Support Group – Grief and illness for carer’s family. Phone Contact. Respite advocacy and information. Information on various agencies. Individual/family/group support. Emergency professional support through reg nurse.
Centrecare is a not-for-profit organisation which aims to strengthen people and communities through the provision of professional social services, inspired by compassion and recognition for human dignity.
Support is provided by members who have personal experience of CMT (a generic condition of the peripheral nervous system) either as an individual or family member.
Supports families with children who have congenital or acquired limb deficiencies. Provides understanding and support to parents and children by providing opportunities to meet other families through regular meetings, social activities and a parent peer support system.
Children and Young People with Disability Australia (CYDA) is the national peak body which represents children and young people (aged 0-25) with disability. Provides information, referral and systemic advocacy regarding the experiences of children with disability in relation to the work of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. Also provides a link between the direct experiences of children and young people with disability and their families to federal government and other key stakeholders.
Support for anyone of any age with CFS, fibromyalgia or Lyme disease and their carers and families. We meet monthly on the 3rd Saturday of the month usually from 2-5pm at Grace Vaughan house, venue/dates can be subject to change so please contact us for further info. We now include all ages not just youth.
A program which aims to recognise, promote and defend the rights and interests of people with intellectual disability. Citizen Advocacy seeks out caring citizens who will advocate for a person with an intellectual disability on a long-term, one to one basis.
Provides information for seniors and people with access and inclusion issues. Supporting and advising local community groups. Putting the community in touch with groups.
Disability services, health services, seniors and aged care, youth and family services, grants, community facilities, volunteering and community events.
We are a support group that aims to provide help and networking opportunities for people in WA with communication difficulties. Since our establishment in 2006, our focus has been to increase community awareness and services available to those who have communication difficulties.
Deafblind West Australians is a support network for people living with deafblindness in Western Australia. We provide social support, recreation and educational forums. We work to raise awareness and advocate for the needs of this unique population.
Provides support, information and assistance to all defence families who have a dependent with special needs and works to develop and improve the services available to those families.
Through direct action and action through its members; seeks to make available to people with developmental disability; the same life opportunities as are available to other Australian citizens.
Down Syndrome WA have been providing services over 30 years covering all the milestones from early intervention, parent support, family education, Professional Education for health professionals and educators. Support in providing information, likeages and community capacity building. Providing peer support groups such as our Aim High Club and more recently stepping into creating pathways to open mainstream employment.
Offers a range of services and family support throughout Western Australia to enable children and adults with specific learning disabilities to realise their greatest potential.
Monthly meetings to provide support and share information with one another about life as parents of children with autism. Facebook support also. Dinners, funded getaways for carers, mums and dad weekends.
A self help centre run by and for people with disabilities. Provides information; counselling; faith development; advocacy; education and training; as well as work experience.
EPIC helps to break down barriers by providing practical assistance and encouragement through career enrichment and capacity building programs, providing support to people with disabilities and their carers, and engaging the wider community in events and activities. Provides a monthly Support Group for carers.
The objectives of the Association are:
- to assist in the protection and development of the cultural, spiritual and religious beliefs of Aboriginal people with disability;
- to promote greater tolerance and respect of the culture of Aboriginal people with disability;
- to help improve the economic, social and cultural status of Aboriginal people with disability;
- to promote to government and non-government service providers the needs of Aboriginal people with disability;
- to promote to government and non-government service providers the medical and healthcare needs of Aboriginal people with disability;
- advocating on behalf of Aboriginal people with disability, particularly where their rights have been infringed;
- promoting access to proper and adequate representation of Aboriginal people with disability on all bodies which make decisions that affect their lives;
- encouraging the development and co-ordination of local and regional networks of Aboriginal people with disability;
- providing information, advice and practical assistance to any Aboriginal person with disability whose personal circumstances require such services. The services shall not be limited to Members of the Association;
- fostering communication and cooperation with other community organisations with similar aims;
- all such things as are lawful and conducive to the attainment of the aims of the Association.