Support and Advocacy

WA's Individualised Services
Is a member based organisation working in partnership with people, families, service providers and government to promote and advance individualised, self-directed supports and services.

Carers WA Website
Carers WA is the peak body that represents the needs and interests of carers in Western Australia. We work to achieve an improved quality of life for family carers in our state.

 

Employment

JobAccess - Website
JobAccess is the national hub for workplace and employment information for people with disability, employers and service providers. Created by the Australian Government, it brings together the information and resources that can ‘drive disability employment’.

Atwork Australia - Disability Employment Services
At work Australia will work together to meet your goals with a truly individual approach, putting your needs front and centre. We are your Job Coach, your advocate and your partner as you find the right job for you.

tickettowork Website
Ticket to Work is an initiative of National Disability Services (NDS) that works to improve employment opportunities and outcomes for young people with disability. The initiative grew out of research that showed participation in work and career experience during secondary school are key indicators of post-school success for young people with disability.

 

Events and Activities

Experience Perth Website - What's on in Perth
Lists events and activities happening around Perth.

Find Kids Activities in Australia
A search engine to find fun kids activities near you.

Meet up - Perth
Meetup is a platform for finding and building local communities. People use Meetup to meet new people, learn new things, get out of their comfort zones, and pursue their passions, together.

Weekendnotes -Perth
Is a platform to help you find fun and interesting things to do in Perth

 

Social Support

Befriend
Befriend are a social enterprise who work to create more connected communities where everyone belongs. They host a range of different activities and events across the year.

 

Support for Seniors

My Aged Care Website
My Aged Care is the starting point to access Australian Government-funded aged care services. The phone line and website can help older Australians, their families and carers to get the help and support they need.

Seniors Information Service
The Seniors Information Service is a telephone service operated by the WA Seniors Card Centre. The service provides general information and referral for older people in relation to accommodation options, education, finance, business, health and wellbeing. It operates from 8.30am to 4.30pm on weekdays. Callers can also seek advice about the WA Seniors Card.

Transperth Seniors Smart Rider
Information about Transperth’s Smart Rider for seniors which enables free travel between specified times and is free of charge.

Pets of Older Persons (POOPS)
POOPS volunteers can assist people with temporary health problems or incapacity to walk their dog. The volunteer can come to the person’s home and, once trust has been established, walk your dog. POOPS clients are usually 65+ and have no friends or relatives who are able or willing to help them look after their pets in times of need.

Seniors Clubs Perth - Senior City
Senior Clubs are all over Perth and are a great way to meet new friends in your local community. We've listed all the Senior Clubs in Perth for you including an interactive map, address and contact details if you decide to join


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