Disability directory

Find links to information on disability support, services and resources:

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

NDIS
Information about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Disability Loop
NDIS news, information, resources and events from the Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO).

Multilingual Disability Hub
A multilingual hotline and website that provides relevant and easily accessible information about disability and NDIS in various languages.

Programs and services

Department of Social Services - Disability and Carers Programs & Services
Programs and services for people with disability.

Clickability
Australian disability service directory where people with disabilities and their carers can rate and review the services they use.

Recycled Sound

Recycled Sound collects pre-loved hearing aids and recycles them back into the community for those in need. This community service project by Toorak Rotary is delivered in partnership with local audiologists and Better Hearing Australia. You can donate hearing aids at any of our libraries.

Disability support

Disability Support Guide
Australia’s first multiplatform disability information resource empowering people with a disability and their families to make informed support decisions.

Special Needs at Sea
Special needs travel equipment hire including mobility scooters and oxygen.

Carers

Carer Gateway or 1800 422 737
Help and support for carers. 

Department of Social Services - Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres
Access to information, respite care and other support appropriate to carers’ needs and circumstances, and the needs of the people they care for. Ph: 1800 052 222 during business hours; or 1800 059 059 for emergency respite support outside standard business hours.

Mental health

Mental Health Australia
National non-government organisation representing the Australian mental health sector and committed to achieving better mental health for all Australians.

National Psychosocial Support
South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network - psychosocial support services to assist people with severe mental illness. 

NEAMI National
Neami is a community-based organisation providing services to improve mental health and wellbeing in local communities.

Accessible business

Australian Network on Disability
The Australian Network on Disability is a national, membership based organisation that supports organisations to advance the inclusion of people with disability in all aspects of business.

Advocacy

Disability Advocacy Resource Unit
DARU is unique in Australia as a dedicated resource unit funded to work with disability advocacy organisations to promote and protect the rights of people with disability.