WDV works with government and service providers to improve policy and remove barriers for women and non-binary people with disabilities. Unfortunately, we are not currently set up to advocate for people on an individual basis.
If you are in crisis, or need support accessing disability services, you may find some of the organisations listed here helpful.
Disability Advocacy and Support
Action for More Independence & Dignity in Accommodation. AMIDA can help with advocacy in relation to housing, the NDIS and helping people make submissions to the Disability Royal Commission.
(03) 9650 2722
Mental Health Advocacy and Support
State-Wide Support and Information
Provides legal advice and counselling to Aboriginal women and children that are experiencing or have experienced family violence.
1800 105 303
Telephone counselling, information and referrals for LGBTIQ community members and supporters in Victoria and Tasmania.
All switchboard volunteers identify as part of the LGBTIQA community.
1800 184 527 (3pm – midnight, 7 days a week)
A lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) health and wellbeing policy and resource unit. They have a wide range of resources available on their website.
(03) 9479 8700 (Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm)