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Disability Advocacy NSW

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About

We provide free individual advocacy support services in Blue Mountains, Hawkesbury, Lithgow and Penrith LGAs. Our service can help you sort out a range of issues if you are being treated unfairly.

An advocate can support you with your issue.

You may want some information and resources to help you self advocate.

We work with clients with a disability or mental health concern on a range of issues including:

  • Government services like Centrelink and the NDIS
  • Disability services 
  • Workplaces 
  • Schools, universities, and TAFEs
  • Accommodation
  • Transport and access
  • Legal, healthcare and money issues.

Available to
  • Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders
  • Carers
  • Children (<12)
  • Ex-prisoners
  • LGBTIQA+
  • Men
  • Multicultural community
  • NDIS participants
  • Older persons
  • People living with a disability
  • Rural/farming community
  • Women
  • Young people (12+)
Contact
Wend MacTaggart
For GP use: IAR Level of Care
  • Self-Management
  • Low intensity
Areas serviced
  • Blue Mountains
  • Hawkesbury
  • Lithgow
  • Penrith
Is there a cost?
No
Is a Referral needed?
No
Do I need to book?
No
More information
Opening hours
Monday-Friday 9.30am-4.30pm

Location
42 Great Western Highway, Valley Heights, NSW 2777

Services provided
  • In person
  • Over the phone
  • Online

In home service
  • Contact service for information