Community Supports

You’re welcome – Access WA

A Western Australian access guide for people with disability and seniors.

www.access.wa.com.au

Companion Card WA

The Companion Card is a card issued to people with a significant and permanent disability who require attendant care support from a companion to participate at most venues and activities.

Cardholders present their card when booking or purchasing a ticket from a participating business. Participating businesses will recognise the Companion Card and issue the cardholder with a second ticket for their companion at no charge.

Companion Card WA is supported by the Government of Western Australia and administered by National Disability Services.

www.wa.companioncard.org.au

Telephone: 1800 617 337

Community Living & Participation Grants

Community Living & Participation Grants provide up to $10,000 for customised solutions that support people with disability to participate in family and community life.

People with disability can apply for equipment, resources, activities and projects connected to their particular social and recreational goals.

Community Groups can apply for equipment, resources, training and activities that promote inclusion of people with disability.

Community Living & Participation Grants are funded by Lotterywest and administered by National Disability Services.

www.clpg.org.au

Telephone: 08 9208 9830

Advocacy and Support

The following organisations provide advocacy and support services

People with Disabilities WA Inc.

www.pwdwa.org

Telephone: (08) 9386 6477

Email: info@pwdwa.org

 

Ethnic Disability Advocacy Centre

www.edac.org.au

Telephone: (08) 9388 7455

Email: admin@edac.org.au

 

Disability Discrimination Unit – Susses Street Law Centre

www.sscls.asn.au

Telephone: (08) 9470 2676

Email: sscls@sscls.asn.au

 

Equal Opportunity Commission of Western Australia

www.equalopportunity.wa.gov.au

Telephone: (08) 9216 3900

Email: eoc@equalopportunity.wa.gov.au

 

Australian Human Rights Commission

www.humanrights.gov.au

Complaints Infoline: 1300 656 419

Email: complaintsinfo@humanrights.gov.au