disAbilityconnections (Victoria) – formerly the Western Region Disability Network (WRDN) is a network of nearly 1000 people with disabilities, their carers/families, service providers, government and community. The Network was established in1993, launched by the Hon. Joan Kirner, former Premier of Victoria in 1994 and changed our name to disAbility connections (Victoria)in December 2009 in recognition … Continue reading
The Disability Resources Centre Inc. (DRC) provide individual advocacy for adults with disability. We also work on systemic issues and conduct and support campaigns, which aim to provide long-term benefits for many people. From time to time, we hold public forums to discover the issues that matter most to people with disabilities. We are a … Continue reading
The Migrant Resource Centre North West Region is a not for profit, community based organisation governed by a voluntary committee of management. The organisation was established in 1989 to provide support for refugees and migrants and support those who work with this target group. Our goal is to assist clients and community groups to improve their … Continue reading
NECA One to One is a community based program that creates a partnership between a volunteer from the community and a person with an intellectual disability; NECA facilitates the matching process ensuring that the relationship is directed by the needs of the protégé; NECA now has funding to provide individual advocacy, focusing on the specific needs and … Continue reading
Citizen Advocacy is a community based program in Sunbury and operating in the North West Suburbs of Melbourne and parts of the Macedon Ranges Shire, including Gisborne, Riddells Creek and Romsey. The program aims to recognise, promote and defend the rights and interests of people within our community, who have an intellectual disability. It does … Continue reading
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.
Travellers Aid Australia provides travel related support, advice and help to people who experience difficulties with transport. Travellers Aid Australia aims to make everyday travel possible for all people, providing services such as: buggy service at Southern Cross Station to assist people get to and from their point of departure (free of charge to client) … Continue reading
Independence Australia is a leader in the provision of specifically tailored services and products that support and empower people to regain, retain and extend their independence. Our organisation’s primary focus is Community Solutions which is supported by our commercial business, Health Solutions. Community Solutions offers a wide range of specialised personal services that enable people … Continue reading