Disability support organisations

This section lists and manages contact information for disability and chronic illness support organisations

Disability support organisations

This section lists and manages contact information for disability and chronic illness support organisations
  • Action on Disability in Ethnic Communities

    ADEC empowers people with a disability from non-english speaking backgrounds, their carers, and families to fully participate as members of the Victorian community.

    Action on Disability in Ethnic Communities

    ADEC empowers people with a disability from non-english speaking backgrounds, their carers, and families to fully participate as members of the Victorian community.
  • Arthritis and Osteoporosis Victoria

    Arthritis and Osteoporosis Victoria raises awareness of musculoskeletal health and aims to improve the wellbeing of people with musculoskeletal conditions.

    Arthritis and Osteoporosis Victoria

    Arthritis and Osteoporosis Victoria raises awareness of musculoskeletal health and aims to improve the wellbeing of people with musculoskeletal conditions.
  • Asperger Syndrome Support Network

    The Asperger Syndrome Support Network (Vic) is a volunteer group of parents, carers, partners, professionals and individuals with Asperger Syndrome who provide support to those living with the syndrome.

    Asperger Syndrome Support Network

    The Asperger Syndrome Support Network (Vic) is a volunteer group of parents, carers, partners, professionals and individuals with Asperger Syndrome who provide support to those living with the syndrome.
  • Association for Children with a Disability

    The Association of Children with a Disability is an information, support and advocacy body for children with a disability and their families.

    Association for Children with a Disability

    The Association of Children with a Disability is an information, support and advocacy body for children with a disability and their families.
  • Asthma Foundation of Victoria

    The Asthma Foundation of Victoria provides independent advice, education, counselling and support to people with asthma and their family and carers.

    Asthma Foundation of Victoria

    The Asthma Foundation of Victoria provides independent advice, education, counselling and support to people with asthma and their family and carers.
  • Australian Lung Foundation

    The Australian Lung Foundation promotes lung health, raises awareness of lung disease and provides advocacy, education and support services to those affected by the disease.

    Australian Lung Foundation

    The Australian Lung Foundation promotes lung health, raises awareness of lung disease and provides advocacy, education and support services to those affected by the disease.
  • Autism Advisory & Support Service

    AASS provides a helpline manned 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by volunteer parents around Australia. Parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder can speak with another parent in a similar situation.

    Autism Advisory & Support Service

    AASS provides a helpline manned 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by volunteer parents around Australia. Parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder can speak with another parent in a similar situation.
  • Autism Victoria

    Autism Victoria provides support for Victorians with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families and carers.

    Autism Victoria

    Autism Victoria provides support for Victorians with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families and carers.
  • Better Hearing Australia

    Better Hearing Australia (Victoria) provides free professional information and advice on managing hearing loss.

    Better Hearing Australia

    Better Hearing Australia (Victoria) provides free professional information and advice on managing hearing loss.
  • Brain Disorders Programme Victoria

    The ABI Behaviour Consultancy provides community based support for Victorians aged 18 - 65 years of age who demonstrate behaviours of concern as a result of a non-compensable ABI.

    Brain Disorders Programme Victoria

    The ABI Behaviour Consultancy provides community based support for Victorians aged 18 - 65 years of age who demonstrate behaviours of concern as a result of a non-compensable ABI.
  • Brainlink

    Brainlink is a statewide service that is dedicated to improving the quality of life of Victorians affected by conditions of the brain and providing support for their families.

    Brainlink

    Brainlink is a statewide service that is dedicated to improving the quality of life of Victorians affected by conditions of the brain and providing support for their families.
  • Cancer Council Victoria

    Cancer Council Victoria is involved in cancer research, support, prevention and advocacy.

    Cancer Council Victoria

    Cancer Council Victoria is involved in cancer research, support, prevention and advocacy.
  • Cerebral Palsy Support Network

    The Cerebral Palsy Support Network is a self-help organisation run by people who have a personal experience with cerebral palsy.

    Cerebral Palsy Support Network

    The Cerebral Palsy Support Network is a self-help organisation run by people who have a personal experience with cerebral palsy.
  • Chronic Illness Alliance Network

    The Alliance aims to build a better focus in health policy and health services for all people with chronic illnesses through education and research projects.

    Chronic Illness Alliance Network

    The Alliance aims to build a better focus in health policy and health services for all people with chronic illnesses through education and research projects.
  • Crohn’s & Colitis Australia

    Crohn's & Colitis Australia provides confidential support programs for people with Chrohn’s and colitis, including education, advocacy and counselling.

    Crohn’s & Colitis Australia

    Crohn's & Colitis Australia provides confidential support programs for people with Chrohn’s and colitis, including education, advocacy and counselling.
  • Cystic Fibrosis Victoria

    Cystic Fibrosis Victoria provides advocacy, support and information services to people living with the condition and their families. They also conduct awareness programs and promote research.

    Cystic Fibrosis Victoria

    Cystic Fibrosis Victoria provides advocacy, support and information services to people living with the condition and their families. They also conduct awareness programs and promote research.
  • Diabetes Australia Vic

    Diabetes Australia Vic provides information and advice to Victorians with diabetes and their families. They operate an Infoline, facilitate support groups, run education programs and contribute to research.

    Diabetes Australia Vic

    Diabetes Australia Vic provides information and advice to Victorians with diabetes and their families. They operate an Infoline, facilitate support groups, run education programs and contribute to research.
  • Down Syndrome Victoria

    Down Syndrome Victoria represents the needs and views of Victorians with Down syndrome and their families.

    Down Syndrome Victoria

    Down Syndrome Victoria represents the needs and views of Victorians with Down syndrome and their families.
  • Epilepsy Foundation

    The Epilepsy Foundation helps people living with epilepsy and their families to live better lives.

    Epilepsy Foundation

    The Epilepsy Foundation helps people living with epilepsy and their families to live better lives.
  • Every Australian Counts (NDIS)

    All Australians need a no-fault insurance scheme for everyone who has, or aquires a significant disability.

    Every Australian Counts (NDIS)

    All Australians need a no-fault insurance scheme for everyone who has, or aquires a significant disability.
  • Genetic Support Network of Victoria

    The Genetic Support Network of Victoria supports people affected by genetic conditions.

    Genetic Support Network of Victoria

    The Genetic Support Network of Victoria supports people affected by genetic conditions.
  • Huntington’s Victoria

    Huntington’s Victoria provides specialist services for people with Huntington’s disease (HD), their carers and families.

    Huntington’s Victoria

    Huntington’s Victoria provides specialist services for people with Huntington’s disease (HD), their carers and families.
  • Interchange Victoria

    Interchange Victoria provides support to Victorian families with a child or young adult with a disability.

    Interchange Victoria

    Interchange Victoria provides support to Victorian families with a child or young adult with a disability.
  • Kidney Health Australia

    Kidney Health Australia provides support and education services to patients with kidney disease and their families.

    Kidney Health Australia

    Kidney Health Australia provides support and education services to patients with kidney disease and their families.
  • Leukaemia Foundation

    The Leukaemia Foundation provides practical support for patients who have leukaemia and their families.

    Leukaemia Foundation

    The Leukaemia Foundation provides practical support for patients who have leukaemia and their families.
  • Meniere’s Australia

    Meniere’s Australia provides community support for Australians who have Meniere’s disease and other vestibular conditions.

    Meniere’s Australia

    Meniere’s Australia provides community support for Australians who have Meniere’s disease and other vestibular conditions.
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society of Victoria

    The MS Society provides care and support to people with MS, their families and carers.

    Multiple Sclerosis Society of Victoria

    The MS Society provides care and support to people with MS, their families and carers.
  • Muscular Dystrophy Australia

    Muscular Dystrophy Australia provides services and supports to people with muscular dystrophy and their families. They provide quality-of-life and community support programs as well as contributing to research.

    Muscular Dystrophy Australia

    Muscular Dystrophy Australia provides services and supports to people with muscular dystrophy and their families. They provide quality-of-life and community support programs as well as contributing to research.
  • MyTime

    MyTime groups provide local support for parents and families caring for a young child with a disability or chronic medical condition.

    MyTime

    MyTime groups provide local support for parents and families caring for a young child with a disability or chronic medical condition.
  • National Disability Abuse and Neglect Hotline

    The National Disability Abuse and Neglect Hotline is an Australia-wide telephone hotline for reporting abuse and neglect of people with disability who are using government funded services.

    National Disability Abuse and Neglect Hotline

    The National Disability Abuse and Neglect Hotline is an Australia-wide telephone hotline for reporting abuse and neglect of people with disability who are using government funded services.
  • National Heart Foundation

    The Heart Foundation funds cardiovascular research, develops guidelines for health professionals, informs the public and assists people with cardiovascular disease and their families.

    National Heart Foundation

    The Heart Foundation funds cardiovascular research, develops guidelines for health professionals, informs the public and assists people with cardiovascular disease and their families.
  • National Stroke Foundation

    The National Stroke Foundation works with the public, government, health professionals, patients, carers and stroke survivors to reduce the impact of stroke on the Australian community.

    National Stroke Foundation

    The National Stroke Foundation works with the public, government, health professionals, patients, carers and stroke survivors to reduce the impact of stroke on the Australian community.
  • Parkinson’s Victoria

    Parkinson's Victoria provides information to the community about Parkinson's and supports research into the disease.

    Parkinson’s Victoria

    Parkinson's Victoria provides information to the community about Parkinson's and supports research into the disease.
  • Scope Victoria

    Scope supports people with a disability to achieve their potential in welcoming and inclusive communities.

    Scope Victoria

    Scope supports people with a disability to achieve their potential in welcoming and inclusive communities.
  • Speld Victoria

    SPELD provides information and services to children and adults with specific learning difficulties and those who care for, teach, and work with them.

    Speld Victoria

    SPELD provides information and services to children and adults with specific learning difficulties and those who care for, teach, and work with them.
  • State Trustees

    State Trustees helps Victorians manage and administer their finances. For more than 70 years, they have provided Will writing services, Deceased Estate Administration, and managed the finances of those who need help.

    State Trustees

    State Trustees helps Victorians manage and administer their finances. For more than 70 years, they have provided Will writing services, Deceased Estate Administration, and managed the finances of those who need help.
  • Technical Aid to the Disabled

    TADVIC volunteers make custom equipment for people with a disability throughout Victoria.

    Technical Aid to the Disabled

    TADVIC volunteers make custom equipment for people with a disability throughout Victoria.
  • Vic Advocacy League for Individuals with Disability

    VALID provides individual advocacy support to adults with an intellectual disability and their families. Individual advocacy supports people to exercise their rights and to be included within their local communities.

    Vic Advocacy League for Individuals with Disability

    VALID provides individual advocacy support to adults with an intellectual disability and their families. Individual advocacy supports people to exercise their rights and to be included within their local communities.
  • Vic AIDS Council/Gay Men’s Health Centre

    The VAC/GMHC aims to improve the health and social and emotional well-being of the Victorian HIV positive and Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender communities.

    Vic AIDS Council/Gay Men’s Health Centre

    The VAC/GMHC aims to improve the health and social and emotional well-being of the Victorian HIV positive and Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender communities.
  • Vic Independent Living Centre

    The Independent Living Centre is a statewide service that provides impartial information and advice on assistive technologies to enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities across Victoria.

    Vic Independent Living Centre

    The Independent Living Centre is a statewide service that provides impartial information and advice on assistive technologies to enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities across Victoria.
  • Victorian Women with Disabilities Network (VWDN)

    The VWDN promotes the health and wellbeing of women with disabilities.

    Victorian Women with Disabilities Network (VWDN)

    The VWDN promotes the health and wellbeing of women with disabilities.
  • Vision Australia

    Vision Australia works to ensure that people who are blind or have low vision have access to and fully participate in every part of life they choose.

    Vision Australia

    Vision Australia works to ensure that people who are blind or have low vision have access to and fully participate in every part of life they choose.
  • Children with Disability Australia

    Children with Disability Australia

    Children with Disability Australia

    Children with Disability Australia

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