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All Aboard

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

Brain Injury Matters (BIM)

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

Cerebral Palsy Support Network (CPSN)

Area of operation:

Email
cpsn@cpsn.org.au

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

Phone
(03) 9478 1001 or 1300 277 600

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

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

My Aged Scare

Area of operation:

Web
https://myagedscare.com

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

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New Wave

Area of operation:

Email
newwaveteam@gmail.com

Web
https://newwavegippsland.com

Phone
0456 000 083

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. New Wave have a drop-in office at The Tipping Foundation, 58-60 Commercial Road, Morwell. The office is open Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays 10:30 … Continued

REAL Choice for DHHS Disability Housing

This Facebook community exists to connect families with disabled loved ones in DHHS residential units who have similar concerns about the changes with residential units being privatised – a decision taken without any consultation with the residents. Shouldn’t staying with DHHS be a viable option for residents who are not interested in disruptive, uncertain changes?  

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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

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Self Advocacy Resource Unit

Area of operation:

Email
saru@rosshouse.org.au

Web
http://www.saru.net.au/

Phone
03 9639 6856

It is the job of SARU to support self advocates and self advocacy groups across Victoria. What are Self Advocacy Groups? Self advocacy groups are run by people with disabilities who have joined together to have their voices heard and support each other. They work together to make sure they have the same rights, choices, … 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