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
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
For information about the Victorian Government Carer Card Program
Carer Card website
Based at Gateway Health. Part of a state-wide speech pathology initiative that aims to enhance services for people living with communication difficulties
Offers day options, supported employment, residential options and outreach services.
Connect GV website
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
Hume region Disability Services
Department of Human Services website
Community Interlink, based out of GV Health Shepparton
Phone: 1800 222 582
Wangaratta Council; Community Support North East
Wangaratta Council Disability Services
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.
Employment assistance for job seekers with disability.
Disability Employment Services website
Phone: (03) 5822 8600
Address: 79B Wyndham St Shepparton VIC 3630
For further information about eligibility and travel pass services.
Mobility Scooters - Information page includes safety tips to consider.
Product Safety Australia - Mobility Scooters website
The RACV offers a 24 hour emergency service for motorised scooters and wheelchairs.
RACV Roadside - Wheelchair and Scooter Assist
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
Delivers housing support through two key program areas: Social Housing Advocacy and Support; Indigenous Tenants at Risk.
Rural Housing Network website
Support to families and individuals experiencing homelessness, or risk of homelessness and immediate crisis, including people with complex needs.
Salvation Army website
Scope is a not-for-profit organisation providing disability services throughout Victoria
Supports people with a broad range of disabilities, their families and carers, to get involved in the community.
Shepparton Access website
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.
Accessible Place, Accessible State 2020 Recommended Policy Outline for the Victorian Government
Victorian Government Accessible Place Policy
Victorian Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission website
Provide a range of services and resources for people with hearing impairments
Yooralla (formerly Central Access Benalla) support people who live with disability to do everyday things.