We are a group of people with disabilities who Stand up for ourselves Support people to make choices Help with problems Talk about the big issues Learn new things Why we meet Sister Rocks is run by people who have a disability. The group works together to make sure its members have the same rights, … Continued
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This self advocacy group operates in the Gippsland area for people with intellectual disability interested in learning about their rights and supporting each other to become more integrated into the local community. Glynn Evans at DHHS Gippsland is the contact person for this group.
The Eastern Disability Action Group (EDAG), formerly known as Disability Action Group Eastern region (DAGER),is a community based advocacy group for people with disabilities. The group meets on a monthly basis to discuss issues of concern in the Maroondah and the outer eastern suburbs. Accessibility is a key theme and guest speakers are invited to … Continued
Reinforce is a self advocacy organisation for people with an intellectual disability. Reinforce is here to assist, support and encourage independence for people with an intellectual disability. Reinforce promotes the rights of people with an intellectual disability to be upheld in the same way as everyone else in the community. Reinforce provides training, resources, lobbies … Continued
Post Polio Victoria has been established to advocate for people with polio so that they can have access to the information and services they need to live actively and independently.
‘United Brains’ is a network of Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) self-advocates and support groups from across Victoria. United Brains is about: Networking people with ABI; Linking together ABI self advocacy and support groups to share information and resources; Working to find isolated individuals with an ABI in the broader community and providing opportunity to connect; Having … Continued
Carers Victoria provide care and support to family members and friends who have a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness or who are frail aged. We work closely with government and other support organisations to improve the lives of caring families throughout Victoria.
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 peer support group aims to help people take control over the funding set aside for their support. There are groups operating all over Victoria. And you are invited to come along to share innovative ideas on support services. These groups are totally independent and are not affiliated with government or any organisation Questions and … Continued
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)