Links

Facebook pages

Positive Powerful Parents have 2 Facebook pages

Positive Powerful Parents FacebookParents Rights Network Facebook
Positive Powerful ParentsParents Rights Network

The red Facebook page is for all of PPP’s members and friends

The purple page is called the Parents Rights Network and is for parents only

Here is a link to the red page: www.facebook.com/positivepowerfulparents/

Here is a link to the purple page: www.facebook.com/groups/463975940835149

Self Advocacy contacts

Would you like to join a Self Advocacy Group?

Please see links to organisations that can help you find a group or support your group.

Reinforce

Reinforce Self Advocacy: run for and by people with an intellectual disability

http://reinforce.org.au/

Voices together

An online resource for self advocacy groups

https://www.voicestogether.com.au/

SARU (Self Advocacy Resource Unit)

SARU supports Victorian self advocacy groups that are run by and for people with an intellectual disability

http://www.saru.net.au/

DARU

The Disability Advocacy Resource Unit (DARU) provides resources for disability advocacy in Victoria

http://www.daru.org.au/

DANA

The Disability Advocacy Network Australia (DANA) has a list of all the disability advocacy organisations across the country

http://www.dana.org.au/home/advocacy-groups/


Legal & Advocacy contacts

Do you need legal advice or and advocate?

You may be able to get legal help for free, contact legal aid.

Advocates are for free.

Please see some contacts below

Legal Aid Victoria

Can help you to get legal advice and free legal services

https://www.legalaid.vic.gov.au/

Disability Discrimination Legal Service

http://www.ddls.org.au/

VALID

Victorian Advocacy League for Individuals with Disability

Can help you get an advocate

An advocate can help you speak up and go to meetings with you

http://www.valid.org.au/

Star Victoria

Can help you get an advocate

An advocate can help you speak up and go to meetings with you

https://starvictoria.org.au/

AMIDA

AMIDA (Action for More Independence & Dignity in Accommodation) advocates for good housing for people with disability

https://www.amida.org.au/


Helpful Links for parents

Public Transport Victoria

MYKI register

If you register your MYKI card, child protection can put money on your myki card to help travel to access visits

https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/tickets/myki/register-your-myki/

Public Transport Victoria Travel Access Pass

You might be eligible for free public transport in Victoria

Click link below

https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/tickets/myki/concessions-and-free-travel/access-travel-pass/

Companion Card

You might be entitled to get the companion card

The companion card can get your support worker into activities for free- including public transport

Click link below

http://www.companioncard.org.au/

NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme)

Do you have an NDIS plan?

The NDIS can help you create goals and put in extra supports to help you

Here is a link to the National Disability Insurance Scheme

https://www.ndis.gov.au/

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