Links

The following websites relate to and address inquiries we have had in the past. If you have any queries about any areas of concern that are not addressed, please let us know and we will endeavour to get an answer for you.

Melbourne Community Guide – Disability Services

VISIT HERE

InfoExchange

Education and employment opportunities for the disabled, disadvantaged and homeless.

VISIT HERE

Neurological disorders - e.g. MND

VISIT HERE

Disabled World

Resources for the disabled, elderly, etc

VISIT HERE

National Disability Services Commissioner

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Human Services

Information about state concessions available to pensioners, unemployed and other low income groups

VISIT HERE

Information on holidays and travel for people with disabilities

VISIT HERE

Australian Human Rights Commission - Disability Rights

VISIT HERE

The Salvation Army

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Victorian Sport And Recreation Association For People With An Intellectual Disability

VISIT HERE

Club Wild

Hosts disability-friendly dance parties, as well as opportunities in the arts for those with a disability, including training, workshops, etc.

VISIT HERE

People with Disability

A website with the broad aims of promoting an awareness and understanding of issues surrounding disability & to encourage service providers to focus on the individual, not the disability.

VISIT HERE

Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission

Provides information about equal opportunity, rights and responsibilities through its Advice Line and helps people resolve complaints of unlawful discrimination or harassment through its conciliation service. These services are impartial and confidential.

VISIT HERE

Privacy Victoria

The office of the Victorian Privacy Commissioner, and independent stautory body which can advise on what is covered by your right to privacy.

VISIT HERE

Inclusion Melbourne

(AKA Gawith Villa) –  Provides services to people with an intellectual disability, helping them to create more enjoyable and rewarding lives and participate fully in the community.

Mental Health Foundation Australia

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MECWA

Provides an adult training and support program offering choice, diversity and active participation for people with an intellectual disability. Also has home care and nursing services around Melbourne, and an aged care residence, but that is primarily for residents of Stonnington.

VISIT HERE

Oakleigh Centre

Provides support services to over 300 adults primarily with an intellectual disability, and their families, in the areas of employment, recreation, residential and day services. They also have ‘Oakleigh Centre Industries’, which offers a place (& employment for the disabled) for businesses to outsource ‘labour intensive jobs’.

VISIT HERE

Jewish Care

Offers support for older people living at home, disabled and aged care accommodation, services for adults and children with a disability, as well as a range of community services.

VISIT HERE

The following websites relate to and address inquiries we have had in the past. If you have any queries about any areas of concern please let us know; we will endeavour to get an answer for you.

St Vincent De Paul Society Victoria

VISIT HERE

Arts Access

Arts for people with disabilities.

VISIT HERE

Riding for the Disabled

Riding horses really is for eveyone!!!

VISIT HERE

Amaze

Living with Autism resources

VISIT HERE

Down Syndrome Victoria

VISIT HERE

Beyondblue: The National Depression Initiative

VISIT HERE

Arts Access – artsfor people with a disability

Disability Information and Communication Exchange

The official web site of the National Council on Intellectual Disability.

VISIT HERE

Disability Rights Victoria

An advocacy organisation working with and on behalf of adults with physical and multiple disability.

VISIT HERE

Interchange Victoria

Community based, not-for-profit organisation that provides support to families who have a child with a disability.

VISIT HERE

Meals Victoria

Victorian Meals on Wheels Assoc. Inc

VISIT HERE

Monkami

Helps adults with an intellectual disability in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne to access quality services and develop skills to live independently within their own community

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Victorian Department of Human Services

Plans, funds and delivers health, community, disability and housing services in line with the government’s vision for making Victoria a stronger, more caring and innovative state.

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Disability Advisory Council of Victoria

The principal purpose of the Disability Advisory Council is to provide advice to the Victorian Minister for Community Services on issues concerning people with disabilities.

VISIT HERE

The Disability Information Resource.

The official web site of the National Council on Intellectual Disability.

VISIT HERE

Citizen Advocacy

The program pairs a volunteer advocate with an intellectually disabled person to support them through a challenging situation.

VISIT HERE

Disability Services

Provides information about the supports and services funded by DHS for people in Victoria with intellectual, physical, sensory and dual disabilities, neurological impairments and acquired brain injury.

VISIT HERE

Disability Services - Office of the Senior Practitioner

The Senior Practitioner is generally responsible for ensuring that the rights of people who are subject to restrictive interventions and compulsory treatment are protected, and that appropriate standards in relation to restrictive interventions and compulsory treatment are complied with.

VISIT HERE

Can You Help?

Donating to Avalon means you are supporting a small charity that is run solely by volunteers and donations. Your support will help keep our buses on the road, provide warmth to the homeless, and offer opportunities to people with disabilities. In short, you will be making a difference to people’s lives and providing hope and happiness to many.

03 9569 2240

Avalon Centre

9am - 5pm

1936 Malvern Road
Malvern East, VIC 3145
Australia

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Meeting Unmet Needs.  To offer a helping hand to the people whom society has allowed to slip through the cracks. To provide, in any small way we can, a means to support, help and encourage all who welcome it.

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VIC, 3145, Australia