Disability Services

NDIS Support Coordination

Finding and coordinating the right mix of support to make your NDIS plan work can be overwhelming. We can work with you to meet the challenges and coordinate the support you need from a range of sources so you can live life to the fullest.

We are committed to empowering you to make decisions about the services and support you receive, giving you choice and control over your life.

Click here to download our NDIS Support Coordination brochure.

 

Individual Support Planning Facilitation

This service gives people with disabilities the opportunity to have individually tailored and flexible support plans developed or reviewed.

The person with a disability is encouraged to write their own plan with the support of friends, family and our qualified, experienced local facilitator. People are encouraged to remain in and engage with the local community through established support networks.

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Older Carers Respite Program

This service is for parents aged 60 years and over, living in the Goulburn region of Victoria and caring for an adult with a disability.

The program arranges in-home activities, trips and outings, camps, special interest activities, day and overnight respite and planned or emergency respite.

Click here to download our OCRP brochure.

Support to Older Carers Program

The Support to Older Carers Program offers carers over 60 years of age (or 45 if indigenous) living in the Goulburn region of Victoria, planning and support for their current situation and into the future.  The Planner will discuss with the carers their current needs in order to connect them with in-home assistance and respite options. Future planning could include connecting with disability services, aged care or social services, facilitating a Power of Attorney, a Will or making a financial or estate plan.

Click here to download our Support to Older Carers Program brochure.

Advocacy

Do you need an advocate?

An advocate is a person who represents you and works with you or a group of people who may need support and encouragement to exercise their rights, in order to ensure that their rights are upheld.

Aged Care Advocacy

Free call 1800 900 600, or from mobile call 1800 500 853

Website: www.era.asn.au

Regional Disability Advocacy Service (RDAS)

Free call: 1800 250 292

Phone: 02 6056 2420

Website: www.rdas.org.au

Rights Information and Advocacy Centre (RIAC)

Phone: 03 5822 1944

Website: www.riac.org.au

The Office of the Public Advocate

Phone: 1300 309 337

Website: www.publicadvocate.vic.gov.au