Disability Organisations in Melbourne

Information and contact details of local associations and support groups for people with disabilities in Melbourne...

There are numerous organisations, charities and websites set up to provide support, information and advice for people with disabilities and their carers. Among the most prominent are:

National Disability Services (NDS): Australia's national association for people with disabilities, representing over 780 non-government organisations located across Australia, including Victoria.

Scope: Provides disability services and support throughout Victoria including therapy, employment and education services, and a communication resource centre.

  • Scope
    At: 830 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill 3128
    Tel: 03 9843 3000

Inclusion Melbourne: A day service for people with intellectual disabilities. It provides personalised support plans and organises activities for people with disabilities, their families and carers

Wild@heART: Community arts programme for people with disabilities or mental illnesses organising dance, music and arts projects across Melbourne.

  • Wild@heART
    : Ground Floor, Arts House, North Melbourne Town Hall, 521 Queensberry Street, North Melbourne 3051
    Tel: 03 9326 9970

Down Syndrome Victoria: Represents and supports people with Down syndrome and their families. The organisation provides support services and groups, education and information sessions, and community activities and events across Victoria.

Meals Victoria: Meals on wheels service in and around Melbourne, which provide meals for the elderly and people with disabilities in their own home.

Vicdeaf (Victoria Deaf Society): Provides advice and support for the deaf and adults with a hearing impairment in Victoria.

  • Vicdeaf
    At: Level 4, 340 Albert Street, East Melbourne 3002
    Tel: 03 9473 1111

Vision Australia: National organisation for the blind, providing employment services, education and training, deafblind services, services for children and support and advice for independent living.