Managing life with disability requires a network of reliable information and support.

We have put together a list of helpful resources within the ACT, Australia, and across the world. We hope this information will help to support and educate people with and without disabilities, to promote community inclusion and cohesiveness.

Please note: Community Connections provides this list for information purposes only, not as an endorsement or promotion.

Government services – ACT

Human Rights

Government services – Australia

Department of Social
Department of
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Community services and support

ACT Community
National Disability Service (NDS)
Advocacy for
Legal Aid
Community Resource Unit (CRU)
My Choice My Support (MCMS)

Home and Homesharing

Homes West
Mamre Association

Other services and support

Social Role
Every Australian

More information

Find out more in our publications or contact us.

About the NDIS

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides all Australians under the age of 65 who have a permanent and significant disability with:

  • the reasonable and necessary supports they need to enjoy an ordinary life
  • information and referrals to support services in the community
  • individualised plans

There are some complexities involved in managing the services, funding and providers as part of your NDIS plan. That’s where registered NDIS providers such as Community Connections can help.


The NDIS funds supports and services that are considered reasonable and necessary. Funding may cover supports and services for your:

  • education
  • employment
  • social participation
  • independence
  • living arrangements
  • health and wellbeing


There are eligibility criteria to be able to access the NDIS.

NDIS plans

If you are eligible for the NDIS, the process for getting a NDIS plan is:

More information

Find out more about the NDIS or contact us.