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Disability support services

Disability support services

External services for people with disability, including those who are impacted by the Disability Royal Commission.

 

Disability Royal Commission services

Disability Royal Commission – For more information or to make a submission, call 1800 517 199 or email DRCEnquiries@royalcommission.gov.au

Disability Counselling and Advocacy Support (Australian Government Department of Social Services (DSS)) – Information on the range of Disability Royal Commission support services available and how to access this support.

National Counselling and Referral Service (Blue Knot) - Free, specialist counselling support and referral for people with disability, their families and carers, and anyone affected by the Disability Royal Commission. 1800 421 468 for counselling support, or for referral to a counsellor or advocate near you.

Drummond street services – Confidential, free, independent counselling and support services for people affected by the Disability Royal Commission.

Your Story Disability Legal Support – Free, independent legal support to share your story with the Disability Royal Commission.

Other services for people with disability

Better Health Victoria: Disability Services – Health information from the Victorian Government.

Disability Gateway - Assists people with disability, their families and carers to locate and access services across Australia.

National Disability Abuse and Neglect Hotline – A free, independent and confidential service for reporting abuse and neglect of people with disability.

National Relay Service - Voice 1800 555 660 (free from landlines), or TTY 1800 555 630 (free).

Office of the Public Advocate (OPA) - Provides services to protect and promote the rights, interests and dignity of people with disability and mental illness living in Victoria. These services include advice, education, and resources about powers of attorney, advanced care directives and guardianship.

Sexuality Education Counselling and Consultancy Agency - Supports people with disability to learn about relationships, sexuality and sexual health.

TIS Translating and Interpreting Services. Phone 133 677

 

Find more support services for people with disability in Victoria on the DSS website.

 

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