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Melbourne East Disability Advocacy (MEDA)

MEDA is a not for profit organisation dedicated to promoting and protecting the rights and interests of people with intellectual disability. MEDA has paid individual advocates and long and short term Volunteer Citizen Advocates who work with people over 18 who have an intellectual disability.. You have a right to have access to an advocate.  … Continued

Grampians disAbility Advocacy Association

GdA is an independent advocacy service with a team of skilled workers who can help resolve many issues affecting people with disabilities. GdA is funded by both Commonwealth and State Governments and provides advocacy and information to people with all types of disabilities and of all ages. Grampians disAbility Advocacy has outlets in Ararat, Ballarat, … Continued

Disability Resources Centre (DRC)

We provide individual advocacy to adults with physical, sensory, intellectual, neurological, psychosocial and/or multiple disabilities. 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 … Continued

Disability Justice Australia

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Email
info@justadvocacy.com

Web
http://dja.org.au/

Phone
(03) 9474 0077 Toll Free Number 1800 808 126

Disability Justice Australia Inc. DJA provides advocacy support to people who have ongoing  support needs as a result of a disability and  focuses on working with the person with a disability and supporting their needs, rights and interests to address and resolve issues they identify. DJA is independent of all other services and free of conflicts … Continued

Disability Discrimination Legal Service (DDLS)

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Email
info@ddls.org.au

Web
http://www.ddls.org.au/

Phone
(03) 9654 8644

The Disability Discrimination Legal Service Inc (DDLS) is an independent community legal centre that specializes in disability discrimination legal matters. We provide free legal services in several areas including information, referral, advice, casework assistance, community legal education, and policy and law reform. The DDLS works actively towards the eradication of disability discrimination and facilitates and … Continued

Brain Injury Matters (BIM)

Brain Injury Matters is a not-for-profit community managed organisation that works to make life better for people living with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI). Brain Injury Matters has as its principal objective the relief of suffering and distress of people who have an Acquired Brain Injury by: Providing support to alleviate the isolation and marginalisation experienced … Continued

Blind Citizens Australia (BCA)

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Email
bca@bca.org.au

Web
http://www.bca.org.au

Phone
03 9654 1400 or 1800 033 660

Blind Citizens Australia (BCA) is the united voice of blind and vision-impaired Australians. Our mission is to achieve equity and equality by our empowerment, by promoting positive community attitudes, and by striving for high quality and accessible services which meet our needs. BCA provide peer support, information dissemination and consultancy to government, corporate and public … Continued

Assert 4 All

A division of Barwon Disability Resource Council (BDRC) Purpose Barwon Disability Resource Council is a voluntary body formed for the purpose of representing the interests of people with disabilities. Mission Statement Promoting rights, social and economic inclusion for all. Our services are: Advocacy and Information Disability Support Fund (DSF) Access Maps – Alcoa Access Map Geelong CBD. … Continued

AED Legal Centre

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Email
noni.lord@aed.org.au

Web
http://www.aed.org.au

Phone
03 9639 4333

AED works in partnership with service users, other disability and community agencies, trade unions, employers and government to: protect the human, civil and legal rights of people with disability; empower employees with a disability who experience workplace discrimination or disadvantage; promote the inclusion and participation of people with a disability in employment, education and training; … Continued

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Action on Disability in Ethnic Communities (ADEC)

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Email
info@adec.org.au

Web
http://www.adec.org.au/

Phone
03 9480 7000

ADEC’s Vision To empower people with disabilities from ethnic backgrounds, their carers and families to fully participate as members of the Victorian community. ADEC’s Mission The Mission states that the way to achieve full citizenship is: To assist people with disabilities from ethnic backgrounds, their carers and families to access services and ensure that service … Continued

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Action for More Independence and Dignity in Accommodation (AMIDA)

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Email
amida@amida.org.au

Web
http://www.amida.org.au

Phone
03 9650 2722

AMIDA helps people with disabilities if they are having problems where they live. AMIDA does this by: telephone advice, information, referral and support direct advocacy on your behalf. education individually or in groups about your housing rights. AMIDA advocates for tenants rights for people with a disability by: standing up for people with a disability … Continued

Regional Disability Advocacy Service (RDAS)

Formerly Disability Advocacy and Information Service (DAIS), provides advocacy support to people with disabilities and carers in North East Victoria. Services include: Assist people with disabilities to resolve problems. Provide information and support. Refer to appropriate services. Represent individuals when dealing with service providers. Take issues to government departments and Ministers. Instigate proceedings in the … Continued