Useful Information

 

My Aged Care

Established by the Australian Government to help you navigate the aged care system. My Aged Care is made up of the http://www.myagedcare.gov.au website and a national contact centre. Together they can provide you with information on aged care, whether for yourself, a family member, friend or someone you're caring for.

http://www.myagedcare.gov.au/

My Aged Care 繁體中文: 請點擊下面的網頁鏈接

1)http://www.myagedcare.gov.au/about-us-traditional-chinese-cantonese

2) http://www.myagedcare.gov.au/sites/default/files/FS5_National_Respite_for_Carers_Program_Traditional_Chinese_Cantonese_December_2014.pdf

 

Therapy Connect 

Helping families understand therapy for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

http://www.therapyconnect.amaze.org.au/

 

CCC Program

http://gallery.mailchimp.com/419c5fb5f6929106370f9abe1/files/Creating_Community_Connections.pdf

 

Vision Australia    Contact No:1300 84 74 66

is a partnership between people who are blind, sighted or have low vision. We are united by our passion that people who are blind or have low vision will have access to and fully participate in every part of life they choose

http://www.visionaustralia.org.au/info.aspx?page=674

Autism Spectrum Australia    02 8977 8300

offers a range of services including diagnostic assessment, early intervention, schools and educational outreach, positive behaviour support, services for adults with autism, support and information for families.

http://www.autismspectrum.org.au

Autism.Information.Line  1800 069 978

Autism Advisor Program  1300 978 611

 

Disability Intake, Information & Referral .................... 9334 3700

Ageing, Disability & Home Care, Department of Human Services (ADHC)

Information & referral to all service types for people with a disability & their carers, including referrals for respite, the regional accommodation placement committee & community support teams.

 

Commonwealth Carers Respite & Carelink Centre  1800 052 222

 

DAY PROGRAMS FOR PEOPLE WITH A DISABILITY

CPP/TTW DADHC Information/Referral Line ............................. 1800 761 030

 

Australian Foundation for Disability (AFFORD)

Bankstown .......................................................................................... 8805 3700

Fairfield/ Liverpool .............................................................................. 8784 2900

 

Chester Hill Neighbourhood Centre

Bankstown .......................................................................................... 9645 3700

 

Living Skills Program

Fairfield/ Liverpool .............................................................................. 9821 2811

Disability South West Inc.

For young adults with a moderate – severe intellectual disability. (18-64 yrs)

 

Cerebral Palsy- The Spastic Centre .......... 9601 2866/Referral 1300 888 378

 

Wesley Mission ................................................................................. 9804 5242

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD INTERVENTION

Community Support Teams ............................................................. 9334 3700

Ageing, Disability & Home Care, Department of Human Services

Case management, therapy & support for people who have an intellectual

disability as their primary diagnosis.

 

Child Development Service ............................................................ 9780 2777

Sydney South West Area Health Service

Case management, assessment, therapy & support for families of children with

mild physical, developmental &/or learning difficulties from 0 -12yrs & children

whose primary disability is mild to moderate physical disability up to 18 yrs.

 

Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs    Phone: 1300 653 227

http://www.facs.gov.au/internet/facsinternet.nsf/aboutfacs/contactus.htm

 

Centrelink www.centrelink.gov.au

Centrelink Multilingual Call:  13 1202

Disability, Sickness and Carers: 13 2717 

 

 Legal Aid NSW - Central Office Ph: 02 92195000

http://www.legalaid.nsw.gov.au/languages/simplified-chinese>
http://www.legalaid.nsw.gov.au/publications/factsheets-and-resources> as opposed to bits everywhere in its website; and

 


Transutf8g & Interpreting Service (TIS) ....................... 131 450

TTY (Teletypewriter) ................................................1800 808 981

 

Association of Blind Citizens NSW Inc ..................... 9744 1516

 

Autism Advisory & support service ...... 96012844/ 1300 222 777

 

Better Hearing Australia (BHA) ....................................9744 0167

 

Brain Injury Association of NSW ................................................ 1800 802 840

 

Cerebral Palsy (CP) Helpline ..................................................... 1300 30 29 20

 

Commonwealth Carer Resource Centre ........1800 242 636

 

 

Disability Information Service ......................................................... 9821 2811

Disability South West Inc.

Provides information, support, & referral for people with a disability & their

carers/families.

 

Early Childhood Intervention Australia .......................................... 9873 2593

 

Epilepsy Action Australia ........................................................... 1300 374 537

 

Guardianship Tribunal ................................................................ 1800 463 928

A legal tribunal that appoints appropriate guardians for people with a disability

aged 16yrs & over who are incapable of making decisions or managing their

financial matters.

 

HACC Aboriginal Access/Development Officer ............................. 9708 2818

Information for People with Disabilities of Non-English Speaking Background

 

Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association ..................................... 9891 6400

 

HACC Multicultural Access Project (BAMN) ....................................... 9796 3717

 

Intellectual Disability Rights Service NSW (IDRS) .................... 1800 666 611

Mental Health Information Service ............................................. 1300 794 991

 

NDIS National Disability Insurance Scheme

http://www.ndis.gov.au/about-us/our-sites/nsw