Useful Links

Ability Centre recognises that navigating the sea of services available for customers, families and carers can be overwhelming. Our Customer Engagement team (1300 106 106) is on hand to answer any of your queries. The list below provides a number of other organisations you may also find useful.

 

For families with children under 18 years


Kalparrin

Supports families of children with disabilities and special needs by providing practical information and support, and connecting them with other services and families.

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Livewire

An online community designed just for young people living with a serious illness, chronic health condition or disability, and their families.

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ECIA (Early Childhood Intervention Australia)

The national professional association that promotes and supports the interests of young children with developmental delay and/or disability and their families.

Download their family information booklet here

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F-words Tools

The F-words focus on six key areas of child development: Function, Family, Fitness, Fun, Friends and Future. Here you will find various F-words Tools that have been created and provided by families, service providers, and researchers to help move the F-words into practice.

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For equipment needs


Independent Living Centre

Solutions to mobility and accessibility problems.

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For general support/information


Future Thinking

A website dedicated to information and resources to help people with physical disabilities understand what they need to know about living with their disability throughout their life.

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National Disability Insurance Scheme

The NDIS provides financial support to eligible people with intellectual, physical, sensory, cognitive and psychosocial disability.

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Carers WA

Western Australia’s peak body representing family carers by providing advice, counselling, support groups, education, wellness and a young carers program.

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Commonwealth Respite & Carelink Centre

A single point of contact for information on community, aged and disability services and carer support.

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EDAC

The peak advocacy organisation for people with disabilities from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in WA.

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Health & Disability Services Complaints Office

An independent statutory authority providing an impartial resolution service for complaints relating to health or disability services.

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Office of the Public Advocate

Information, advice and training on guardianship, administration, Enduring Powers of Attorney, Enduring Powers of Guardianship and protecting vulnerable adults.

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People with Disability WA

Individual and systemic advocacy for people with a disability.

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SECCA

Supports people with disabilities to learn about human relationships, sexuality and sexual health.

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