Disability support services delivered throughout Western Australia include the the following programs, initiatives and strategies that are provided and/or funded by the Department of Communities:
funding from the Department of Communities for independent advocacy organisations and services.
Disability Justice Service
For eligible people with intellectual disability, cognitive impairment or autism who are involved with the criminal justice system.
Disability Justice Service Portal
A simple, secure way to request services from the Disability Justice Service online 24/7.
The State is responsible for providing continuity of support for people under 65 years of age who do not meet the NDIS residency requirements and who were receiving State-funded disability-related supports.
National Disability Insurance Scheme
Information about the NDIS and how to apply (external link)
Neurodevelopmental Disability Assessment Service (NDAS)
Provides diagnostic assessment services for individuals to determine if they have autism spectrum disorder or an intellectual disability. It also determines eligibility for state-funded specialist disability services.
Rights of people with disability
Know your rights and how you are protected in difficult situations.
Support services for families and carers
Organisations that provide support for families and carers of individuals living with disability.