Disability Services Commission
Phone: 9426 9200 or 1800 998 214 FREECALL (9426 9315 TTY for the hearing impaired) Disability Services Commission website
The Disability Services Commission can assist with both physical and mental disabilities and can find and provide contact details of local disability support services for an individual. They can also assist in finding accommodation, community support services, therapy services, acquiring equipment and handle all inquiries.
Local Area Coordinators can be contacted on 9426 9352. The Commission’s Local Area Coordination program supports people with disability throughout the State.
Phone: 9201 8900 Inclusion WA website
Inclusion WA works with people with a disability who want to become involved in recreational and sporting groups and activities, and the people/associations that want to support them in that.
Inclusion WA work alongside individuals who are disadvantaged, disconnected from society or living with a disability to provide opportunities for them to be involved in leisure, recreation, sport, education, volunteering and employment. They also work alongside community groups to make them more accessible for people living with disabilities.
Phone: 9387 0555 ACTIV website
Provides a wide range of services to enable adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities to pursue a better life.
- Home care
- Alternatives to employment
Young Carers WA
Phone: 1300 227 377 Freecall / 1800 007 332 Counselling Young Carers WA website
For children and young people 8-25 years old who have a family member with either a disability, a mental or chronic illness or a drug and alcohol related issue. Provides emotional support, camps and social activities and information and referrals to young carers and their families and other service providers working with young carers. Carers WA and Young Carers in Action strive to raise community awareness of young carers and identify hidden young carers who need support.
Intework Incorporated (Midland)
Phone: 9274 7717 Intework Incorporated (Midland) website
To help young people with moderate to severe disabilities to get and keep integrated paid work by:
- Career planning
- Job planning
- Training and development
- Transport support
- Financial assistance
- Income support.
- Respite service.
Offices located around the Perth Metropolitan area.
Midland Debt and Legal Advocacy Service (MIDLAS)
Phone: 9250 2123 MIDLAS website
Midlas disability advocates provide individual advocacy, guidance and support to people with a disability, their carers and families. The Midlas Disability Advocacy Service provides individual advocacy for persons of all ages with a disability. Midlas disability advocates provide information, advocacy, options and support to disadvantaged and vulnerable people, having regard to their rights, including access to services, discrimination, alleged abuse and neglect.
West Australian Foundation for Deaf Children Inc
Phone: 9385 3557 WA Foundation for Deaf Children Inc
Aims to provide and support education, life skills and learning opportunities for deaf and hard of hearing children and young adults. A family support worker is employed to assist and support families through their journey.
The Foundation provides:
- Information and support
- Fostering training and development
- Resources and advocacy on behalf of the children, their parents or carers and their families.
Citizen Advocacy Perth West Inc.
Phone: 9445 9991 Citizen Advocacy Perth West Inc. website
Matching those with an intellectual disability and no involved family, with a volunteer in a supportive one to one relationship.