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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Wirraka Maya Health Service Aboriginal Corporation – Social and Emotional Wellbeing Programs

WMHSAC offers comprehensive counselling services and provides mental health and life determining services to the local and surrounding communities. WMHSAC seeks to provide or teach our clients with quality care and services to reduce stress, anxiety and depression while reinforcing effective coping skills, inner strength and over sense of well-being. 
 
Programs include:
  • Transition to Adulthood
  • Women’s and Men’s Group
  • National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
  • Counselling services
  • Health Promotion
  • Community Support
  • Tacking Indigenous Smoking
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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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Over the past two years DVassist has been offering a telephone and webchat counselling service as part of a pilot project funded by the Commonwealth Government.

The project is now complete and consequently our counselling services are no longer operating as of Friday 21 October 2022.

For 24-hour confidential information, counselling and support for family and domestic violence please call
1800 Respect on 1800 737 732.

For crisis support, including referrals to women’s refuges, please call Women’s Domestic Violence Helpline on
1800 007 339.

If you are in immediate danger
please call 000.

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