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Alzheimer’s WA is the peak body for dementia and Alzheimer’s support services in Perth and Western Australia.
For over 35 years we have been supporting the local community with information, education, training and much more, to help those with dementia thrive.
If you’ve recently been diagnosed with dementia and require help to learn to cope with living with memory loss or counselling, we can help.
Get in contact with our friendly team today, you can request a callback or contact us via email.
CleftPALS WA is a voluntary support group consisting of parents of children born with a cleft, adults born with a cleft and professionals who care for children born with cleft conditions. Our motto is the 'sharing helps'. We understand the difficulties, heartache and sometimes the shock that comes with having a child with a cleft lip/and or palate and are keen to help you as best we can.
- Charity:Disabilities,Mental Health
Community Vision Inc. provides services for people of all ages including seniors, veterans, children and people with disabilities in Perth's northern suburbs.
- Type:DGR 1 Status
- Charity:Aged Care,Disabilities,Veterans & Defence
About Community Vision
At Community Vision we believe that everyone deserves assistance during times of vulnerability and have created our services to have a positive impact on both our clients and the wider community. It is our role to assist people live their life, their way.
Our vision is to create a stronger and more connected community.
We will be the trusted provider of services.
We are the Organisation that people go to and we are the benchmark in community care.
We improve the lives of people during times of vulnerability by filling the gaps that community no longer fills.
Here at Community Vision we value:
Community Vision’s culture, business and services demonstrate a passion for accountability and excellence in supporting people to live their live, their way.
If you are interested in being part of our amazing volunteer group please send an email to the HR Department - [email protected] or contact us on (08) 9301 8222 to find out what volunteering opportunities may be available.
For the thousands of people with an intellectual disability in Western Australia, sport is a way of celebrating and transforming their lives.
- Charity:Disabilities,Education & Training
In sport, every effort is rewarded with a smile and every journey is more momentous than any victory.
Special Olympics Western Australia (SOWA) provides ongoing sports training and competition for children and adults living with an intellectual disability. Through the network of dedicated volunteers, our programs are offered in 9 sports across Western Australia.
Special Olympics Perth Metro North Region has been established for over 20 years and encompasses the northern corridor of Perth with over 250 members participating in 9 sports. In 2013 under new leadership and direction, the region’s committee will continue overseeing the ongoing sports programs and competition calendar.
“Our measure of excellence is not in breaking records, but in helping each of our athletes to achieve their personal best”
Our vision is for a community celebrating possibilities and achieving dreams, for communities in which all people exercise choice and are full participants.
- Type:DGR 1 Status
- Charity:Disabilities,Employment & Training,Family,Fundraising,Local Community
Cerebral palsy (CP) is a permanent physical condition that affects movement. It can be as mild as just a weakness in one hand, ranging to an almost complete lack of movement.
The Centre for Cerebral Palsy (The Centre) offers a wide range of specialised therapies, innovative technology and equipment options, employment opportunities, social and recreational options and housing and respite options to people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities.
Our focus and commitment is to enable individuals to be independent, make decisions on all aspects of their lives and above all to have as much choice as possible.
We are committed to working with individuals and families towards achieving their goals and dreams and we offer our unique knowledge and experience to assist with this.
We believe that having strong connections with local communities is important to individuals and families and we work hard to facilitate these connections.
Key facts about cerebral palsy:
There is no pre-birth test
It is a permanent condition
It is non-progressive, however can be a changing condition
There is no known cure
Incidence and severity are on the increase
Worldwide more than 15 million people have cerebral palsy
There are 33,000 people with cerebral palsy in Australia
3,500 of these live in Western Australia
In Australia, a child is born with cerebral palsy every 15 hours