Strathbogie Shire Council

Tel 24/7: 1800 065 993

Disability links

Arthritis Map

The Arthritis Map of Victoria assists people to prevent or manage chronic musculoskeletal conditions by helping them to locate programs and services.
Arthritis Map Victoria website 

Australian Human Rights Commission

The Australian Human Rights Commission is an independent statutory organisation and report to the federal Parliament through the Attorney-General.
Australian Human Rights Commission website 


If you are facing homelessness, at risk of losing your private rental or need an affordable place to live, BeyondHousing can help.

BeyondHousing is the largest community housing organisation within the Goulburn and Ovens Murray regions of Victoria; providing housing to over 950 people and services to more than 4500 people in our community. BeyondHousing is committed to addressing homelessness, supporting people in housing stress and increasing the supply of affordable housing.

You can phone: 03 5735 2000 or after hours 1800 825 955


 Carer Card

For information about the Victorian Government Carer Card Program
Carer Card website

Communications Service (West Hume)

Based at Gateway Health. Part of a state-wide speech pathology initiative that aims to enhance services for people living with communication difficulties

Phone Karen Oswald on 03 5723 2074  or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Companion Card

Companion Card website


Offers day options, supported employment, residential options and outreach services.
Connect GV website 

 Department of Human Services

Victorian State Disability Plan 2013-2016. The Department of Human Services’ disability plan shows how the Victorian Government will work towards achieving its vision of:

An inclusive Victorian Society that enables people with a disability, their families and carers to fulfil their potential as equal citizens.
Victorian State Disability Plans

Department of Human Services

Hume region Disability Services
Department of Human Services website 

Department of Veterans' Affairs

Department of Veterans Affairs website 

Disability Case Management

Community Interlink, based out of GV Health Shepparton
Phone: 1800 222 582

Disability Case Management

Wangaratta Council; Community Support North East
Wangaratta Council Disability Services 

Disability Services Commissioner

For assistance to resolve a complaint with a disability service or service provider.
Disability Services Commissioner 


DiVine is Victoria’s first online community for people with a disability. DiVine aims to provide a place where people with a disability can share their stories and experiences as well as be informed.
DiVine website 

Disability Employment Services (Dept. of Education, Employment and Workplace Services)

Employment assistance for job seekers with disability.
Disability Employment Services website 

Guide Dogs Victoria

Guide Dogs Victoria website 

Mental Illness Fellowship of Victoria

Mental Illness Fellowship of Victoria website 

Mental Illness Fellowship – Shepparton

Phone: (03) 5822 8600
Address: 79B Wyndham St Shepparton VIC 3630

Metlink - Scooter and Wheelchair Travel Pass

For further information about eligibility and travel pass services.
Metlink website 

Product Safety Australia - Mobility Scooters

Mobility Scooters - Information page includes safety tips to consider.
Product Safety Australia - Mobility Scooters website 

RACV Roadside - Wheelchair and Scooter Assist

The RACV offers a 24 hour emergency service for motorised scooters and wheelchairs.
RACV Roadside - Wheelchair and Scooter Assist 

RIAC – Regional Information & Advocacy Council

Provides Individual Advocacy and Systemic Advocacy services for people with a disability, their families and carers. This is a free service.
RIAC – Regional Information & Advocacy Council website 

Salvation Army Pathways

Support to families and individuals experiencing homelessness, or risk of homelessness and immediate crisis, including people with complex needs.
Salvation Army website 

Scooter Recharge Scheme

Scooter Recharge Scheme website 


Scope is a not-for-profit organisation providing disability services throughout Victoria
SCOPE website 

Shepparton Access

Supports people with a broad range of disabilities, their families and carers, to get involved in the community.
Shepparton Access website 

Support group for carers & parents of children with special needs

Benalla Support group for carers & parents of children with special needs 

Tourism Victoria Disability Contacts

This site contains information on accessible events and places, amenities, public transport, equipment hire and lists contacts and support available for travelling within Victoria
Tourism Victoria Disability Contacts 


Vicroads can help provide information about electric wheelchairs and other motorised mobility devices.
Vicroads website 

Victorian Government Accessible Place Policy

Accessible Place, Accessible State 2020 Recommended Policy Outline for the Victorian Government
Victorian Government Accessible Place Policy 

Victorian Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission

Disability rights
Victorian Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission website 


Provide a range of services and resources for people with hearing impairments
Vicdeaf website 

Vision Australia Shepparton

Vision Australia website 

Yooralla (formerly Central Access Benalla)

Yooralla (formerly Central Access Benalla) support people who live with disability to do everyday things.
Yooralla website

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