Independent Family Advocacy and Support (IFAS)
IFAS is a Formal delivery of legal documents to a person to tell them there are court proceedings against them which they must defend, or to make sure a witness in a case knows when they have to go to court to give evidence. that provides non-legal advocacy and support to parents and primary carers who are involved in the child protection system at the early stages.
Positive Powerful Parents Victoria
Positive Powerful Parents is a self-advocacy group run by and for parents with an intellectual disability.
Reinforce Self Advocacy
Tel: 9650 7855
Reinforce is a self-advocacy organisation for people with an intellectual disability.
Legally binding or effective.
Tel: 9416 4003
VALID advocates for people with disability in Victoria.
Contracts and consumer issues
Under the Australian Consumer Law, a person who buys goods or services for less than $40 000 or for personal or home use. Action Law Centre
Tel (legal advice line): 1800 466 477 (Monday to Friday, 10 am to 1pm)
Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV)
Tel: 1300 558 181
Guardianship and administration
Office of the Public Advocate
Tel: 1300 309 337