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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

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Young People In Nursing Homes National Alliance

Area of operation:
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Email
use online contact form

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

Phone
0437 178 078

The Alliance is a national organisation promoting the rights of younger people with disabilities and high & complex support needs who are living in residential aged-care facilities or at risk of admission to them. The Alliance assists these younger people to have choice about where they live and how they are supported. The Alliance also works … Continued