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STAR Victoria

Area of operation:

Email
info@starvictoria.org.au

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

Phone
(03) 9650 2730

STAR is an independent community organisation that advocates on a statewide basis for the rights of people with an intellectual disability and their families. STAR believes all people with intellectual disability are entitled to grow up in a family and to live and participate fully in their communities as valued citizens. STAR believes in a … Continued

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VALID

Area of operation:

Email
office@valid.org.au

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

Phone
(03) 9416 4003

VALID stands for Victorian Advocacy League for Individuals with Disability. VALID is committed to the vision of an Australian nation in which people with a disability are empowered to exercise their rights – as human beings and as citizens – in accordance with the United Nations Declarations on Human Rights and the Rights of Disabled … Continued

Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council (VMIAC)

Area of operation:

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

Phone
(03) 9380 3900

The VMIAC is the peak Victorian non-government organisation for people who have experience with a mental illness or emotional distress. VMIAC engages in a number of activities, which include information provision, advice, mutual support and self-help, individual, group and systemic advocacy, research and evaluation, and education and training. The VMIAC, as a consumer organisation, is … Continued

Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS)

Area of operation:

Email
ydas@yacvic.org.au

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

Phone
(03) 9267 3709

The Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS) is raising voices, expanding choices and creating change for young people with disabilities in Victoria, Australia. YDAS works alongside young people with disabilities between the ages of 12 and 25 to raise awareness of their rights and to support them to achieve what they want. We provide one-on-one support … Continued