The Australian Government is committed to preventing fraud against its programs and services. The NDIA is serious about preventing, detecting and dealing with fraud against the Agency and the NDIS. If you suspect someone may be committing fraud against the NDIA or NDIS you should report it. When reporting suspected fraud, keep in mind the … Continued
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The Office for Disability leads and supports Victorian Government effort to help improve the lives of people with a disability and drive universal change. The first of its kind in Australia, the Office for Disability was established in 2006. The Office’s mandate is to put disability on the agenda across the Victorian Government. The Office … Continued
The Office of Professional Practice within the Department of Human Services drives best practice to deliver positive outcomes for people who access human services. The Office works in partnership with professionals and organisations to maximise people’s quality of life, promote people’s development and safeguard their rights. The Office provides practice leadership and evidence-informed directions and … Continued
ONCALL provides high quality language services to the Australian communities including face-to-face interpreting, telephone interpreting and translation.
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
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
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 … Continued
The Victorian State-wide equipment program (SWEP) provides people with a permanent or long-term disability with subsidised aids and equipment to enhance independence in their home, facilitate community participation and support families and carers in their role.
SWAN Australia is the peak organisation and not for profit charity that provides information and support to families caring for a child with an undiagnosed or rare genetic condition. We aim to increase awareness and understanding of the impact and prevalence of undiagnosed genetic conditions within the wider community. SWAN provide information and emotional support … Continued
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) … Continued
Victoria Legal Aid provide free legal information and education to all Victorians, with a focus on prevention and early resolution of legal problems. We prioritise more intensive legal services such as legal advice and representation for people who meet eligibility criteria, based on their financial situation, the nature and seriousness of their problem and their … Continued
Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service provides 24 hour free legal services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community.
Womens Legal Service provides free legal services to women from disadvantaged background to address relationship issues or violence.
Women’s Domestic Violence Crisis Service of Victoria (WDVCS) provides up to $9,000 per person for disability related needs when escaping family violence and operates 24-hour access to interpreters as well as support for Indigenous women WDVC services include telephone crisis counselling, referral, information and support and is the central contact point for women’s Refuges in Victoria. If there … Continued
Youthlaw provides free legal advice for young people under 25.