Pilbara Community Legal Service – Disability Advocacy

The Disability Advocacy Service recognises there is a gap between people living disability in the Pilbara and the services available to them for advocacy, advice and support. The service is committed to improving the lives and opportunities for people with disability. The service has a solicitor dedicated to Disability Advocacy and can assist with any legal issues including:
 
  • Discrimination claims
  • Preparing or appealing a Disability Support Pension
  • Preparing or appealing a Carer Allowance claim
  • Appointing Power of Attorney, Guardian to make decisions for you
  • Making an advanced health directive
  • Eligibility for government benefits
  • Eligibility for NDIS
  • Elder abuse
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EPIS

EPIS Inc. offers a range of high-quality support services to assist individuals to live independently in their homes and communities. Services are provided to people who are frail aged, with disabilities, long term medical conditions and their carers. EPIS provides person-centred care by delivering services based upon understanding and assisting clients to live according to their own abilities and specific needs. Head office is situated in Newman. Services are also provided to Marble Bar and Tom Price.
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EPIC Newman

EPIC is a passionate, human-centred and inclusive not-for-profit organisation dedicated to empowering people from diverse backgrounds to live more independent, enriching and connected lives through a range of disability support services. NDIS-approved service provider delivering core support services to people with disability in the Pilbara region for disability support services, we aim to exist as the bridging point between disability awareness, NDIS support planning and disability support services. 
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State and National Disability Services Services

National Relay Service

The National Relay Service is a government service which helps those who are deaf/hard of hearing communicate with others over the phone through a relay officer.
 
SMS relay number 0423 677 767
 
Teletypewriter number 133 677
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People with Disabilties Westerrn Australia

PWDWA is a not for profit organisation which provides non-legal advocacy to people living with disability.
 
Services offered include:
• making a discrimination complaint
• individual advocacy
• NDIS support and appeals 
• Disability support pension
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