Carer Allowance

Permanent residents, including refugee and humanitarian entrants, are eligible for the Carer Allowance if they meet the usual criteria. Centrelink has Multicultural Liaison Officers who can assist with completing forms (multilingual service phone 13 12 02). People who are asylum seekers are not eligible for the Carer Allowance.

Migrant Resource Centre-The Diversity & Disability Program

The Diversity & Disability (DnD) Program is a disability self-advocacy program delivered at our St Albans offices. We provide support to people with disabilities who are from a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background, regardless of their individual or cultural identities.

Inclusion Melbourne

A variety of services on offer such as Support Coordination, Specialist Support Coordination, Direct Support, Education/Training, NDIS understanding and Pre-planning, plus important Community Support options such as the Leisure Buddies and Community Visitation services from Volunteers.

Amaze

Amaze builds autism understanding in the community, influences policy change for autistic people and their families/supporters, and provides independent, credible information and resources to individuals, families, professionals, government and the wider community.

Flexible Support Packages

Flexible Support Packages (FSPs) provide short-term assistance (up to 10 weeks) that act as bridging, immediate support as longer-term inclusion is determined.

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