Disability Services in Hobart and Tasmania

Disability Services and Information Tasmania

  • 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.
  • Advocacy Tasmania Inc – Aged and Disability Advocacy
  • Department of Health and Human Services Service Directory A very comprehensive and alphabetical list containing information about human services and support groups in Tasmania.
  • Disability Information and Communication Exchange – The official web site of the National Council on Intellectual Disability
  • Giant Steps Tasmania The state’s most experienced specialist organisation for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The heart of the company is Giant Steps School in Deloraine which offers a wide-ranging and effective program for children with ASD.
  • Meals on Wheels Association of Tasmania Inc
  • The Office of the Anti-Discrimination Commissioner – can help if you’ve been discriminated against in employment, education and many other areas.
  • 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.
  • St Michaels Association inc ¬†Training and accommodation for disabled and a broad range of clients in order to confidently move more into the daily life of the community
  • Tasmanian Disability Forum The forum is a community focused web site that helps provide information efficiently to users, and in turn provides an opportunity for users to converse with others in an online environment about disability issues. You do not have to register to contribute to the Forum, if you wish you can place a query or comment anonymously.
  • Tascare Society for Children – Supports children with a disability and their families.

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