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Western Australian Service Providers

The information provided below is purely to be used as a directory, not as specific recommendations from the South West Autism Network. If you know of an organisation or service which should be included in this directory, or a listing is incorrect, please contact us.

The service providers listed on this page are located in Western Australia, and may provide services direct to people in the south west region, be available online or via phone, or require travel to access. Please see also:

Association of Independent Schools (AISWA)

Provides quality schooling to students of all abilities, including an increasing number of students with special needs from all social and ethnic backgrounds. They provide schooling to a wide range of communities, including some of Western Australia's most remote and disadvantaged Indigenous communties, communities in regional towns and cities and diverse communities in Perth.

Suite 3 / 41 Walters Drive
Osborne Park WA 6017
PO Box 1817
Osborne Park DC WA 6917
Ph: (08) 9441 1600
Email: reception@ais.wa.edu.au
Web: ais.wa.edu.au

Autism Alliance

Autism Alliance has been established to represent and deliver services for families and children living with autism.

6/16 Stanford Way
Malaga WA 6090
Ph: (08) 9248 7413
Email: reception@autismalliance.com.au
therapy@autismalliance.com.au
Web: www.autismalliance.com.au

Autism Association of WA

Provide services to address the needs and interets of people with Autism and their families. They do so by providing services based on peer reviewed research in the feild of Autism; and by providing support that makes a positive difference to the lives of people with Autism.

215 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park WA 6008
Locked bag 2
SUBIACO WA 6904
Ph: 1800 636 427 or (08) 9489 8900
Email: autismwa@autism.org.au
Web: www.autism.org.au

Autism West

Provide a range of services to people who are affected by Autism. Such services include, respite, networking, information and education sessions, Life Skills programs and YES (Youth Engaging Successfully) programs.

8 / 62 McCabe Street
Mosman Park WA 6012
Ph: (08) 9383 6123
Email: info@autismwest.org.au
Web: www.autismwest.org.au

Camp Autism WA

Provides the opportunity for families with a child on the Autism Spectrum to attend weekend camps and day events in a non judgemental environment and can be attended and enjoyed by all members of the family.

Email: enquiries@campautismwa.org

Web: www.campautismwa.org

Carers WA

Provide a range of services to support individuals who provide care and support to family members and friends who have a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness, and alcohol or other drug issue or who are frail aged.

182 Lord Street
Perth WA 6000
PO Box 638
Mt Lawley WA 6929
Ph: 1800 242 636
FREE Counselling Line: 1800 007 332 (8.00am - 5.00pm)
Email: info@carerswa.asn.au
Web: www.carerswa.asn.au

Catholic Education Office

Provides a dynamic, student centred approach to education for approximately 72,000 young people in 163 schools and colleges across the state of Western Australia.

50 Ruislip Street
Leederville WA 6007
PO Box 198
Leederville WA 6903
Ph: (08) 6380 5200
Email: communications@ceo.wa.edu.au
Web: internet.ceo.wa.edu.au

Communicare

The ISP will assist Early Childhood and Child Care Services to include children with additional needs by providing tailored inclusion support and advice from Inclusion Agencies as well as funding to support more challenging inclusion barriers.

Ph: 1800 119 247
Email: WAIA@communicare.org.au.

Companion Card

For people with a significant disability, who always need a companion to provide attendant care support in order to participate at most community venues and activities. Card holders can gain entry to many venues and events at reduced or no cost.

Unit 1, 59 Walters Drive
Osborne Park WA 6017
PO Box 1595
Osborne Park WA 6916
Ph: 1800 617 337
Email: wa@companioncard.asn.au
Web: www.wa.companioncard.org.au

DADAA

Provides access to arts & culture for people with a disability or a mental illness.

21 Beach Street
Fremantle WA 6160
PO Box 1080
Fremantle WA 6959
Ph: (08) 9430 6616
Email: info@dadaa.org.au
Web: www.dadaa.org.au

Department of Education and Training

Provides high quality education for children and young people throughout Western Australia, helping them reach their full potential. They provide individual programs for every student- for those who are academically gifted, students with special learning needs, those with a flair for the arts or a passion for sports, and students from vulnerable communities.

Head Office
151 Royal St
East Perth WA 6004
Ph: (08) 9264 4111
Web: www.education.wa.edu.au

Southwest Regional Education Office
Bunbury Tower 5th Floor
61 Victoria St
Bunbury WA 6230
Ph: (08) 9791 2228
Web: www.det.wa.edu.au/regions/southwest

Developmental Disability WA

Are the peak advocacy organisation in WA for people with intellectual and other developmental disability and their families. DDWA supports people with developmental disability and their families to have a strong voice. They partner with others to develop more connected and inclusive communtiies and influence government and other decision makers.

City West Lotteries House (opposite Harbour Town)
2 Delhi St
WEST PERTH WA 6005
Ph: (08) 9420 7203
Email: ddcwa@ddc.org.au
Web: www.ddc.org.au

Dreamfit Foundation

Dreamfit Foundation is a not for profit organisation that is making dreams possible for people with disabilities through innovative equipment solutions. Their skilled and passionate team of engineers and therapists are committed to supporting people with disabilities to get out and try new activities, engage in their community and overcome challenges in their everyday life.

PO Box 4017
Wembley WA 6913
Ph: 0449 993 196
Email: info@dreamfit.com.au
Web: www.dreamfit.com.au

Ethnic Disability Advocacy Centre (EDAC)

Ethnic Disability Advocacy Centre (EDAC) is the peak advocacy organisation for people with disabilities from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in WA. EDAC provides individual and systemic advocacy services for people with all types of disability including physical, sensory, intellectual and psychiatric conditions.

320 Rokeby Road
Subiaco WA 6008
Ph: 1800 659 921 or (08) 9388 7455
Email: admin@edac.org.au
Web: www.edac.org.au

Disability First Stop Program

Fishability

Assists people with any disability to experience the joy of fishing by providing shore and jetty based fishing activities, wheelchair accessible vessels, advice on accessible fishing locations and facilities and advocacy for inclusive participation in recreational fishing.

PO Box 200
Woodvale WA 6026
Ph: 0424 417 073
Email: di.cherylbruce@fish.wa.gov.au
Web: www.fishability.org.au

Busselton
Mob: 0413 290 061
Email: info.busselton@fishability.org.au


Home and Community Care

Provides basic support services to some older people, people with a disability and their carers to assist them to continue living independently at home.

PO Box 8172
Perth Business Centre WA 6849
Ph: 1300 785 415 or (08) 9222 4222
Email: haccwa@health.wa.gov.au
Web: www.health.wa.gov.au/hacc/home/

IPad Apps (Autism Association of WA)

Provides information on how to use an ipad effectively, how to support people with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) using technology and tips for selecting a useful app.

215 Stubbs Tce
Shenton Park WA 6008
Locked Bag 2
Subiaco WA 6904
Ph: 1800 636 427 or (08) 9489 8900
Email: autismwa@autism.org.au
Web: autismapps.org.au

ISADD - Intervention Services for Autism & Developmental Delay

Provides a holistic, evidence based service to children, adolescents and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other related disabilities. Advice and support is also provided to families and carers and we regard parents as essential partners in achieving positive change.

50 Angove Street
North Perth WA 6006
PO Box 325
North Perth WA 6906
Ph: (08) 9227 6888
Email: isadd@isadd.org
Web: www.isadd.org

Early Intervention Services available in Bunbury and Collie

FaHCSIA approved provider

Include

Inclusion Through Skills Development

Include is about helping to build inclusion through staff training, service design support, direct consultancy and service evaluation as well as direct assistance to families and individuals.

4 Booligal Street
Lesmurdie WA 6076
Ph: 0407 667 108
Email: bobjackson@include.com.au
Web: www.include.com.au

Inclusion WA

Works to connect individuals living with disabilities to sport, recreation, arts, cultural and civic activities in mainstream settings. Offers a personalised service to people with disabilities, their families and support networks.

Unit 4/61 Walters Drive
Osborne Park WA 6017
PO Box 1279
Innaloo WA 6918
Ph: (08) 9201 8900
Email: info@inclusionwa.org.au
Web: www.inclusionwa.org.au

Independent Living Centre WA

Provides information and advice, assessment, training, funding and hire services that enable Western Australians of all ages and abilities to live more independent and fulfilling lives.

The Niche
Suite A, 11 Aberdare Road
Nedlands WA 6009
Ph: 1300 885 886 or (08) 9381 0600
Email: general@ilc.com.au
Web: www.ilc.com.au

Just for YOUths

Provides a number of great resources and services for young people with a disability and their siblings.

106 Bradford Street
Coolbinia WA 6050
PO Box 61
Mount Lawley 6929
Ph: (08) 9443 0211
Email: info@tccp.com.au
Web: www.tccp.com.au/justforyouths

Kalparrin

Organises a range of respite events for mothers, fathers, couples and other family members to enable them to take a break from their caring responsibilities, re-connect with each other, network with families and carers in similar situations and participate in community living.

Level 4, Hay Street Building (near Hydrotherapy Pool)
Princess Margaret Hospital
Subiaco WA 6008
GPO Box D184
Perth WA 6840
Ph: 1800 066 413 or (08) 9340 8094
Email: kalparrinwa@health.wa.gov.au
Web: www.kalparrin.org.au

Kids' Camps Inc

Provides exciting fun-filled camps for children and young people (aged 5 to 25) with a disability. The child should be able to walk unassisted in order to be able to enjoy the activities and outings.Kids-camps also run High Support Camps for Kids who need 1:1 support or use a wheelchair.

11 Kirke Street
Balcatta WA 6021
Ph: (08) 6241 6690
Email: exec@kidscamps.org.au
Web: www.kidscamps.org.au

Lady Lawley Cottage

Provides support to families with children from babies up to 16 years of age, who have multiple disabilities and or chronic medical disorders which impact on the physical and emotional health and wellbeing of the family as a whole. The services provided include, planned residential or day respite, home-based intensive family support and Autism early intervention support.

Lady Lawley Cottage
8 Gibney Street
Cottlesloe WA 6011
Ph: (08) 9384 2466
Web: www.redcross.org.au/ladylawleycottage

Lifeline WA

Provides services that aim to prevent suicide, support people in crisis and create opportunities for emotional wellbeing. People contact Lifeline's crisis support services about: Suicidal thoughts or attempts, personal crisis, anxiety, depression, loneliness, abuse, trauma, stresses from work, family or society and self help information for friends and family.

Unit 44a, 7 Aberdeen Street
East Perth WA 6004
GPO Box K765
Perth WA 6842

Crisis Support: 13 11 14 (24hrs / 7 days)
Dads@Lifeline: (08) 9261 4451
General Enquiries: (08) 9261 4444

Online chat: www.crisischat.lifelinewa.org.au (Available 6.00pm - 10.00pm daily)
Email: lifeline@lifelinewa.org.au
Web: www.lifelinewa.org.au

Mood Gym

Provides a training program to learn cognitive behaviour therapy skills for preventing and coping with depression.

Web: moodgym.anu.edu.au

Office of the Public Advocate WA

Provides information to help families, friends, carers, health professionals, legal practitioners, primary care givers and accommodation service providers, to meet the needs of adults with decision-making disabilities.

Ph: 1300 858 455
Web: www.publicadvocate.wa.gov.au

People With Disabilities WA

Provides individual and systematic advocacy for the representation of the rights, needs and equity of all Western Australians with physical, intellectual, psychiatric or sensory disabilities.

Oasis Lotteries House
1/37 Hampden Road
Nedlands WA 6009
Ph: 1800 193 331 or (08) 9485 8900
Email: info@pwdwa.org
Web: www.pwdwa.org

Protective Behaviours WA

Provides the Protective Behaviours Program that teaches children, young people and adults a range of skills and strategies to help prevent and reduce child abuse and violence in our communities.

874 Albany Highway
East Victoria Park WA 6101
Ph: 0409 071 068
Web: www.protectivebehaviourswa.org.au

Public Trustee

Provides independent, professional trustee and asset management services to the WA community. These include Will and Enduring Power of Attorney drafting, deceased estate administration, executor support, financial administration and trust management services.

553 Hay Street
PERTH WA 6000
Wills, Deceased Estates & Enduring Power of Attorney
Ph: 1300 746 116
Administration & Represented Persons
Ph: 1300 746 212
Web: www.publictrustee.wa.gov.au

Quad Dreamers

Provides a safe and secure environment for children with intellectual and physical disabilities to learn to ride Quad Motor Bikes.

Email: qrcd@y7mail.com
Web: www.quaddreamers.com.au

Rocky Bay

Provide choice and independence to thousands of people of all ages living with disability in WA. They provide a number of services including, Therapy and Assistive Technology, Leisure and Independence, Home and Community care, Training and Employment.

60 McCabe St
Mosman Park WA 6912
PO Box 53
Mosman Park WA 6012
Ph: (08) 9383 5111
Web: www.rockybay.org.au

Rurallink

Provides easy telephone access to experienced community mental health staff, with a focus on supporting people with mental health issues. It is a confidential service meeting the needs of the community and delivering continuous care and support where needed.

Ph: 1800 552 002
Web: Rurallink Web Page

SECCA

Provides support to people with disabilities, in their efforts to learn about human relationships, sexuality and sexual health across the lifespan; as well as helping them to develop skills that will empower them to make informed choices, while acknowledging their own individual capacity to enhance the quality of their lives.

City West Lotteries House
2 Delhi Street
West Perth WA 6005
Ph: (08) 9420 7226
Email: admin@secca.org.au
Web: www.secca.org.au

SSEND - School of Special Educational Needs: Disability

Provides support for students with disabilities and diverse learning needs through teams of teachers working from the School of Special Educational Needs: Disability, School of Special Educational Needs: Sensory (Vision Education Service and the Western Australian Institute for Deaf Education) and the School of Medical and Mental Health.

Department of Education
Statewide Services Centre
33 Giles Avenue
Padbury WA 6025
Ph: (08) 9402 6100
Email: SSEND.Enquiries@education.wa.edu.au
Website: www.det.wa.edu.au/ssen/detcms/portal

Safe4Kids

Provides distinctive programmes specifically designed as a presentative measure to combat child abuse by providing children with clear messages regarding inappropriate behaviour.

PO Box 367
Armadale WA 6992
Ph: (08) 9497 7685
Mob: 0422 971 189
Web: www.safe4kids.com.au

Statewide Support Services (formerly Schools Plus)


Deals with funding applications for an education assistant (EA) to work in the classroom for children with special needs.

Web: www.det.wa.edu.au/schoolsplus

TOBY Playpad

TOBY Playpad is a unique, therapist-and-parent designed Early Intervention application for children with Autism. TOBY's iPad tasks co-ordinate with off-iPad tasks to help your child learn skills in the real world.

Email: support@tobyplaypad.com
Website: www.tobyplaypad.com

Telethon Kids Institute

Telethon Institute for Child Health Research
Autism & Related Disorders Research

100 Roberts Road
Subiaco WA 6008
PO Box 855
West Perth WA 6872
Ph: (08) 9489 7777
Email: autism@childhealthresearch.org.au
Web: www.autism.telethonkids.org.au

Variety Motor Mouth Camp

Provides a fun, intensive therapy training environment for children, parents, siblings and carers. The Variety Motor Mouth Camp, is a four day, three night program for school aged children who are non verbal and rely on augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) aids to express themselves.

Ph: (08) 9381 0600
Email: kelly.moore@ilc.com.au
Web: www.variety.org.au/WA/How-we-help-/Variety--work/Variety-Motor-Mouth-Camp

Variety Western Australia

Variety WA is a children's charity who aim to improve the lives of children living with disability, disadvantage or illness. They provide practical assistive equiptment, programs and experiences to help children overcome obstacles they may face in every day life.

102 Burswood Road
Burswood WA 6100
PO Box 669
Victoria Park WA 6979
Ph: (08) 9355 3655
Email: varwa@varietywa.org.au
Web: www.variety.org.au/wa

WA Department of Sport and Recreation for People with Disabiliities

Provides support and education to sporting organisations and clubs to make the changes needed to encourage people with disability to experience the same thrills and excitement of other members. The department ensures the organisations can meet the needs of people with disability, their families and carers, so that everyone can participate.

246 Vincent Street
Leederville WA 6907
PO Box 329
Leederville WA 6903
Ph: (09) 9492 9821
Web: www.dsr.wa.gov.au/peoplewithdisability

WA Disabled Sports Association

Through participation in recreation and sport, WADSA enhances the lives of people living with disability in WA, this extends to families, staff, volunteers, support workers and the community.

The Leisurelife Centre
Corner Kent & Gloucester St
East Victoria Park WA 6101
PO Box 1162
East Victoria Park WA 6101
Ph: (08) 9470 1442
Email: reception@wadsa.org.au
Web: www.wadsa.org.au

WA Individualised Services

WAIS is a community of like-minded people working in partnership at all levels with individuals at the centre, to influence and develop innovative individualised, self-directed supports and services.

16 / 162 Colin St
West Perth WA 6005
Ph: (08) 9485 1997
Web: waindividualisedservices.org.au

WA Register of Autism Spectrum Disorders

The Register collects simple demographic and diagnostic information from individuals with Austism Spectrum Disorders. The Register helps to recruit children and families to participate in exciting research projects and events.

Telethon Intitute for Child Health Research
100 Roberts Road
Subiaco WA 6008
PO Box 855
West Perth WA 6872
Ph: (08) 9489 7777
Email: autismreg@ichr.uwa.edu.au
Web: www.autismwa.org.au

Women With Disabilities WA Inc

WWDWA is a non-profit incorporated organisation that is run BY women with disabilities FOR women with disabilities. They provide monthly forums on a wide range of topics of interest to women with disabilities in Perth. They also provide input to government and the community on issues that affect women with disabilities.

Ph: (08) 9244 7463 or (08) 9388 7455
Email: info@wwdwa.org.au
Web: www.wwdwa.org.au

Young Carers WA

Provides young carers up to 25 years of age, who help care and support families where someone has an illness, disability, a mental health issue or who has an alcohol or other drug problem.

182 Lord Street
Perth WA 6000
PO Box 638
Mt Lawley WA 6929
Ph: 1300 227 377
Email: youngcarers@carerswa.asn.au
Web: www.youngcarerswa.asn.au

Your Welcome Access WA

Provides a West Australian access guide for people with disabilities and seniors. People with disabilities, carers and seniors can search to find accessible business and community facilities in WA. Access information will assist people of all ages and abilities, including people who use a wheelchair, have difficulty walking or who are blind or deaf.

146-160 Colin Street
West Perth WA 6005
PO Box 441
West Perth WA 6872
Ph: 1800 998 214 or (08) 9426 9281
Email: yourewelcome@dsc.wa.gov.au
Web: www.accesswa.com.au

Youth Advisory Council of WA (YACWA)

YACWA aims to provide a united, independent and active advocate for the non-government youth sector, focusing on young people's varied needs and acting as a role model for the definition and demonstration of youth participation.

15 Money Street
Perth WA 6000
Ph: (08) 9227 5440
Email: yacwa@yacwa.org.au
Web: www.yacwa.org.au

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