Self Advocacy Sydney offers a range of services to support people with disability. Read below to see which service is right for your referral.
Individual Advocacy supports people with any type of disability who want help. An advocate will help take action on behalf of a client and work in their best interests. This can be:
- Providing information and advice so the person with disability can advocate for themselves.
- Supporting the person with disability to be heard when having difficulty with a service, business, person or government department.
NDIS Appeals supports people who want to appeal a decision made by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA).
If you have been given a decision that you are unhappy with, NDIS Appeals can support you to put in an appeal. This appeal will help the decision be reviewed again.
Leadership and Peer Support
Leadership and Peer Support (LAPS) is a program that provides two types of FREE support to people with intellectual disability.
- Leadership is for people with intellectual disability from age 18-35. This programs helps people who want to learn how to become leaders.
- Peer Support is for people with intellectual disability. This program is for those who want to be supported and support other people with disability.