Reclink Australia is funded by the Access for All Abilities program to act as the first point of call for people with disabilities looking for sporting opportunities, through the provision of Access for All Abilities Play. AAA Play is a free information and referral service to assist Melbourne people of all ages with a disability … Continued
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ARBIAS Ltd. provides specialist services for people with acquired brain injury. Specialist staff are available in the areas of neuropsychology, case management, accommodation, professional training, community development, and individualised support. Services include: Case Management Flexible Support Accommodation Community Programs Neuropsychology (NPAIS)
The Community Connector Program targets individuals from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds with disabilities who require support to access the NDIS or who require additional support with NDIS or other services. This service is free. What Community Connectors can do: Help build better community awareness of the NDIS Assist individuals, their families and/or carers to … Continued
Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV) provides free one-to-one advocacy for people with a disability who need extra help with a tenancy issue. People with a disability who are vulnerable and disadvantaged may require an advocate in order to negotiate issues with landlords and property managers effectively. We will refer these consumers to our funded advocates, who … Continued
Intake and Response assist people with a disability, their family and carers to navigate and access community and specialist supports and services. Visit the website for contact details for your region.
Funds in Court [FIC] is an Office of the Supreme Court of Victoria that deals with funds paid into Court. Funds are paid into Court by a court order usually because a person is under a ‘legal disability’. This might be because they: have had an accident, injury or illness have an intellectual or physical … Continued
Headway Gippsland is a not for profit organisation that has supported people with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) and their families for over 30 years. ABI refers to damage caused by an accident or trauma, infection, disease, stroke or brain tumour to give some examples. ABI can happen to anyone at any age and the consequences … Continued
This service provides early, non-legal advocacy and support to families who are involved in the child protection system. IFAS has a focus on parents of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and parents with an intellectual disability. IFAS also provides coaching for self-advocacy for CALD, family violence, LGBTQI, mental health and other disabilities. IFAS is … Continued
The Information Access Group assists organisations meet the diverse literacy needs of the community. Specialist services include creating documents and websites that are easy to read and easy to use. Their team of writers, editors, graphic designers, web developers, researchers and trainers bring together a wealth of experience in clear communications. They work with government departments and … Continued
An independent, not-for-profit Employment Rights Community Legal Centre funded by the Victorian and Federal Governments, Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman and Victoria Legal Aid.
Professional counselling support for adults, children and families affected by Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Services include: counselling and support in adjusting to life with an ABI trauma counselling grief and loss counselling family counselling relationship counselling parenting support sexuality counselling drug and alcohol counselling anger and behaviour management suicide prevention counselling secondary consultation to case … Continued
Making Rights Reality is a program to increase access to the criminal justice system for people who have been sexually assaulted and have a cognitive impairment and/or communication difficulties. The program enhances existing services to provide greater accessibility. The service provides clients with crisis care, counselling, advocacy, legal information and advice, and support through the … Continued
A free, independent and confidential service for reporting abuse and neglect of people with disability. Anyone can contact the Hotline, including family members, friends, service providers or a person with disability. The Hotline works with callers to find appropriate ways of dealing with reports of abuse and neglect of people with disability. The Hotline is not a … Continued
The National Disability Advocacy Program (NDAP) Provider Finder is a web-based application that people with disabilities, carers and their families can use to search for advocacy agencies funded by the Australian Government within Australia by Postcode, State or Provider Type.
The Office for Disability leads and supports Victorian Government effort to help improve the lives of people with a disability and drive universal change. The first of its kind in Australia, the Office for Disability was established in 2006. The Office’s mandate is to put disability on the agenda across the Victorian Government. The Office … Continued