DA believes that people with a disability have the same rights (and responsibilities) as people who do not have a disability. DA’s core purpose is to ensure that people with a disability realise these rights in practice by advocating with and for them.
Andrew Dikha is the principal solicitor ofCity Legal Solicitors. City Legal Solicitors practice in the following areas:- Conveyancing- Sale and Purchase of Real property and Businesses - Residential and Commercial Leasing - Personal Injury - Motor Vehicle Accident Claims - Workers Compensation - Criminal law - Relationship law - Commercial Litigation - Wills and Probate - Victims of Crime Compensation
Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC) is part of the Department of Human Services NSW (www.humanservices.nsw.gov.au). We provide support and services to more than 1 million older people, people with disabilities and their carers in NSW. In 2008-09 the Department had a total budget of $2 billion and employed more than 12,000 staff.
Creative Youth Initiatives (CYI) provides young people with creative opportunities, with the aim of building self esteem, improving communication skills and providing positive learning experiences and educational qualifications. The programs are Centrelink approved and often supported by TAFE Outreach. CYI is well equipped for most art and music challenges and encourages students to be involved in community arts and performance. Short courses are also available at CYI such as creative writing, photography, drama and graphic design. Students are provided with access to information about a range of pertinent issues, including substance abuse, sexuality, goal-setting, dealing with feelings, assertiveness, working with others, health and training opportunities. At the same time, students can receive support as they deal with housing issues, Centrelink, mental health, abuse, and drug and alcohol misuse. Referrals can also be made to specialist services.
CAN Mental Health is a not-for-profit organisation championing recovery for mental health consumers. With strong peer input and leadership, CAN provides an insightful approach to the provision of mental health services.
CRC is the lead provider of specialist through-care, post-release, and re-integration programs for people transitioning from prison into the community in NSW. All CRC programs aim to reduce crime and break entrenched cycles of disadvantage, offending and imprisonment.