continued

Deaf Victoria Inc.

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Email
info@deafvictoria.org.au

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

Phone
SMS 0431 476 721

Deaf Victoria advocates on behalf of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Victorians to increase access to services and to educate the wider community on how to work, play and study with Deaf and Hard of Hearing people. Deaf Victoria also represents Deaf and Hard of Hearing people in both state government and disability groups. Vision … Continued

Disability Discrimination Legal Service (DDLS)

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Email
info@ddls.org.au

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

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 Australia

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Email
info@justadvocacy.com

Web
http://dja.org.au/

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

Disability Justice Australia 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)

We provide individual advocacy to adults with physical, sensory, intellectual, neurological, psychosocial and/or multiple disabilities. 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 … Continued

Elder Rights Advocacy

Area of operation:

Email
era@era.asn.au

Web
http://era.asn.au

Phone
1800 700 600 or (03) 9602 3066

Information, advocacy and education that supports older Victorian’s and their right to access quality aged care. Our free, independent and confidential service covers all forms of Australian Government funded aged care. Advocacy involves supporting older people, and their families, to communicate their needs and have these listened to and acted upon by service providers. Our … Continued

Gippsland Disability Advocacy Inc.

Area of operation:

Email
administration@gdai.org.au

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

Phone
03 5175 0444

Gippsland Disability Advocacy supports and defends the rights and interests of people with disabilities. encourages and promotes  participation by people with disabilities in the activities of the wider community  promotes awareness of the benefits of inclusive communities. This is achieved by providing Individual advocacy support for people with disabilities (On a priority needs basis) advice … Continued