Peer Support Groups Supported by DDWA

Since 2012 DDWA has been supported the establishment and / or development of over 50 peer support groups.

If you are interested in finding out about support groups in your area please choose either option to access contact details:

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Angelman Syndrome – Metropolitan Families of children and adults with Angelman Syndrome

Save our Sons – Metropolitan (formerly the Duchenne Foundation) People and families of people with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Valued Lives – Hills Area – East Metropolitan People with disabilities and their families who live in the NDIS Trial Site / Hills Area

Valued Lives – Cockburn – South Metropolitan People with disabilities and their families who live in the Cockburn area and surrounds

Valued Lives – Durham Road – Bayswater/Bassendean Families of children and adults with disabilities in the NDIS trial extension area

Wongan Hills Families – Wongan Hills and Wheatbelt Families of children and adults with suport needs who work together to access therapies, share information and support each other.

Merger of Minds – Fremantle People with complex communication needs and their families and supporters

Merger of Minds – Broome People with complex communication needs and their families and supporters

Sibswest – Perth metropolitan and Statewide Siblings of people who have disability supports and/or who live in accommodation services

Foster Families Southwest / Bunbury FASD Families and carers of children and adults with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder – looking at what supports are available and how to access them.

DisAbility Review – Statewide Facebook Group, people with cerebral palsy and other people who want to find out about services and how to self-direct supports

Young Self Managers – WAiS – Metropolitan People with disabilities learning to manager their funds and access supports of their choice.

Microboards Group – WAiS Small networks of people who are dedicated to supporting a person and working together to manage funds and supports.

Host Families – Perth Metropolitan Host families who welcome a person into their home and provide a home and family environment

Joondalup Autism Mums – Perth Northern Suburbs Families of children/adults with autism or other disabilities

WA Deaf Community Group – Perth Metropolitan A group of deaf people who discuss services available; and the NDIS; and options especially regarding interpreting for inclusion

CARD – Caring About Residents with Disabilities Perth Metropolitan Families/carers of people who are in supported accommodation / residential care

Russell Family Foetal Alcohol Disorders Association Support Group WA – Perth Metropolitan Families and Individuals seeking information and hands on help for people affected by Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Muslimability – Perth Metropolitan Families / carers and people with disability who are Muslim

Disability Access for Aboriginal Families Aboriginal people with disabilities and their families/carers/community