Association for Children with Disability (ACD) is the Victorian advocacy service for children with disability and their families. It is a not-for-profit organisation led by and for families of children with all types of disability. ACD helps families gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence to advocate for their children, supporting families with children from birth … Continued
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Refuge Victoria, provides specialist crisis accommodation and support services for people escaping family violence. Previously known as Safe Futures Foundation, the organisation has grown from its grassroots origins of passionate volunteers to become a statewide specialist family violence service.
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
STAR is an independent community organisation that advocates on a statewide basis for the rights of people with an intellectual disability and their families. STAR believes all people with intellectual disability are entitled to grow up in a family and to live and participate fully in their communities as valued citizens. STAR believes in a … Continued
The Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS) is raising voices, expanding choices and creating change for young people with disabilities in Victoria, Australia. YDAS works alongside young people with disabilities between the ages of 12 and 25 to raise awareness of their rights and to support them to achieve what they want. We provide one-on-one support … Continued