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Deaf Victoria Inc.

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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)

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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

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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

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Gippsland Disability Advocacy Inc.

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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

Grampians Disability Advocacy Association

GdA is an independent advocacy service with a team of skilled workers who can help resolve many issues affecting people with disabilities. GdA is funded by both Commonwealth and State Governments and provides advocacy and information to people with all types of disabilities and of all ages. Grampians disAbility Advocacy has outlets in Ararat, Ballarat, … Continued

Independent Mental Health advocacy (IMHA)

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Email
contact@imha.vic.gov.au

Web
http://www.imha.vic.gov.au/

Phone
1300 947 820

Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) support people who are receiving compulsory psychiatric treatment to have as much say as possible about their assessment, treatment and recovery. IMHA is led and staffed by professionals with backgrounds in consumer advocacy, social work and mental health service provision and advocates are based in Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and Dandenong, … Continued

Melbourne East Disability Advocacy (MEDA)

MEDA is a not for profit organisation dedicated to promoting and protecting the rights and interests of people with intellectual disability. MEDA has paid individual advocates and long and short term Volunteer Citizen Advocates who work with people over 18 who have an intellectual disability.. You have a right to have access to an advocate.  … Continued

Mental Health Legal Centre Inc.

Area of operation:

Email
mhlc@mhlc.org.au

Web
http://www.communitylaw.org.au/mhlc/cb_p...

Phone
(03) 9629 4422 or 1800 555 887 (free call from rural Victoria)

The Mental Health Legal Centre provides a free and confidential legal service to anyone who has experienced mental illness in Victoria where their legal problem relates to their mental illness. All centre activities aim to promote the rights of people who experience mental illness. The Centre is a non-profit organisation run by an independent Committee … Continued