Information in Other Languages
For further information regarding other disability services http://www.sa.gov.au/topics/community-support/disability/access-services
NDIS - National Disability Insurance Scheme
Phone: 1800 800 110
DHS - Disability Services
Phone: 1300 786 117 (9:00 am to 5:00 pm)
Emergency after-hours service 08 8372 1414
People with Disability
SA Health - Office for the Ageing - Department for Health and Ageing
SA Equal Opportunity Act (1984)
See 'Disability Services and Care Organisations in SA' in the Yellow Pages.
Equal Opportunity Commission
For further information regarding Disability Discrimination and Your Rights
Disability Discrimination is unlawful under state and federal laws. If you feel that you have been discriminated against, you may be able to get further information and advice from the following resources:
Equal Opportunity Commission SA
Phone: 82071 977
Country: 1800 188 163
TTY: 8207 1911
Legal Services Commission
Free Legal Advice Help Line
1300 366 424 (local call cost within SA)
Office of the Public Advocate
Ph: 8342 8200
Country SA Toll Free: 1800 066 969
Provides information and education to create a better understanding of EO laws
Available for preliminary information, advice and referrals.
If the problem is too complex or lengthy, the client will be offered an appointment or referral to other sources of assistance.
The information supplied to the Companion Card SA program will be recorded and stored in a database and used solely for the purposes of administering the Companion Card program and, where consent is given, for evaluation purposes. The information collected can be accessed via a Freedom of Information Request.
You will not be sent any material that is not directly related to the Companion Card program. The information will not be shared, used or disclosed to anyone who is not involved in the administration, implementation or evaluation of the program.
The information supplied will be handled in accordance with the privacy principles contained in the South Australia Government Information Privacy Principles