Disability Advocacy Agencies - Victoria

Leadership Plus Inc

Contact Details

Business Address
175 Plenty Road (cnr Garnet Street)
Preston VIC 3072

Postal Address
PO Box 95
Preston VIC 3072

Business Phone: 03 9489 2999
TTY: 03 9489 1179
Business Fax: 03 9489 2988

Business email: admin@leadershipplus.com
Web address: Leadership Plus Inc

Service Area
Statewide

Specialisation - General disability plus speciality in acquired brain injury

Leadership Plus Advocacy Program at Dandenong
186 Foster St East
Dandenong, Victoria 3175

03 9793 5836

LGAs of Casey, Greater Dandenong and Kingston

Specialisation - Accepts all disabilities

Models of Advocacy Provided
Individual, Systemic

Action for More Independence & Dignity in Accommodation

Contact Details

Business Address
1st Floor, Ross House
247 Flinders Lane
Melbourne VIC 3000

Postal Address
1st Floor, Ross House, 247 Flinders Lane
MELBOURNE VIC 3000

Business Phone: 03 9650 2722
Business Fax: 03 9654 8575

Business email: amida@amida.org.au
Web address: www.amida.org.au

Models of Advocacy Provided
Individual, Systemic, Self, Family

Specialisation
Intellectual disability Statewide

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Action on Disability within Ethnic Communities Inc

Contact Details

Business Address
175 Plenty Road
Preston VIC 3072

Postal Address
175 Plenty Road
PRESTON VIC 3072

Business Phone: 03 9480 1666
Business Fax: 03 9480 3444

Business email: info@adec.org.au
Web address: Action on Disability within Ethnic Communities Inc

Models of Advocacy Provided
Individual, Systemic, Self, Family

Specialisation
People from Diverse Cultural and Linguistic Backgrounds with disability

Service Area
Statewide

Association of Employees with Disability Inc.(AED Legal Centre)

Contact Details

Business Address
Level 5
276 Flinders Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Postal Address
PO Box 236, Flinders Lane
MELBOURNE VIC 8009

Business Phone: 03 9639 4333
Business Fax: 03 9650 2833

Web address: Association of Employees with Disability Inc.

Models of Advocacy Provided
Systemic, Legal

Specialisation
Accepts all disabilities

Service Area
Statewide

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Melbourne East Disability Advocacy 

Contact Details

Business Address
1059 Riversdale Road
Surrey Hills VIC 3127

Postal Address
PO Box 302
SURREY HILLS VIC 3127

Business Phone: 03 9808 8633
Business Fax: 03 9808 8633

Business email: office@meda.org.au
Web address: Melbourne East Disability Advocacy

Models of Advocacy Provided
Individual, Citizen

Specialisation
Intellectual disability

Service Area
LGAs of Boroondara, Manningham, Monash and Whitehorse

Citizen Advocacy Sunbury & Districts Inc

Contact Details

Business Address
36 Macedon Street
Sunbury VIC 3429

Postal Address
PO Box 420
SUNBURY VIC 3429

Business Phone: 03 9744 7378
Business Fax: 03 9740 8535

Business email: casunbury1@bigpond.com

Models of Advocacy Provided
Citizen

Specialisation
Intellectual disability

Service Area
LGAs of Hume and Macedon Ranges

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Colac Otway Region Advocacy Service

Contact Details

Business Address
50 Rae Street
Colac VIC 3250

Postal Address
50 Rae Street
COLAC VIC 3250

Business Phone: 03 5232 1009
Business Fax: 03 5232 1291

Business email: coras@bigpond.com

Models of Advocacy Provided
Individual, Systemic

Specialisation
Intellectual disability, physical disability, psychiatric impairment

Service Area
LGAs of Colac-Otway and Surf Coast

Disability Advocacy and Information Service Inc

Contact Details

Business Address
20 Stanley Street
Wodonga VIC 3690

Postal Address
PO Box 982
WODONGA VIC 3689

Business Phone: 02 6056 2420
Business Fax: 02 6024 6809

Business email: admin@dais.org.au
Web address: Disability Advocacy and Information Service Inc

Models of Advocacy Provided
Individual, Systemic

Specialisation
Accepts all disabilities

Service Area
LGAs of Alpine, Benalla, Indigo, Mansfield, Towong, Wangaratta and Wodonga

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Disability Justice Advocacy Inc

Contact Details

Business Address
Unit 2, 28A Albert Street
PRESTON VIC 3072

Postal Address
Unit 2, 28A Albert Street
PRESTON VIC 3072

Business Phone: 03 9482 4947
Business Fax: 03 9489 2988

Business email: info@justadvocacy.com
Web address: Disability Justice Advocacy Inc

Models of Advocacy Provided
Individual, Systemic

Specialisation
Physical disability

Service Area
LGAs of Banyule, Bayside, Boroondara, Brimbank, Cardinia, Casey, Darebin, Frankston, Glen Eira, Greater Dandenong, Hobsons Bay, Hume, Kingston, Knox, Manningham, Maribyrnong, Maroondah, Melbourne, Monash, Moonee Valley, Moreland, Nillumbik, Port Phillip, Stonnington, Whitehorse, Whittlesea, Wyndam and Yarra

Gippsland Disability Advocacy Inc

Contact Details

Business Address
58 - 60 Commercial Road
Morwell VIC 3840

Postal Address
PO Box 409
MORWELL VIC 3840

Business Phone: 03 5133 9440
Business Fax: 03 5133 9897

Business email: admin@gdai.org.au

Models of Advocacy Provided
Individual, Self, Family

Specialisation
Accepts all disabilities

Service Area
LGAs of Bass Coast, Baw Baw, East Gippsland, Latrobe, South Gippsland and Wellington

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Grampians disAbility Advocacy Association Inc

Contact Details

Business Address
Shop 2, 32 Tuson Street
Ararat VIC 3377

Postal Address
PO Box 112
ARARAT VIC 3377

Business Phone: 03 5352 2722
Business Fax: 03 5352 2733

Business email: asas@netconnect.com.au

Contact Details of Centres

Head Office
Shop 2, 32 Tuson Street
ARARAT VIC 3377

LGAs of Ararat and Northern Grampians

Daylesford Office
Grampians disAbility Advocacy Association
86 Vincent Street
Daylesford VIC 3460
03 5348 3350

Geelong Office
Assert 4 All
48 McKillop Street
Geelong VIC 3220
1300 942 773

Bacchus Marsh Office
Assert 4 All
Moorabool Municipal Offices, Health & Community Services Department
1 Rutherford Court,
Maddingley VIC 3340
1300 942 773

LGAs of Moorabool, Hepburn and Golden Plains

Models of Advocacy Provided
Individual, Systemic

Specialisation
Accepts all disabilities

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North East Citizen Advocacy Inc

Contact Details

Business Address
56 Garbonia Avenue
Watsonia VIC 3087

Postal Address
PO Box 251
Heidleberg VIC 3087

Business Phone: 03 8407 3684
Business Fax: 03 8407 3684

Business email: neca@citizenadvocacy.com.au
Web address: North East Citizen Advocacy Inc

Models of Advocacy Provided
Citizen

Specialisation
Intellectual Disability

Service Area
LGAs of Banyule, Darebin, Nillumbik and Whittlesea

Regional Information and Advocacy Council Inc

Contact Details

Business Address
190 Benalla Road
Shepparton VIC 3630

Postal Address
PO Box 1763
SHEPPARTON VIC 3632

Business Phone: 03 5822 1944
Freecall: 1800 221 944
Business Fax: 03 5831 1610

Business email: enquiry@riac.org.au
Web address: VIC/NSW Regional Information and Advocacy Council Inc

Contact Details of Centres

Head Office 
190 Benalla Road
Shepparton VIC 3630
03 5822 1944

Strathdale Office
145 Crook Street
Bendigo VIC 3550
03 5443 0550

LGAs of Buloke, Campaspe, Central Goldfields, Gannawarra, Greater Bendigo, Greater Shepparton, Loddon, Macedon Ranges, Mitchell, Moira, Mount Alexander, Murrindindi, Strathbogie and Swan Hill

Mildura Office
148 Lime Avenue
Mildura VIC 3500
03 5023 5706

LGAs of Victoria - Mildura New South Wales - Balranald and Wentworth

Models of Advocacy Provided
Individual, Systemic, Self, Family

Specialisation
Accepts all disabilities

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Southern Disability Advocacy

Contact Details

Business Address
Suite 5, 115 Bluff Road
BLACK ROCK VIC 3193

Postal Address
PO Box 161
BENTLEIGH VIC 3204

Business Phone: 03 9533 5977
Business Fax: 03 9533 5988

Business email: info@southernda.org.au
Web address: Southern Citizen Advocacy Incorporated

Models of Advocacy Provided
Individual, Systemic, Citizen

Specialisation
Intellectual disability

Service Area
LGAs of Bayside, Glen Eira, Kingston, Port Phillip and Stonnington

Southwest Advocacy Association Inc

Contact Details

Business Address
50 Kepler Street
Warrnambool VIC 3280

Postal Address
PO Box 480
WARRNAMBOOL VIC 3280

Business Phone: 03 5561 4584
Business Fax: 03 5561 4371

Business email: swadvocacy@bigpond.com
Web address: Southwest Advocacy Association Inc

Models of Advocacy Provided
Individual, Systemic

Specialisation
Accepts all disabilities

Service Area
LGAs of Corangamite, Glenelg, Moyne, Southern Grampians and Warrnambool

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Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council

Contact Details

Business Address
Building 1/22 Aintree Street
Brunswick VIC 3056

Postal Address
Building 1/22 Aintree St
BRUNSWICK VIC 3056

Business Phone: 03 9380 3900
Business Fax: 03 9388 1445

Business email: director@vmiac.org.au
Web address: Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council

Models of Advocacy Provided
Individual, Systemic, Self, Family, Legal

Specialisation
Psychiatric impairment

Service Area
LGAs of Ararat, Benalla, Campaspe, Colac-Otway, Corangamite, East Gippsland, Gannawarra, Glenelg, Greater Geelong, Horsham, Latrobe, Mitchell, Moira, Mount Alexander, Moyne, Northern Grampians, Pyrenees, South Gippsland, Southern Grampians, Warrnambool and Wodonga

Villamanta Disability Rights Legal Service Inc

Contact Details

Business Address
44 Bellerine Street
Geelong VIC 3220

Postal Address
44 Bellerine Street
GEELONG VIC 3220

Business Phone: 03 5229 2925 or 1800 014 111 (Legal matters only)
Business Fax: 03 5229 3354

Business email: legal@villamanta.org.au
Web address: Villamanta Disability Rights Legal Service Inc

Models of Advocacy Provided
Legal

Specialisation
Intellectual disability and accepts all other disabilities

Service Area
Statewide

Content Updated: 10 October 2013