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Disability Advocacy Network Australia

Area of operation:

Email
ceo@dana.org.au

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

Phone
0439 399 755

Disability Advocacy Network Australia (DANA) supports and strengthens independent disability advocacy agencies in their work of advocating for and with people with disabilities so that they are valued and included members of the community, their fundamental needs are met and their human rights are respected. DANA  is a network of agencies throughout Australia that undertakes or … Continued

Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre

Area of operation:

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

Phone
1800 015 188

Safe Steps is for women and children experiencing violence and abuse from a partner or ex-partner, another family member or someone close to them. Women experiencing family violence can call 24/7 and speak confidentially to another woman for information on family violence support services, legal rights and accommodation options. The support services provided by Safe Steps … Continued

Complaint Resolution and Referral Service (CRRS)

The Complaints Resolution and Referral Service is a free service for people with disability who are users of Australian Government funded: Disability Employment Services (DES); Australian Disability Enterprises (ADE); and/or Disability Advocacy services. Complaints are handled in a professional and understanding manner. CRRS staff are impartial and do not take sides. Their job is to … 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

Safe Futures Foundation

The present scope of support includes – complex crisis case management; 24/7 after–hours; outreach; support for Same Sex Attracted Transgender & Intersex persons; intensive case management; specialist children’s case management; A Place to Call Home and Safe at Home programs; and a response to women living with a disability. These specialist services, together with EDVOS, … Continued

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United Voices for People with Disabilities (UVPD)

Area of operation:

Email
contact_us@uvpd.org.au

Web
http://www.uvpd.org.au/index.html

Phone
0437 433 880

United Voices for People with Disabilities (UVPD) is a member-based, not-for-profit organisation that is independently funded.  It was formed to provide people with a disability, their families, personal carers and associated persons with a real and strong voice to protect their human rights and to make sure they get a fair go. UVPD is dedicated to bringing about significant … 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

Young People in Nursing Homes National alliance

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

Colac Otway Region Advocacy Service (CORAS)

Provides Advocacy for people with disability. Colac Otway Regional Advocacy Services (CORAS) provides individual advocacy for people with disabilities who live in the Colac Otway and Surf Coast Shires.  CORAS will work with an individual to develop an individual advocacy plan outlining what action will be required.