Individual Disability Advocacy Service (IDAS)
Sussex Street Community Law Service Inc provides advocacy services to people with disabilities, their family members and carers.
It is an independent free and confidential service to people in the regional areas of the Mid West, Goldfields/Esperance and the Great Southern areas of Western Australia.
In partnership with UnitingCare West, Sussex Street provides advocacy services to people living in the Towns of Vincent and Cambridge and the Cities of Stirling, Wanneroo and Joondalup
The IDAS program uses a broad definition of disability which includes:
- Physical Conditions
- Behavioural Conditions
- Psychiatric Conditions
- Mental Illness
- Emotional Conditions
- Medical Conditions
- Neurological Conditions
- and others...
The service provides
- Information on your rights, your options and on available services and resources
- Referral to an agency or service in your area
- One-to-one support to work with you to deal with your problems
- Training to show you how to deal with issues for yourself
This can be in areas such as
- Financial Matters
- Employment or Training
- Sport or Recreation Access
- Neglect or Abuse
- and many others..
Priority will be given to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from non English speaking backgrounds.
How to contact IDAS
For initial inquiries 1300 648 655
TTY 9470 2831
This service is funded as
Part of the Australian Network of Disability Advocacy Services funded by the Australian Government.