Disability counselling and support is a free service offered for people who have had violence, abuse, neglect and/or exploitation perpetrated against them, and those impacted by the Disability Royal Commission.
It’s available to anyone who:
- identifies as having a disability and has had violence, abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation; perpetrated against them and/or
- is impacted by the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability (Disability Royal Commission) including people with disability, family, friends, carers, allies and support workers.
The counselling service does not require you to be diagnosed with a disability, you may self identify. A disability is a condition that gets in the way of your day to day functioning or well being including:
- Physical: Hard to walk or move
- Hearing or sight: hard to see or hear
- Intellectual: Difficult to think or learn
- Psychological: When emotions are painful or hard to live with
- Type of Advocacy:
- Referral & Information Service
- Area of operation:
- 1800 317 387