Welcome to our individual advocacy service supporting adults with disabilities living in Victoria.

Our advocates can help you to:

What is individual advocacy?

The role of individual advocacy is to assist by:

◊ supporting people to actively participate in decisions that affect their lives

◊ acting with or on behalf of people to ensure their rights are recognised and respected

◊ supporting people to access government services such as NDIS, DSP.

◊ referring people to other community services such as domestic violence, financial counselling and housing support

We can provide advocacy support and assistance on a wide range of issues including:

◊ abuse and neglect

◊ accessibility issues

◊ access to housing services

◊ assistance with applying to government services including Centrelink, NDIS and DSP

◊ NDIS & DSP reviews * please note we cannot assist with AAT appeals

◊ issues surrounding accessibility and discrimination in education and employment

If your particular issue is not listed here do give us a call and we will see what we can do to help.

What does advocacy cost?

Our advocacy service has no charge.

Interpreting and Translation

The following can be arranged at no cost to the client.

  • Language interpreting / translation
  • Auslan interpreting
  • Live captioning

If you need support please contact us by completing the form below or call 9671 3000

    Advocacy Issue (Please select from the drop down menu)

    Disability Type (Please select from the drop down menu)

    Phone 9671 3000 Monday to Friday

    Email advocacy@drc.org.au