Sometimes the path to employment is affected by non-work related issues such as access to resources to help you look for work or to start work.
The following services can assist with issues other than work.
For more information related to your rights and responsibilities, you may like to contact an advocacy organisation for people with disability.
Aids and equipment services enhance independence and improve the quality of life for people with disability.
The National Auslan Interpreter Booking and Payment Service books and pays for accredited Auslan interpreters for members of the Deaf community, doctors and health professionals for specified health or medical appointments. It can also help provide Auslan interpreters for employment purposes.
Day care options or day programs provide support and meaningful day activities for adults with disability.
The Postal Concessions for the Blind Program meets postal charges for Braille and the Moon system for embossed reading. It may also cover the costs of sending audio material to or from eligible individuals or organisations.
Independent living services focus on your ability to function at home and in the community. They include Independent Living Centres, which allow you to trial different independent living products and independent living assessment services.
Information, caption and translation services can assist with access to recreation information and captioned television news, videos and DVDs.
The Print Disability Services Program provides funding to organisations to produce printed material in alternative formats to ensure access for people with print disability.
There are programs available to assist carers of people with disability with information, respite care and support.