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Individual Disability Advocacy Service (IDAS)

Updated: Jun 13, 2023

Sussex Street Community Law Service provides a NSDS accredited 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

  • Diseases

  • 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

  • Education

  • Housing

  • Financial matters

  • Employment or training

  • Health

  • Transport

  • Sport or recreation access

  • Neglect or abuse

  • and many others

How to contact IDAS

For initial inquiries 1300 648 655 TTY 9470 2831 Email

To find out more about IDAS, click below.

This service is funded as part of the Australian Network of Disability Advocacy Services, funded by the Department of Social Services.


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