• Providing a professional, person centred
    advocacy service for people with disability

What is Disability Advocacy?

Advocacy means supporting people with disability to:

  • Have their say
  • Stand up for their rights and choices
  • Be part of their community
  • Be valued and respected
  • Achieve their goals

About Us

Illawarra Advocacy’s mission is to recognise, support and defend the rights, dignity, choice and individuality of people with disability.

Illawarra Advocacy is an independent, local community organisation that is funded by the Federal Dept. of Social Services to provide free independent advocacy to people with disability residing in the Illawarra.

Support in the Areas of :

  • NDIS
  • Abuse and Neglect
  • Exploitation
  • Discrimination
  • Rights infringements
  • Accommodation
  • Health
  • Education
  • Service Providers
  • Guardianship
  • Access
  • Complaints

Our Objectives

  • To promote full e ective participation and inclusion in society
  • To provide a professional, person centred advocacy service for people with disability
  • To uphold the inherent dignity and intrinsic rights of people with disability

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