Disability Directory

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Alfred Health Carer Services

Various across ten LGA’s in the Southern Region.

1800 052 222

www.carersouth.org.au

info@carersouth.org.au

Supports carers in Melbourne's south by providing information, support, and access to respite and other community services.

Alfred Hospital – Psychiatric Services

Various

1300 363 746

http://www.alfredhealth.org.au/

Provides a range of acute hospital care, community treatment and continuing care programs.

Amaze

 

 

 

24 Drummond St, Carlton VIC 3053

9657 1600

 

http://amaze.org.au

Information, referral and advocacy services regarding autism spectrum disorders.

 

Ambleside Tours

34 Stoda Street Heathmont 3135

9720 9800

www.amblesidetours.com

info@amblesidetours.com

Offers fully escorted and aided theatre parties, day trips and trips within Australia for persons with a wide range of disabilities

AMIDA – Action for More Independence & Dignity in Accommodation

First Floor, Suite 1.11, Ross House
247 Flinders Lane
MELBOURNE, 3000

9650 2722

 

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

Advocacy service for appropriate housing options

Arts Access Victoria

222 Bank Street, South Melbourne VIC 3205

9699 8299

www.artsaccess.com.au

info@artsaccess.com.au

Offers a range of programs and focuses on building the capacity of the arts, disability, and community and education sectors to deliver increased and improved opportunities for arts and cultural participation for people with a disability.

Australian Home Care Services

1183 Toorak Road Camberwell 3124

9835 9100

www.ahcs.org.au

care@ahcs.org.au

Personal, respite, planning and shared accommodation support services.

Autism Family Support Association Inc.

PO Box 3328 Wheelers Hill 3150

0421 642 364

www.afsaconnect.org.au

info@afsaconnect.org.au

State wide, voluntary parent based network raising the concerns of families with a family member with Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and PDD-NOS.

Autism Spectrum (Aspect) Australia

Various

 

1800 277 328

 

https://www.autismspectrum.org.au/

Offers services across Australia for people with Autism and other disabilities. Services include assessments, early intervention programs, educational outreach, positive behaviour support, adult services – choose & connect, parent support and cultural and Indigenous support.

Anxiety Disorders Association of Victoria

Wednesday-Friday, 10:30am-4:00pm

PO BOX 625
Kew, VIC 3101

P: 9853 8089

F: 9853 8021

www.adavic.org.au

adavic@adavic.org.au

Provides support, information and resources to individuals suffering from or affected by anxiety, depression, and related issues.

Anxiety Recovery Centre Victoria (Arcvic)

292 Canterbury Road Surrey Hills 3127

9830 0566 (office), or 03 9830 0533 (OCD and anxiety helpline)

http://www.arcvic.com.au

 

Support, information, education and recovery services for people and families affected by anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorders (OCD).

Arts Access Society

 

222 Bank Street, South Melbourne VIC 3205

9699 8299

info@artsaccess.com.au

http://www.artsaccess.com.au

Opportunities for people with a disability to develop skills and explore their artistic potential, through workshops, major events, extended development programs and artist development programs

Association for Children with Disability

Suite 2, 98 Morang Road, Hawthorn 3122

9818 2000

mail@acd.org.au
http://www.acd.org.au

Advocacy, information and support to families with a child with a disability.

Better Hearing Australia

5 High Street Prahran 3181

1300 242 842

www.betterhearing.org.au

victoria@betterhearing.org.au

Support with all aspects of hearing loss management and communication, including screening and testing, information about hearing technology and education.

BrainLink

54 Railway Road Blackburn 3130

9845 2952

1800 677 579

www.brainlink.org.au

 

Responds to the immediate needs of the families and friends of those who are living with an acquired brain disorder. Supports include diagnosis support, peer support, respite, case management information and referrals.

Brain Injury Matters (BIM)

Level 4, Ross House 247 Flinders Lane Melbourne 3000

9639 7222

www.braininjurymatters.org 

office@braininjurymatters.org

Facilitates self-advocacy and community education for people living with an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI).

Blind Citizens Australia

Ross House

Level 3, 247 – 251 Flinders Lane

MELBOURNE 3000

Toll Free: 1800 033 660
T: 9654 1400
Fax: (03) 9650 3200

bca@bca.org.au
www.bca.org.au

Individual and systemic advocacy on issues affecting people who are blind or vision impaired.

Blind Sports Victoria

454 Glenferrie Road

Kooyong 3144

9822 8876

www.blindsports.org.au

info@blindsports.org.au

Create, develop and support sporting and recreational activities for people who are blind or vision impaired.

Carer Card Victoria

Various

1800 901 958

www.carercard.vic.gov.au

Offers discounts and benefits including free public transport on Sundays for eligible Victorian carers.

Care Choice

Various

1300 737 942

www.carechoice.net.au

Provides personal, community, respite, home care and a range of other supports to people with disability.

Carers Victoria

Level 1, 37 Albert Street,  Footscray VIC 3011

Free call 1800 242 636

TTY: (03) 9396 9587

reception@carersvictoria.org.au

www.carersvictoria.org.au

Provides advice, information and support to carers to improve their health, wellbeing, capacity and resilience.

Cerebral Palsy Support Network (CPSN)

525 High Street Preston 3072

(03) 9478 1001

1300 277 600

www.cpsn.org.au

cpsn@cpsn.org.au

Provides information and support services to people living with cerebral palsy and their families across Victoria.

Communication Rights Australia (CAUS)

Unit 4, 3 Tuck Street Moorabbin, VIC 3189

61 3 9555 8552
61 3 9555 8948

info@caus.com.au

www.caus.com.au

Provides advocacy and information to people with little or no speech, their carers and support workers.

Companion Card

GPO Box 4987 Melbourne 3001

1800 650 611

www.companioncard.org.au

companioncard@dhhs.vic.gov.au

The Companion Card is a tool to assist organisations that charge an admission or participation fee to comply with existing anti-discrimination legislation. The Companion Card is issued to people with a significant, permanent disability, who can demonstrate that they are unable to access most community activities and venues without attendant care support.

Connections (Uniting Care)

51 Princes Highway Dandenong 3175

8792 8999

www.connections.org.au

enquiries@connections.org.au

Offers a broad range of support programs and services to help families, children, individuals and young people in need that live in south-east Melbourne.

Continence Foundation of Australia

30-32 Sydney Road Brunswick 3056

9347 2522

www.continence.org.au

info@continence.org.au

Provides information on funding, referral and products. We also offer free resources for individuals, carers and professionals to help treat weak bladder, leakage, constipation and bedwetting.

Currajong School

90 Darling Road Malvern East 3145

9571 7869

www.currajong.vic.edu.au

admin@currajong.vic.edu.au

Independent special, co-educational school with classes from Prep to Year 8. The criteria for enrolment are social, emotional and behavioural disorders, and the length of placement is three years (longer if required).

Cystic Fibrosis Victoria

80 Dodds Street Southbank 3006

9686 1811

www.cysticfibrosis.org.au

 

Provide advocacy, support and information services to people living with cystic fibrosis and their families. Also conducts awareness programs for the general public and promote cystic fibrosis research.

DASSI

Various

1300 032 774

www.dassi.com.au

Provides support including personal care, home care, respite, light meal preparation, support, information and advocacy and transport.

Deaf Victoria Inc

597 St Kilda Road Melbourne 3002

9521 2466

0431 476 721

info@deafvictoria.org.au

www.deafvictoria.org.au

Advocacy, information and support to Deaf individuals and groups of people.

Disability Advocacy Resource Unit (DARU)

Level 8, 128 Exhibition Street, Melbourne

9639 5807

 

www.daru.org.au

admin@daru.org.au

State-wide service resourcing the disability advocacy sector in Victoria.

Disability Discrimination Legal Service Inc (DDLS)

2nd Floor, 247 Flinders Lane Melbourne, 3000 

9654 8644

TTY: 03 9654 6817

info@ddls.org.au

www.communitylaw.org.au/ddls/

Free legal services to people with disability who have experienced discrimination due to their disability.

Disability Justice Advocacy

Unit 2, 28A Albert Street Preston 3072

9474 0077

 

Toll Free:

1800 808 126

www.justadvocacy.com  

Independent advocacy for people who have ongoing support needs as a result of disability

Disability Resources Centre Inc. (DRC)

South East outreach 186 Foster Street East, Dandenong 3175

9791 4870

advocacy@drc.org.au

Membership-driven organisation managed by people with disabilities.   Provides individual advocacy for adults with disability and work on systemic issues.

Disability Services Commissioner (DSC)

Level 30, 570 Bourke Street Melbourne 3000

1300 728 187

TTY 1300 726 563

complaints@odsc.vic.gov.au

www.odsc.vic.gov.au

Independent statutory body providing support and advice to people with complaints about a disability service, including services funded by the NDIS.

Disabled Motorists Australia

2A Station Street Coburg 3058

(03) 9386 0413

 

 

www.disabledmotorists.org.au

Offers information, referrals and support on all transport and mobility issues, short term accommodation at our premises in Coburg and member discounts

Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria

292 Wellington Street Collingwood 3066

9486 9866

www.dvrcv.org.au

dvrcv@dvrcv.org.au

Initial telephone support, referral and information for people who experience domestic violence.

Down Syndrome Victoria

18/71 Victoria Cres, Abbotsford 3067

1300 658 873

www.downsyndromevictoria.org.au

info@dsav.asn.au

Provides parents, families, professionals and friends of people with Down syndrome with support, encouragement, information and resources.

Each

Building 2 254 Canterbury Road Bayswater 3153

8720 1100

www.each.com.au

Provides a range of personal, accommodation, community, respite, carer support and information services.

Early Education Program for Hearing Impaired Children

2 Francis Street Brighton East 3187

9596 6830

www.eep.org.au

info@eep.org.au

Evidence-based family centred early intervention services for children with permanent hearing loss.

Eating Disorders Victoria

Level 2, Collingwood Football Club Community Centre, cnr Lulie and Abbot Streets, Abbotsford 3067

1300 550 236

 9417 6598

www.eatingdisorders.org.au

help@eatingdisorders.org.au

Aims to change the stigma associated with eating disorders and spread a message of hope. Services include information and referrals, media engagement and stigma reduction.

Epilepsy Australia

587 Canterbury Road Surrey Hills 3127

1300 852 853

www.epilepsyaustralia.net

epilepsy@epilepsyaustralia.net

Provides support, counselling and information for people living with epilepsy.

Epilepsy Foundation Victoria

587 Canterbury Road Surrey Hills 3127

8809 0600

www.epinet.org.au

epilepsy@epilepsy.asn.au

Epilepsy Foundation provides services to people living with epilepsy and their families, and works to raise awareness of epilepsy in organisations and the broader community to reduce the stigma and create a more welcoming and inclusive society.

Extended Families Suite 15, 27 Bank Street, Box Hill 3128 9285 4837 / 9355 8848 info@extendedfamilies.org.au
www.extendedfamilies.org.au
Provide volunteer support to children and young people with a disability and their families who require flexible support, are keen to establish strong connections in community life and require practical assistance in their day-to-day lives. Also runs a range of programs to reduce isolation and provide carers with some respite.

Fair Work Ombudsman

414 La Trobe Street

 Melbourne 3000

T: 13 13 94

TTY: 1800 555 677 then ask for 13 13 94

www.fairwork.gov.au

 

Provides information and advice about workplace rights and obligations. Receives, investigates and helps resolve complaints.

Guide Dogs Victoria

2-6 Chandler Highway Kew 3101

9854 4444

www.guidedogsvictoria.com.au

Breed and train guide dogs and provide a wide range of mobility services.

Haemophilia Foundation Australia

7 Dene Ave Malvern East 3145

9885 7800

1800 807 173

hfaust@haemophilia.org.au

www.haemophilia.org.au

Representation, advocacy, education and the promotion of research regarding bleeding disorders.

HomeGround St Kilda

122 Chapel Street St Kilda 3182

9537 7711

www.homeground.org.au

southernhousing@homeground.org.au

Homelessness prevention, assistance with public housing applications, housing information, advocacy and referrals, transitional housing and emergency financial assistance.

Human Rights Law Resource Centre

Level 17, 461 Bourke Street 3000

8636 4450

www.hrlc.org.au  

Aims to protect and promote human rights in Australia and in Australian activities overseas using an integrated strategic combination of legal action, advocacy, research and capacity building.

IMVC (Inner Melbourne VET Cluster)

Level 1,  71 Palmerston Crescent, South Melbourne 3205

9686 2354

www.imvc.com.au

reception@imvc.com.au

Delivers the National Disability Coordination Officer (NDCO) Program which assists people with disability access and to participate in tertiary education and subsequent employment.

Inclusion Melbourne

67 Sutherland Rd, Armadale 3143

9509 4266

includeme@inclusion.melbourne

www.inclusion.melbourne  

Personalised support, education and advocacy services for adults with intellectual disability.

Independence Australia

208 Wellington Street Collingwood 3066

1300 704 456

www.independenceaustralia.com

services@independenceaustralia.com

Provides a wide range of services including in-home support, accommodation, case management, respite, psychology and support groups.

Inner South Communication Service

335 Nepean Hwy, Parkdale 3195

9782 7616

communicationservice@cbchs.org.au

Regional communication service providing assessments and support for organisations to improve their communication access in Stonnington, Port Phillip, Glen Eira, Bayside and Kingston.

Inner South Community Health Service

240 Malvern Rd

 Prahran 3181

9525 1300

www.ischs.org.au

adminenquiries@ischs.org.au

Bulk billing GP clinic, health education, family support, counselling, women’s health, dental, hydrotherapy, physiotherapy and a broad range of other community health services.

Interact Australia

Level 6, 171 La Trobe Street Melbourne 3000

8650 7000

www.interactaustralia.com.au

enquire@interactaustralia.com.au

Day services, respite, recreation, personalised support, counselling and employment services for people with disability.

Jewish Care Victoria

Main Office
619 St Kilda Road
Melbourne 3004

8517 5777

info@jewishcare.org.au

www.jewishcare.org.au

Provides community and individual support with respite and activities, carer support, accommodation support and counselling.

Job Access

Various

1800 464 800

www.jobaccess.gov.au

 

Commonwealth program to provide information, support and resources to increase employment of people with disability.

Job Supply Personnel (JSP) Prahran Mission

211 Chapel Street Prahran 3181

Prahran 9692 9500

St Kilda 9539 5303 (Tues, Wed, Thur only)

 

www.prahranmission.org.au

JSP is a specialist employment service that assists people who are affected by illness or disabilities to return to suitable paid work.

 

Joint Councils Access for All Abilities (JCAAA)

City of Port Phillip

St Kilda Town Hall

99a Carlisle Street St Kilda 3182

9209 6159

www.portphillip.vic.gov.au

jcaaaenquiries@portphillip.vic.gov.au

Recreation and respite activities across the Cities of Bayside, Port Phillip, Glen Eira and Stonnington.

Limbs 4 Life

5/321 Balwyn Road Balwyn North 3104

1300 782 231

www.limbs4life.org.au

 

Limbs 4 Life supports amputees, their families and primary care givers by providing pathways to information, programs and services.

Marillac

790 Glen Huntly Road Caulfield South 3162

9591 6400

www.marillac.com.au

Provides support for adults to live independently or with support, case management, employment support, respite and accommodation services.

Mecwacare

450 Waverley Road Malvern East 3145

9563 6226

www.mecwacare.org.au

enquiries@mecwacare.org.au

Day programs and support for people with disability.

Mental Illness Fellowship

Suite 8, 602 Whitehorse Road Mitcham 3132

8873 2500

www.mifellowship.org

Offers a wide range of services and programs to people with mental illness, and the families, friends and carers of people with mental illness.

Mind Australia

PO Box 952

Heidelberg 3084

1300 286 463

www.mindaustralia.org.au

info@mindaustralia.org.au

Offers a range of community and residential services in Victoria including information and advice, personalised support, residential services, family and carer services, group support, care coordination and psychological services.

MOIRA

928 Nepean Highway Hampton East 3188

8552 2222

www.moira.org.au

 

Personal and community support services including respite, ISP management, youth services and supported accommodation for people with disability in Southern Melbourne.

Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Victoria

265 Canterbury Road Canterbury 3126

9830 2122

1800 806 632

www.mnd.asn.au

info@mnd.asn.au

Provides a range of services across the state to support people with MND, their carers, family, friends and health professionals through the provision of information, advice, practical assistance and personal support.

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Victoria

Various

1800 042 138

http://www.ms.org.au/

msconnect@ms.org.au

Information, referral and advocacy services regarding multiple sclerosis.

Multi Purpose Taxi Program

1 Spring Street Melbourne 3000

1800 638 802

www.taxi.vic.gov.au

MPTP gives members subsidised taxi fares, paying up to $60 per trip. Some members have a yearly limit. (Road tolls, airport fees and Silver Service fees must be paid in full by the passenger. They are not included as part of the MPTP subsidy).

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)

111 Boundary Road North Melbourne 3051

9320 9555

www.mda.org.au

 

Provides a range of community support and respite activities.

Noah’s Ark

1283 Malvern Road Malvern 3144

8823 8600

www.noahsarkinc.org.au

Offers a range of services and programs that support children aged 0-8 with a range of disabilities, developmental delays and their families. Support is also provided for children’s development through our Early Childhood Intervention Services (ECIS) and facilitating inclusion in education through the Inclusion and Professional Support Program (IPSP).

Nightlife Disability Services

3 Taylor Street Moorabbin 3198

9532 5455

www.nightlife.org.au

enquiries@nightlife.org.au

Support for people with disability for evening and overnight care needs in Southern Melbourne.

Office of the Public Advocate

204 Lygon Street, Carlton VIC 3053

9603 9500

http://www.publicadvocate.vic.gov.au/

Provides services to people with disability (specifically intellectual impairment, mental disorder, brain injury or dementia) living in Victoria. These services include guardianship, advice, education, information, research, advocacy and support.

Out Doors Inc

231 Napier Street, Fitzroy 3065

9417 2111

www.outdoorsinc.org.au

indoors@outdoorsinc.org.au

A statewide community managed mental health organisation that uses the outdoor environment as the means of delivering a range of adventure, recreation and respite programs to people living with a mental illness.

Parkinson’s Victoria

8b Park Road Cheltenham 3192

9581 8700

parkinsonsvic.org.au

info@parkinsons-vic.org.au

Provide information, education, advice and peer support services to improve the quality of life of the Parkinson’s community.

Parks Victoria

Level 10, 535 Bourke Street Melbourne 3000

13 19 63

www.parkweb.vic.gov.au

Information on accessible and inclusive parks, camping, picnic spots and walking tracks.

Phoenix Park Neighbourhood House

22 Rob Roy Road Malvern East 3145

9530 4397

http://www.phoenixparknh.org.au/

phoenixparknh@swiftdsl.com.au

Offers a range of programs and courses accessible for people of all abilities.

Prahran Community Learning Centre (PCLC)

40 Grattan Street Prahran 3181

9510 7052

www.pclcentre.org.au

Provides adult and child education, support and recreational opportunities to people of all abilities.

Royal Automobile Club of Victoria (RACV)

Various

13 72 28

www.racv.com.au

Member based roadside assistance for vehicles, wheelchair and mobility scooters.

Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital

32 Gisborne Street East Melbourne 3002

9929 8666

www.eyeandear.org.au

info@eyeandear.org.au

Provides a wide range of support from over 50 different outpatient clinics for the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of vision and hearing loss and provides a 24 hour emergency eye and ear, nose, and throat health service.

Riding Develops Abilities Victoria (RDAV)

State Office 400 Epsom Road Flemington 3031

9258 4730

www.rdav.asn.au

info@rdav.asn.au

Enables individuals with a variety of disabilities, ages and backgrounds to develop independence, a sense of freedom and to reach their equestrian goals, through adaptive coaching techniques and equipment.

Sane Australia

PO Box 226 South Melbourne 3205

9682 5933

www.sane.org

info@sane.org

Supports Australians affected by mental illness through education, research, and stigma reduction campaigning.

Scope Communication Resource Centre

830 Whitehorse Road, Box Kill 3128

9843 2000

1800 888 824 (toll free)

www.scopevic.org.au

crc@scopevic.org.au

Provides advice, resources, service and equipment to people with complex communication needs. Community education and an accessible information service are also available.

Southern Autistic School

12 Margaretta Street Bentleigh East 3165

9563 8139

www.southernautistic.vic.edu.au

innes.jeffrey.j@edumail.vic.gov.au 

Provides educational opportunities for students with Autism in the Southern region of Melbourne.

Spina Bifida Foundation of Victoria

Level 4, Ross House 247 Flinders Lane Melbourne 3000

9663 0075

www.sbfv.org.au

info@sbfv.org.au

Provides members and the community with a wide range of resources for living with, managing, and preventing spina bifida.

STAR Victoria

2nd floor, Ross House
247 Flinders Lane
Melbourne 3000

9650 2730

www.starvictoria.org.au

Advocacy and support for people with disability, their families and carers.

Statewide Autistic Services Inc (SASI)

54-58 Wells Street Frankston 3199

9773 6044

www.sasi.org.au

enquiries@sasi.org.au

SASI offer a range of services to people with Autism Spectrum Disorders, their families, and the community. Services include accommodation, day services, community based recreation and respite, children's residential respite and education and networking for families and carers.

Statewide Equipment Program (SWEP)

PO Box 1993

Bakery Hill, VIC 3354

1300 747 937

swep.bhs.org.au

swep@bhs.org.au

Provides Victorian people with disability subsidised aids, equipment and home and vehicle modifications to enhance their independence and facilitate community participation.

Stonnington Libraries

340 Toorak Rd South Yarra

 

180 Greville St Prahran

 

1255 High St Malvern

 

30 Rob Roy Rd Malvern East (Phoenix Park)

8290 8000

 

 

8290 3344

 

8290 1366

 

8290 4000

http://www.stonnington.vic.gov.au/library/
Stonnington-Libraries
  

Free internet access, information and a range of activities suitable for all people.

Stroke Association of Victoria

PO Box 88 Flinders Lane Melbourne 3000

9670 1117

 

www.strokeassociation.com.au

admin@strokeassociation.com.au

A member-based organisation providing a number of programs and support groups assisting people around Victoria to re-engage with their community post clinical care.

Tenants Union Victoria

55 Johnston Street Fitzroy 3065

9416 2577

www.tuv.org.au

Provides advice, assistance and advocacy for tenants of private and public residential properties, and residents of rooming houses and caravan parks in Victoria, Australia.

Tinnitus Association of Victoria

4 Saville Street Ferny Creek 3786

0423 203 296

0427 849 885

www.tinnitus.org.au

Provides a range of support services, including 'Tinnitus Management Seminars' and a telephone counselling service to enable people to learn to successfully manage their tinnitus.

TransAccess Community Transport

2A Gardeners Road Bentleigh East 3165

9575 5386

www.bbchs.org.au

transaccess@bbchs.org.au

Support for people with disability in Cities of Kingston, Bayside, Glen Eira and Stonnington to access appropriate transport options.

Travellers Aid

Available at Southern Cross and Flinders Street train stations

(03) 9654 2600

www.travellersaid.org.au

info@travellersaid.org.au

Travellers Aid Access Service (TAAS) provides free personal care for travellers with disability. Other services include hired Mobility Equipment, companions to medical appointments, accessible facilities and resting places for travellers.

Very Special Kids

321 Glenferrie Road Malvern 3144

9804 6222

www.vsk.org.au

mail@vsk.org.au

Cares for children with life-threatening conditions by providing a children’s hospice and professional family support services.

Vicdeaf

Level 4, 340 Albert Street East Melbourne 3002

9473 1111

TTY 9473 1199

www.vicdeaf.com.au

info@vicdeaf.com.au

Referral, advice and support for deaf and hard of hearing adults in Victoria.

Victorian Advocacy League for Individuals with a Disability (VALID)

235 Napier Street Fitzroy 3065

9416 4003

office@valid.org.au 

www.valid.org.au

State Government funded advocacy group for adults with intellectual disabilities and their families.  Managed by an independent Committee made up of people with disability, family members and concerned citizens.

Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission

Level 3, 204 Lygon Street, Carlton 3053

1300 292 153 (Enquiries)

 

TTY: 1300 289 621

www.humanrightscommission.vic.gov.au

enquiries@veohrc.vic.gov.au

Information, education, consultancy services on equal opportunity and human rights and responsibilities under the law. Telephone enquiry support and resolution services for people who may experience discrimination are also available.

Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council (VMIAC)

Building 1, 22 Aintree Street, Brunswick East, 3057

9380 3900

www.vmiac.org.au

Advocacy, support and education for people experiencing mental illness.

Villamanta Disability Rights Legal Service

44 Bellerine Street

Geelong 3220

 

www.villamanta.org.au

legal@villamanta.org.au

State-wide Community Legal Centre that works only on disability related legal issues and aims to empower Victorians with intellectual and other disability with knowledge of the law and legal system. 

Vision Australia

454 Glenferrie Road

Kooyong 3144

1300 84 74 66

www.visionaustralia.org

info@visionaustralia.org

Offers a range of accredited training and education programs to benefit people who are blind or vision impaired and people who support those who are blind or vision impaired.

We Care Staffing Solutions Frankston  9770 6372
0467 003 773 
www.wecarestaffingonline.com.au
info@wecarestaffingonline.com.au
Melbourne-wide service providing disability and aged care support staff to individuals and organisations. 

Wesley Mission Victoria

Cranbourne

5996 6806

www.wesley.org.au

connectsouth@wesley.org.au

Support for people with neurological conditions, supported accommodation, community inclusion and independent living support.

WISE Employment

Level 2, 159 High Street

Prahran 3181

9514 8700

www.wiseemployment.com.au

prahran@wiseemployment.com.au

Employment services for people with disability.

Women’s Information and Referral Exchange (WIRE)

372 Spencer Street West Melbourne 3003

1300 134 130

9348 9416

www.wire.org.au

inforequests@wire.org.au

Offers free and confidential support, information and referrals on issues such as family relationships and legal issues; domestic/family violence; housing and homelessness; emotional well-being; mental health—anxiety, fear, stress and depression; and job search, study options and community volunteering.

Women with Disabilities Australia (WWDA)

PO Box 407, Lenah Valley TAS, 7008

0438 535 123

www.wwda.org.au

wwda@wwda.org.au

A national peak organisation which aims to improve participation of women with disabilities in social, economic, political and cultural life.

WOW Tours

NA

9890 2859

www.wowtours.org

wowtours@optusnet.com.au

Provides short breaks which are supported by qualified staff and cater for all abilities.

Yooralla

Suite 2, 587 Canterbury Road Surrey Hills 3127

9831 5600

www.yooralla.com.au

yooralla@yooralla.com.au

Accommodation, case management, day services, education and training, self-advocacy, therapy, carer support, communication and assistive technology and more.

Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS)

Level 2, 180 Flinders Street Melbourne 3000

9267 3755

TTY 133 677

SMS 0411 073 538

www.ydas.org.au

ydasmanager@yacvic.org.au

State-wide free advocacy service offering individual advocacy for people aged 12-25 with disability.