Disability Services and Information Canberra ACT
- Advocacy for Inclusion
- Providing individual and systemic advocacy to improve life for people who
have a disability. Formerly Advocacy ACTion Inc and People First ACT Inc.
Citizens Advice Bureau
- helps people to remove physical and sensory barriers to access in the ACT
through a comprehensive referral service.
ACT Disability, Aged and Carer Advocacy Service
Information, advice, referral.
ACT Human Rights Office - can help if
you've been discriminated against in employment, education and many other
Canberra Blind Society
advice, support groups, social rehabilitation, aids and equipment, and a
variety of activities and services.
Community Connections - supports and services
people with disabilities in Canberra.
Disability ACT - A division of
Disability, Housing & Community Services.
Disability Coordination Office
- Information to assist people with a disability move from school into
training and higher education, and then into their chosen career.
Hartley Lifecare - A non-profit
organisation that supports young people living with a disability.
Home Help ACT - A not-for-profit
organisation that provides in-home support to the elderly, frail aged, people
with disabilities and their carers in the ACT under the Home and Community
Care (HACC) program.
Human Rights and Equal Opportunities Commission (HREOC)
Guide Dogs NSW/ACT exists to enhance the quality of life of people who are blind or
vision impaired, by assisting in their achievement of independence through
access and mobility.
- Koomarri - Employment, housing and community
access for people with a disability.
- National Disability Services (NDS) is the National Industry Association for
Disability Services. ACROD's membership includes over 550 non-government,
non-profit organisations, which collectively operate several thousand
services for Australians with all types of disabilities, including
intellectual, physical, psychiatric and sensory. NDS's members are located
in every State and Territory in Australia and range in size from very small
support groups to very large service providers.
Office of the Community Advocate
OCA has a range of statutory functions and powers with respect to children and
young people, and adults with a mental illness or impaired decision making
ability, who require protection from abuse, exploitation or neglect.
People With Disabilities - Consumer body
representing people with disabilities.
- Physical Disability Council of Australia
- PDCA is
run entirely by people with physical disabilities, for people with physical
disabilities. It does not discriminate on the basis of disability, nor does
PDCA determine what a physical disability is. PDCA operates under an inclusion
policy and offers membership and/or services to any person with a disability
who seeks its support.
The Spastic Centre has been
supporting children and adults with cerebral palsy in NSW and the ACT for 65
to assist people with disabilities
has articles, discussion forums and a range of traditional & alternative
back care products to help relieve injury or chronic pain conditions and
help healing. They also have preventative products and relief for people
(like me) who spend a lot of time sitting at computers.
Links & Events
including hotels, motels, apartments & backpacker hostels
Events, Activities, Tours
our events calendar, tours, activities, courses and lots of other things to do
in and around Canberra.
Moving to Canberra
jobs listings, schools, info
Business in the ACT
business organisations useful sites and a
serviced office directory
Clubs and interest groups, support organisations and services
local markets and online shopping for gifts, hampers, toys and lots more for delivery to
sources of local news, Government and politics
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