Disability support services

Services to support Western Australians living with disability, their families and carers, through various programs, initiatives and strategies.
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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.

Advocacy services for people with disability


Disability Justice Service

For eligible people with intellectual disability, cognitive impairment or autism who are involved with the criminal justice system.

Disability Justice Service


Disability Justice Service Portal

A simple, secure way to request services from the Disability Justice Service online 24/7.

Disability Justice Service Portal


Local Coordination

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.

Local Coordination


National Disability Insurance Scheme

Information about the NDIS and how to apply (external link)

National Disability Insurance Scheme


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.

Neurodevelopmental Disability Assessment Service (NDAS)


Rights of people with disability

Know your rights and how you are protected in difficult situations.

Rights of people with disability

Support services for families and carers

Organisations that provide support for families and carers of individuals living with disability.

Support services for families and carers