Disability Rights

Advocacy Service Inc

Safeguarding and promoting the rights and interests of people with a disability, their families and carers.

Phone: 08 8351 9500

Disability Rights Advocacy Service is part of the national network of disability advocacy organisations funded by the Australian Government.

COVID-19.  The safety of our staff and clients is very important to us.  Due to concerns about the Coronavirus/COVID-19, our offices are currently closed to the public.  But we are continuing to provide services by telephone and teleconference.  Call us on 8351 9500 to leave a message and an advocate will call you back.

About our services

Our services are FREE!

ABOUT US

DRAS is a community organisation that is run by our members and our Board, which is made up of people with a disability. We are part of the national network of disability advocacy organisations funded by the Australian Government through the Department of Social Services.

GENERAL ADVOCACY

Our individual advocacy program represents people on a one-to-one basis to resolve their individual concerns. 

 

Our advocates will work with a person who has a disability, their family, guardian and/or significant associate in a way that supports their wishes in resolving issues.

Includes Centrelink benefits and SACAT issues.

General Advocacy

NEWS ON OUR FACEBOOK

Keep up to date with what is happening at DRAS by following our Facebook page.

NDIS APPEALS

Download our NDIS Appeals Fact Sheet.

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is how support is funded for Australians with disability, their families and carers.

ROYAL COMMISSION SUPPORT

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability, or ‘Disability Royal Commission’ was established on 4 April 2019.

The Australian Government funds advocacy support and counselling services for people engaging with or affected by the Disability Royal Commission.

Act and Speak up for Yourself

The Disabled Persons and Families Organisations –

Individual Capacity Building (ICB) project is funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services.

BUILDING INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY