Information for people with disability and carers
The Disability Gateway has information and services to help people with disability, their family, friends and carers, to find the support they need in Australia.
NDIS information and partner organisations
Peak body organisations
- NDS WA (National Disability Services WA)
- DDWA (Developmental Disability WA)
- WAAMH (Western Australian Association for Mental Health).
Employment for people with disability
Art and recreation groups and organisations
Information for carers and family members
A carer is someone who provides unpaid personal care, support and assistance to family members and/or friends with disability, mental illness, a chronic condition, terminal illness, an alcohol or other drug issues, or who are frail aged.
Carers make a significant difference in the lives of the people they care for, and also make an invaluable social and economic contribution through the support they provide.
Recognising and supporting carers is critical to their wellbeing, and to the wellbeing of the people they care for. The following links are provided to help guide carers to some of the services and supports that may support them in their role: