Advocating for independently accessible public transport in Victoria All Aboard is tired of the slow progress on improving the accessibility of public transport in Victoria. A diverse range of …people find public transport difficult to use, including seniors, people with disabilities, parents with small children, cyclists and people using shopping trolleys or luggage. This facebook … Continued
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Brain Injury Matters is a not-for-profit community managed organisation that works to make life better for people living with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI). Brain Injury Matters has as its principal objective the relief of suffering and distress of people who have an Acquired Brain Injury by: Providing support to alleviate the isolation and marginalisation experienced … Continued
The Cerebral Palsy Support Network (CPSN) is an organisation run by people who have a personal experience with cerebral palsy. It has been set up specifically to provide information, support and resources to children and adults with cerebral palsy about the issues and experiences that impact on their lives. We focus solely on cerebral palsy … Continued
DND is a self-advocacy program supporting people with disabilities from an ethnic background living in Victoria. The program is also run by ethnic people with disabilities.
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
People who acquire a disability after the age of 65, or are over 65 when the NDIS rolls out in their area are not eligible for the NDIS. These people are instead expected to access the support they need through the aged care system, through a gateway called My Aged Care, however, many people with … Continued
This is a Facebook discussion group for NDIS participants to share their experiences and learn from others. You need to have a Facebook account and request permission to access this group.
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.
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
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.