Local support services for people with disability

Advocacy services

Association of Children with a Disability

Information support and advocacy for families of children with a disability
Phone: 9880 7000
www.acd.org.au
mail@acd.org.au

Northern Asperger’s Network

Reservoir Neighbourhood House
2B Cuthbert Road, Reservoir
Phone: 0430 724 910

Disability Advocacy Resource Unit (DARU)

Phone: 9639 5807
TTY via National Relay Service 133 677

North East Citizens Advocacy Service

56 Gabonia Avenue, Watsonia South 3087
Phone:8407 3684 or 0412 099 597
www.citizenadvocacy.com.au

VALID

Advocacy group for adults with intellectual disabilities and their families
Phone: 9416 4003
NDIS hotline 1800 655 570
 www.valid.org.au

Victorian Network on Recreation and Disability (VICNORD)

Phone: 9489 2999
TTY 9489 1179

Walk with Wheels: advocacy support group

155 Oriel Rd, West Heidelberg 3081
Phone: 9435 7909 or 0419 700 241

Yooralla Advocacy, Personal Development & Community Inclusion

Phone: 9916 5818
TTY 9916 5899

Youth Disability Advocacy Services (YDAS)

Phone: 9267 3755
TTY via National Relay Service 133 677

Early intervention services

Banyule Community Health

Corner Alamein Road and Catalina Street, Heidelberg West
Phone: 9450 2000

3/25-33 Grimshaw Street, Greensborough
Phone: 9433 5111

Kalparrin Early Intervention Program

1 Kalparrin Avenue, Greensborough
Phone: 9435 8311

Noah's Ark Family Resource Centre

1 Altona Street, Heidelberg Heights
Phone: 9458 4133

Specialist Children's Services Northern Early Childhood Intervention Services

679-685 High Street Preston 3072
Phone: 9479 0578

Employment services

CVGT Australia

88 Main Street, Greensborough 3088
Phone: 8401 6170

Churinga Employment Support Services (CHESS): St John of God

108-130 Diamond Creek Road, Greensborough
Phone: 9432 3622

E-Focus

Level 2, 76-80 Turnham Ave Rosanna
Phone: 9450 5700

HiCity (Supported employment for people with disabilities)

98 Oriel Road, Bellfield
Phone: 9497 3555

National Employment and Psychological Services (NEPS)

Floor 1, 52 Mary Street, Preston
Phone: 9479 9744

NorthStar Specialist Employment Services

25 Grimshaw Street, Greensborough
Phone: 9435 7198 or 0401 364 977

Ostara Australia

Suite 2, 47-51 Burgundy Street, Heidelberg
Phone: 9450 1100

Uniting Employment Services & Uniting School Leaver Employment Support

Level 2, 106 Burgundy Street, Heidelberg
Phone: 9459 3034

Accommodation and residential services

Araluen Residential Services

226 Old Eltham Road, Lower Plenty
Phone: 9439 2805

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Accommodation Units

303-311 Greensborough Road, Watsonia
Phone: 9432 0391

North West Accommodation and Respite Services - St John of God Accord

108-130 Diamond Creek Road, Greensborough 3088
Phone: 1300 002 226

IDV. Inc.

88 McNamara Street, Macleod
Phone: 9459 8175

Respite Services

Breakaway Respite Program

Mental Illness Fellowship of Victoria
PO Box 359, Clifton Hill 3068
Phone: 9481 4759

St John of God Accord Community Engagement Services (ACES) Northern

108-130 Diamond Creek Road, Greensborough
Phone: 9435 8366

Prospect Road Respite Care Facility (for children aged 6–18 years)

10 Prospect Road, Rosanna
Phone: 9459 1090 
SCOPE respite booking system: 8840 4411 or 8840 4450

Special schools

Concord School: Main Campus

411 Grimshaw Street, Bundoora
Phone: 9467 3972

Concord School: Junior Campus

Meagher Street, Watsonia
Phone: 9432 7978

Diamond Valley Special Development School

14–24 Brentwick Drive, Greensborough
Phone: 9432 1022

Waratah Special Developmental School

228 Banksia StreetBellfield 3081
Phone: 9474 8700
www.waratahsds.vic.edu.au

School services for deaf or hearing-impaired students

Charles La Trobe Deaf Facility

235 Kingsbury Drive, Macleod West 3085
Phone: 9223 1400

Rosanna Golf Links Primary School – Deaf Facility

18 Interlaken Parade, Rosanna
Phone: 9458 3343

La Trobe University Deaf Support

Phone: 9479 3603
TTY: 9479 2095
E: deaf-support@latrobe.edu.au

Support services for people who are blind or vision impaired

Vision Australia

454 Glenferrie Road Kooyong
Phone: 1300 84 74 66

Support services for people with mental health issues

MIND

20 Main Street Greensborough
Phone: 1300 286 463

NEAMI National Heidelberg

422 Upper Heidelberg Road, Heidelberg
Phone: 8691 5450

NEAMI National Briar Hill

3/18 Sherbourne Road, Briar Hill
Phone: 9432 4935

North East Mental Health Service

77 Hawdon Street, Heidelberg
Phone: 9450 9000

Out Doors Inc

231 Napier Street, Fitzroy
Phone: 9417 2111

Training, education, health, community inclusion & independent living skills

Banyule / Nillumbik Local Learning & Employment Network

24 Louis Street, Greensborough
Phone: 9431 8000

CarersLinks North

Level 2, 110 Chifley Drive, Preston
Phone: 9495 2500

Community Transition Support

Phone: 9384 0226

Extended Families Australia

1-95 Bell Street, Coburg
Phone: 9355 8848

Hope Springs

Rosanna Uniting Church, 21 Arden Crescent, Rosanna
Phone: 9459 8859

IDV. Inc.

88 McNamara Street, Macleod
Phone: 9459 8175

Kangan Tafe Disability Support

Phone: 13 82 33

La Trobe University: Disability Support

La Trobe University, Bundoora
Phone: 9479 2900

Livingstone Community Centre

1 Livingstone Street, Ivanhoe
Phone: 9497 2014

Melbourne Polytechnic Student Disability Support

Phone: 9269 1314

Northern Disability Linkages

Nillumbik Health, 917 Main Road, Eltham
Phone: 9430 9100

North West Regional Communication Service

Nillumbik Health, 917 Main Road, Eltham
Phone: 9430 9178

Olympic Adult Education: Language, Literacy & Numeracy specialists

21 Alamein Rd, Heidelberg West
Phone: 9450 2665

Open House

67-71 Strathallan Rd Macleod
Phone: 9450 7600

People Outdoors

Camps for children, teenagers and adults with disabilities
www.peopleoutdoors.org.au
Corporate One 84 Hotham Street Preston
Phone: 9863 6824

Riding Develops Ability

332 Banyule Road, Viewbank
Contact: RDA Victoria
Phone: 0431 613 768 or 9486 5755

Rosanna Fire Station: Neighbourhood House

232 Lower Plenty Road, Rosanna
Phone: 9458 1935

Scope

Olympic Leisure Centre
15 Alamein Road, West Heidelberg
Phone: 9456 9788

St John of God Accord

108-130 Diamond Creek Road, Greensborough
Phone: 1300 002 226

Watsonia Neighbourhood House

35/47 Lambourn Road, Watsonia
Phone: 9434 6717

Volunteers of Banyule

80 Hawdon Street, Heidelberg
Phone: 9458 3777