Advocacy services provide information and support to people with disabilities and their carers.
The Darwin Community Legal Service has free legal support and advice for people in the Top End. Go to the Darwin Community Legal Service website or freecall 1800 812 953.
The Disability Advocacy Service has free support and advice for people in Central Australia. Go to the Disability Advocacy Service website or call (08) 8953 1422.
The National Disability Advocacy Program can help with general access and support. It also helps people with disability with other issues that can arise, including help with the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
For more information go to the Australian Government Department of Social Services website or call the Northern Territory offices of the Department of Social Services on 1300 653 227.
For disability advocacy you can also get support from:
- Integrated disAbility Action
- National Disability Services
- Carers Australia (NT)
- Autism NT
- People with Disability Australia.
For more information about disability services or to find supports contacts near you, contact the Office of Disability.
Last updated: 12 December 2016