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- ACT Disability, Aged and Carer Advocacy Service
Services include: ADACAS is an independent advocacy organisation that provides information, education and representation to people with a disability or people who are ageing so that they may exercise their rights as citizens, and live valued and dignified lives within the community.
- CatholicCare Canberra & Goulburn - Watson
Services include: CatholCare is committed to providing excellence in care & assistance to families, children and individuals in the region.
- Guide Dogs NSW/ACT
Services include: Free assessment and training to people of all ages who have lost some or all of their vision. Aids supplied to enhance independent access to community, vocational and education services include canes, electronic aids, guide dogs, adapted GPS. Services also include public education, access advice, and scanning programs for those who have lost vision due to stroke or Acquired Brain Injury. Training and equipment provided to individuals and agencies is all free if not covered by NDIS.
- Motor Neurone Disease Association of NSW - Pearce
Services include: Motor Neurone Disease MND NSW provides information and support to people with MND, their carers and family in NSW and the ACT. MND Advisors provide face to face and telephone support and help connect people to the appropriate services. Equipment is provided through FlexEquip to people living with MND. MND NSW also provides information to health and community professionals and advocates on behalf of people with MND. Support groups meetings held bi-monthly in the ACT.
- People with Disabilities ACT Inc.
Services include: People with Disabilities ACT Inc. is a not for profit consumer systemic advocacy organisation who work to represent the interests of people with disabilities in the ACT. PWD ACT works within a social model of disability to improve access to all amenities and to all forms of information and activities in the community. PWD ACT also works to inform the community about disability issues.
- Women With Disabilities ACT
Services include: Women With Disabilities ACT (WWDACT) is a systemic advocacy and peer support organisation run by women with disabilities for women with disabilities in ACT & surrounding regions.
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