An advocate can help when you:
- want to change things in your life.
- need help to talk to someone about your service.
- are not being heard.
- provide information about your human rights and identify instances of discrimination.
- help you to uphold your rights by speaking with and writing to people and organisations to raise awareness of problems and seek solutions.
- help you to negotiate complaints processes or legal action to enforce your human rights.
- write submissions and lobby government to make changes that promote and protect your rights.
- campaign for social change by speaking to the media to raise awareness in situations where you are treated unfairly.
Our local advocate is: Regional Disability Advocacy Service (RDAS)
RDAS is a local not-for-profit organisation that provides free and independent advocacy and information. RDAS can assist you to find a service of your choice that meets your needs.
You can ask for help:
- Call: 02 6056 2420
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Visit: 132 Melbourne Road, Wodonga 3690 Victoria
- Write: P.O Box 982, Wodonga, 3690 Victoria
More information can be found on the RDAS website.