Disability support services 

Under the Department of Communities, the Disability Services team partners and collaborates with disability sector organisations, business and government, and other stakeholders to:

  • advance opportunities, community participation and quality of life of people with disability
  • improve participation, inclusion and access for people with disability across the community 
  • communities also partners and collaborates with disability sector organisations, business and government, and other stakeholders to improve participation, inclusion and access for people with disability across the community.
  • a number of projects and services will continue to be delivered in order to facilitate better outcomes for people with disability, their families and carers. The team will be working to continually improve processes for disability service providers and build capacity across the disability sector. These include the disability justice centre, therapy services, Country Resource and Consultancy, and the administration of Disability Access and Inclusion Plans, required by public authorities.

Support Services 

National Disability Insurance Scheme 

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides Australians under 65 who have a permanent and significant disability with the reasonable and necessary supports they need to enjoy an ordinary life. The National Disability Insurance Agent (NDIA) is responsible for the delivery of the NDIS through Local Area Coordination (LAC) and Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) programs. The NDIA partners for the South East Metropolitan Perth Region (Belmont, Canning, Gosnells and Victoria Park) are:

Wanslea Children and Family

Delivers Early Childhood Early Intervention supports for children aged 0-6 with developmental delay or disability and their families/carers

Mission Australia

Delivers Local Area Coordination to people with disability and their families to help with understanding and accessing the NDIS. Local Area Coordinators provide links to information, services and support in the community.


Helps people find employment, improve their health and wellbeing and participate in their community. Their services help people with injury, illness or disability, children and older adults, unemployed people, and those facing hardship or harm.


Australian Human Rights Commission

Government body overseeing the application of federal legislation in the area of human rights, anti-discrimination, social justice and privacy.

Citizen Advocacy Perth

Aims to recognise, promote, and protect, the rights and interests of people with a disability living in the south metropolitan area of Perth. 

People With Disabilities WA

Peak disability consumer organisation representing the rights, needs and equity of all Western Australians with a physical, intellectual, psychiatric or sensory disability via individual and systemic advocacy.

Sussex Street Community Law Service

Free and readily accessible legal service to low-income and disadvantaged people in the community. 

In Home and in Community Assistance 


Providing information, advice, support and training about suitable assistive technology and equipment, funding options, assessment and referral pathways, linking to community services, respite options and culturally appropriate care.

Ability Centre

Support for people with disability and their families through a range of services, supports and community awareness maintaining a specialty in cerebral palsy. 

Wide range of support services to people with disability 
Australian Jobsearch

Provides a range of free services to help people with disability find a job, keep a job or manage their return to work after accident or injury. 

Carers WA

Assists people who provide unpaid care and support to a family member or friend who is frail and elderly, has dementia, a mental or chronic illness, a disability, or complex needs, or receives palliative care contact Carers WA on 1300 227 377.

Carer Gateway

Carer Gateway provides a range of information that can help carers in their role, from practical advice and resources, to help to find support services.  It provides specific information for young, older, working, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and culturally and linguistically diverse carers.

CURA Individual In-Home Care

Has over 30 years of experience in providing an extensive range of in-home services including working with culturally diverse individuals and families. Services include assistance with shopping, transport, medical appointments, cleaning, personal care, meal preparation or just having a chat with someone over a cuppa.


Disability Support Services – Directions provides personalised and individually tailored support to people throughout Perth Metro and Peel region, including therapy, community support, short breaks and groups. Services are enhanced with specialist input from the therapy team, ensuring consistency and continuity across all activities.


Identitywa is one of Western Australia’s leading agencies supporting people with disability and their families. They provide support to children and adults throughout the Perth metropolitan area.


Provides help and workplace solutions for the employment of people with disability.

Multicultural Disability Services Centre of WA

Provides individual culturally appropriate personal support to people with disability.  Includes support in community living, accommodation, alternatives to employment, intense family and after school options.

My Companionship

Founded by three dedicated and experienced nurses, this home care provider is driven by a passion for healthcare and a commitment to enhancing the lives of those in need. 

Right at Home

Provides professional home care services for older adults and people living with disability. Services include domestic assistance, skilled nursing, transportation, gardening and personal care, ensuring you or your loved ones receive the right care, Right at Home.

Senses Australia

Provides disability services in Perth to children, adults and older adults with a range of disabilities and to a person’s family, other health professionals and service providers, and to teachers. 
Therapy Focus

One of the leading disability organisations in Perth, they are dedicated to providing children and adults with the best support and care through a range of services.

UnitingCare West

Wide range of support including with community living, accommodation, advocacy and for families and carers.  

Victoria Park Library

Provide a homebound delivery service to individuals that cannot physically make it into the Library.


Providing direct, individual and group-based services to minimise the effects of vision loss to remain independent.

WA Disabled Sports Association

Provide sports participation programs that change the lives of people in WA living.  

Guide Dogs WA

Training and provision of Guide Dogs to not only enhance mobility, independence and quality of life for people living with blindness or vision impairment, but companionship and inclusion in the community. 

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