Advocacy

Blind Citizens Australia

The united voice of blind and vision impaired Australians. 

Free call: 1800 033 660
Phone: 9654 1400
Fax: 9650 3200
Email: bca@bca.org.au
Website: Blind Citizens Australia

Brain Injury Australia

The national Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) advocacy organisation represents the needs of people with an ABI, their families and carers, through its state and territory member organisations.

Free call: 1800 272 461
Phone: 02 9808 9390
Email: admin@braininjuryaustralia.org.au
Website: Brain Injury Australia

Casey North Community Information and Support Service

Community information and support service, providing a range of programs and information resources to residents in the North end of City of Casey.  Services include social work support, counselling, financial counselling and budgeting advice, no interest loan scheme and emergency relief program.

Address: Suite 1 / 90-92 Victor Crescent, Narre Warren, VIC, 3805
Phone: 9705 6699
Fax: 9705 6794                       
Email: cnciss@caseynorthciss.com.au
Website: Casey North Community Information Support Services

Communications Rights Australia

Communication Rights Australia is the only funded specialist advocacy and information service within Australia working in partnership with the community to represent the interests of people who have communication difficulties. Their services are designed to break down barriers, promote inclusion and remove discrimination through individual advocacy, advice and referral when the system has broken down, information on human rights and the right to communicate and community education – how to ensure the protection of communication rights.

Address: Unit 4 / 3 Tuck Street, Moorabbin, VIC, 3189
Phone: 9555 8552 or 9555 8948
Fax: 9555 8550
NRS: 1300 555 727
Email: info@caus.com.au
Website:
Communications Rights Australia

Cranbourne Information and Support Service

Community Information and Support Service provides a range of crisis intervention services and information resources to residents in the southern suburbs of the City of Casey. Services include community information, counselling, financial counselling, social work support, no interest loans scheme, emergency relief program, ADHD support groups, anger management counselling and WAYSS housing support.

Address: 156 Sladen Street, Cranbourne, VIC, 3977
Phone: 5996 3333
Fax: 5996 3608
Email: ciss@cranbourneiss.org.au
Website:
 Cranbourne Information and Support Service

DARU Disability Advocacy Resource Unit

DARU provides online information and resources to disability advocacy organisations and people with a disability.

Address: Level 8 / 128 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000
Phone: 9639 5807
TTY: 133 677 and quote 9639 5807
Email: admin@daru.org.au
Website:
 DARU Disability Advocacy Resource Unit

Deafness Forum of Australia

Deafness Forum of Australia improves the quality of life for Australians who are deaf, hearing impaired or have a chronic ear disorder.

Phone: 02 6262 7808
Email: info@deafnessforum.org.au
Website:
Deafness Forum of Australia

Disability Resource Centre Inc.
Outer Southeast Outreach Service

The Disability Resources Centre Inc. (DRC) is a membership driven organisation managed and staffed by people with disabilities. They provide individual advocacy to adults with a disability. They also work on systemic issues and conduct and support campaigns which aim to provide long-term benefits for many people.

Address: 186 Foster Street East, Dandenong, VIC, 3175
Phone: 9791 4870
Fax: 9792 1111
Email: katrina@drc.org.au
Website: Disability Resource Centre Inc.

Office of the Public Advocate

The Office of the Public Advocate works to promote the interests, rights and dignity of Victorians with a disability. They provide assistance with advocacy, guardianship, powers of attorney (including enduring guardianship) and consent to medical and dental treatment.

Address: Level 1, 204 Lygon Street, Carlton, Melbourne, VIC, 3053
Phone: 1300 309 337
Fax: 1300 787 510
NRS: 1300 305 612
Email: publicadvocate@justice.vic.gov.au
Website: Office of the Public Advocate

Physical Disability Australia

Physical Disability Australia represents the interests and views of people with physical disabilities.

Phone: 08 7129 8085
Email: pda@pda.org.au
Website: Physical Disability Australia

Reinforce Self Advocacy

Reinforce Self Advocacy organisation is for people with an intellectual disability. Reinforce promotes the rights of people with an intellectual disability to be upheld in the same way as everyone else in the community.

Address: Level 2, Ross House, Melbourne, VIC, 3000
Phone: 9650 7855
Fax: 9639 4342
Email: reinforce@rosshouse.org.au
Website: Reinforce Self Advocacy 

South East Access and Support Service (SEAS)
Monash Health - Community Support Options

SEAS assist people who are older and have a disability or health problems. They help people who have insecure living conditions, which may include caravan parks, boarding houses, supported residential services, public housing or renting across Casey, Cardinia and Greater Dandenong.

Address: Level 1, 55 Buckingham Avenue, Springvale, VIC, 3171
Phone: 9792 7747  
Fax: 8792 2350                       
Email: communitysupportoptions@monashhealth.org
Website:
 Monash Health

VALID Advocacy Support Service

VALID is funded by the State Government to provide peak representation of adults with an intellectual disability and to operate an advocacy support service for adults with intellectual disability, their families, carers and advocates.

Address: 235 Napier Street, Fitzroy, VIC, 3065   
Phone: 9416 4003
Fax: 9416 0850           
Email: office@valid.org.au
Website: VALID Advocacy Support Service

Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission

This organisation deals with matters relating to discrimination on the grounds of race, colour or ethnic origin, racial, vilification, sex, sexual harassment, marital status, pregnancy and disability.

Address: Level 3, 204 Lygon Street, Carlton, Melbourne, VIC, 3053
Phone: 1300 292 153
TTX: 1300 289 621
Interpreters: 1300 152 494
Fax: 1300 891 858
Email: information@veohrc.vic.gov.au
Website:  Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission

Women with Disabilities Victoria

Women with Disabilities Victoria addresses the particular needs of women with disabilities in Australia.

Phone: 02 6244 8288
Fax: 02 6244 8255
Email: wwda@wwda.org.au
Website: Women with Disabilities Victoria

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