We can help you negotiate complex bureaucracy, provide links into financial or legal service supports and access services such as the Human Rights Commission and Ombudsman (for ACT residents only). As for one of our carer advocates on 1800 052 222.
Looking after yourself
- Join a Carer Support Group
- Talk to a counsellor
- Join a yoga or meditation class or attend a social activity with other carers. Check out the activities available to registered carers through our What’s On calendar
Links to Other Supports
Feros Care is the official NDIS Local Area Coordinator (LAC) for ACT. The role of a LAC is to help participants navigate the NDIS processes. For more information about Local Area Coordination in ACT contact Feros on 1300 986 970 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Uniting is the NDIS Local Area Coordinator (LAC) for Southern NSW. The role of a LAC is to help participants navigate the NDIS processes. For more information about Local Area Coordination in Southern NSW, contact Uniting at email@example.com
idmh e-Learning 3DN provides free eLearning about intellectual disability to professionals, carers and consumers.
Advocacy for Inclusion provides independent individual, self and systemic advocacy for people with disabilities.
ACT Companion Card enables people with disability who require life-long attendant care support from a companion to attending participating venues or activities without incurring the cost of a second ticket for their companion.
ACT Office for Disability provides strategic advice and practical assistance to enable people with disability to enjoy their rights as citizens of the ACT.
ACT Disability, Aged and Carer Advocacy Service (ADACAS) provides a free advocacy service to individuals living with a disability, older people and their carers
Ethnic Disability ACT advocates for the rights of individuals from culturally diverse backgrounds living with a disability, their families and carers in the ACT region.
Disability Discrimination Law provides free, independent and confidential legal assistance in disability discrimination law for people living in the ACT.
Disability Trust provides a range of supports to assist those living with a disability and their families.
NDIS Support Coordination