Disability support services
Trusted information on disability support services
Assistance dogs are animals trained to help people who are living with physical disabilities to move around and do everyday activities. They are also called service dogs. Read more about assistance dogs.
Occupational therapy can help people with health issues or a disability to find solutions, and help them take part in everyday life. Learn more about what they do.
Guide dogs, also called seeing eye dogs, are animals trained to help people who are blind or visually impaired to travel safely. Find out more by reading our trusted partner pages.
Rett syndrome causes intellectual and physical disability. It’s been described relatively recently, so it’s not known how it progresses to middle age.
Trusted information on residential care services in Australia including the different levels, how to access it, and information on caring for someone else.
Mental health services by state and territory
State and territory governments offer hospital, emergency and community mental health services. Learn what services are available in your region.
Planning access to respite services
Trusted information about planning access to respite services, including dealing with respite care staff and taking regular breaks.
Victoria rural and remote health services
Regional and rural Victoria's health services are important to all in the state. Knowing where they are found will give you confidence when you need support.
Northern Territory rural and remote health services
Northern Territory health services support remote and very remote areas so they are not always readily available. It helps to prepare for when you need help.