Financial assistance, accommodation options, community involvment and other supports and services for people with a disability, their families and carers.
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Monday 05 January 2015
The Report it Right and WIN! tertiary writing competition challenges media, journalism and communications students write a news story or feature article about a current news issue relating to disability.
Wednesday 22 October 2014
The At home, play, school and work: Statement of achievements, released today, highlights the outcomes of the Victorian state disability plan 2013-16 since it commenced in January 2013.
Friday 03 October 2014
Are you a person with a disability who is over 18 years old? The Victorian Government wants to know about your experiences, in your life and your community, since the Victorian state disability plan 2013-16 commenced on 1 January 2013.
Thursday 25 September 2014
The Victorian Government is investing $750,000 in Changing Places, cutting-edge accessible bathroom facilities for people with a disability, their carers and family.
Tuesday 19 August 2014
Two graduates of the Victorian Government's LEAD Barwon project have been admitted into the Committee for Geelongs prestigious Leaders for Geelong program.
Video relay interpreting service
The Video Relay Interpreting (VRI) service provides sign (Auslan) and spoken language interpreting over the internet for deaf people who use Auslan.More on Video relay interpreting service
An overview of the support available for people with a disability, their families and carers including the initial contact points for more information.
The department is moving towards a more self-directed approach where people with a disability have more flexibility and control of the supports they choose.
Individual Support Packages are funds allocated to a person to meet their disability related support needs. Includes information on eligibility criteria and application procedures.
Outreach support provides up to 15 hours per week of home and community based support so that individuals with a disability can receive assistance.
This section offers information on supports that may assist you to become more independent and encourage you to participate in your local community.
Supported accommodation is an accommodation solution for people with a disability who require rostered support and is targeted to people with the highest support needs.
The Victorian Aids and Equipment Program (A&EP) provides people with a permanent or long term disability with subsidised aids, equipment, home, and vehicle modifications.
This section offers information on specialist supports to assist people with a disability, their families, carers and support providers in matters relating to behaviour intervention or the criminal justice system, involving people with a disability.
This section offers information on the different types of supports available for families of children with a disability and carers of adults with a disability.
The Victorian Government actively promotes the rights of all Victorians, including people with a disability.