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 … Continue reading
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The Physical Disability Council of Victoria (PDCV) is the recognised State Peak Body representing the views and interests of people with a physical disability in Victoria. PDCV is the communication link between people with a physical disability and decision makers in Government, Community and the Business Sectors.
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
IMHA support people who are receiving compulsory psychiatric treatment to have as much say as possible about their assessment, treatment and recovery. Our team is led and staffed by professionals with backgrounds in consumer advocacy, social work and mental health service provision. Our advocates are based in Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and Dandenong, but support people … Continue reading
- 1300 13 50 90
Seniors Information Victoria offers free information as an independent service, supported by the state government, on a wide range of issues of interest to older Victorians including: Housing options from independent living to residential care Home-based and community services General information on financial and legal issues Health and wellbeing Retirement New learning opportunitie The focus … Continue reading
- 1300 368 821
Seniors Rights Victoria provides information, support, advice and education to help prevent elder abuse and safeguard the rights, dignity and independence of older people. Elder abuse is any act which causes harm to an older person and is carried out by someone they know and trust such as family or friends. If you, your client … Continue reading
Reclink Australia is funded by the Access for All Abilities program to act as the first point of call for people with disabilities looking for sporting opportunities, through the provision of Access for All Abilities Play. AAA Play is a free information and referral service to assist Melbourne people of all ages with a disability … Continue reading
The NDAP Provider Finder is a web-based application for people with disabilities, carers and their families, to search for advocacy agencies funded by the Australian Government with Australia by Postcode, State or Provider Type.
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Kellie Marshall, Private Provider. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org)