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New Wave

Area of operation:

Email
newwaveteam@gmail.com

Phone
(03) 5136 2406

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.

Eastern Disability Action Group (EDAG)

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

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Reinforce Inc.

Area of operation:

Web
http://reinforce.org.au/

Phone
(03) 9650 7855

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

United Brains

Area of operation:

Email
admin@unitedbrains.org.au

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

Phone
(03) 9639 7222

‘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

Headway Gippsland Inc.

Area of operation:

Email
hwABI@bigpond.net.au

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

Phone
(03) 5127 7166

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

ARBIAS

Area of operation:

Email
EnquiriesVIC@arbias.com.au

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

Phone
(03) 8388 1222

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)