General Disability Services
WHAT DOES ADVOCACY MEAN?
Advocacy means ‘standing by’ or ‘speaking out’ for someone’s rights when they are treated unfairly.
Advocacy WA believes that people with a disability have the same rights (and responsibilities) as people who do not have a disability.
We will advocate with and for people with a disability to safeguard (or protect) their capacity to speak out and ensure that their rights are negotiated in practice.
WHAT DOES IT COST?
- It is a FREE service.
WHO CAN GET HELP?
- Anyone with a disability can access this independent service.
- We take referrals from other agencies as well as self-referral
WHERE DOES ASW COVER?
If you live in the South West we can help. We are based out of our main office in Bunbury but we also have outreach offices in Collie, Manjimup, Margaret River and Busselton. We are able to schedule appointments in other South West locations if required.
Quick Facts About The Region
Contact Advocacy WA - Bunbury
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Wheelchair Access Yes
Disabled access This location has disabled access
Referral Required Self Referral
Phone Service Yes
Accessible By Anyone
Access Fee No fee
Age Ranges All ages
Advocacy WA is a free issues based service for people with disability and mental health, therefore eligibility is based on those 2 factors; 1. A person with disability or mental health 2. An issues they require support with
Disability advocacy, Disability Discrimination, Disability information/referral, Human Rights, Mental health advocacy, Mental health information/referral