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The department is a Victorian Government department that provides and funds services for people with intellectual, physical, sensory, cognitive and neurological disabilities.

A person with a disability can access general services, including:

  • community health
  • early childhood and education services
  • sport and recreation
  • employment
  • maternal and child health services.  

It also funds a range of specialist disability supports that are available to people with a disability and their families, to help the person with a disability to participate actively in the community and reach their full potential.  

These supports fall into two categories:

You can request disability supports from the department or a community service organisation if:

  • you have a disability
  • the disability impacts on your mobility, communication, self-care or self-management
  • your support request meets specific requirements related to the service you are seeking.

Intake and Response Service

This service provides information about supports and services for people with disabilities, their families and carers in their local area.

Further information is available about:

Contact Intake and Response on 1800 783 783 for enquires about supports.


Contact information

Intake and Response Service
Tel: 1800 783 783
TTY: 13 3677
Email Disability Information & Support

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