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People with Disability Australia (PWDA)

Phone: 02 9370 3100; 1800 422 015; (Disability Housing Info Line) 1800 843 929

Fax: 02 9318 1372

Location: 8, 418A Elizabeth, Surry hills NSW 2010

Mail: PO Box 666, Strawberry Hills NSW 2012

Email:

Web: www.pwd.org.au

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Description: A NSW and national peak disability rights and advocacy organisation. Its primary membership is made up of people with disability and organisations primarily constituted by people with disability. PWDA represents the interests of people with all kinds of disability. PWDA is a non-profit, non-government organisation. PWDA have a pilot project i.e. The Disability Housing Information Line provides information and advice to people living in Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA), their supporters and accommodation providers. People living in SDA in NSW can directly contact the information line or ask their accommodation provider to make a referral. People can also ask about dispute resolution processes, including internal complaints to the SDA provider and external mediation through a Community Justice Centre.

Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Contact: TTY 02 9318 2138, National Relay Service 1800 555 677, Telephone Interpreter Service 131 450 Disability Housing Info Line 1800 843 929

Disability Access: Yes (Level access, including toilets)

Area Served: NSW

Facilities Note: Accessible

Volunteering Note: Volunteers welcome

Keywords: People with a Disability; Peak Bodies; Individual Advocacy; Disability Rights Training; Community Education; Disability Support Volunteers; Aged and Disability Information Services; Group Advocacy

Alternative Names: Disability Housing Information Line

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