Useful Contacts

ACT Disability, Aged and Carer Advocacy Service (ADACAS)

(02) 6242 5060

www.adacas.org.au

ADACAS provides help and support to people with disabilities, the elderly and their carers.

COTA ACT

(02) 6282 3777

www.cotaact.org.au

COTA ACT is the peak organisation for all issues relating to older Canberra citizens, seniors, those of mature age and their families.

 

Domestic Violence Crisis Service

(02) 6280 0900

24 hours/7 days

www.dvcs.org.au

Domestic Violence Crisis Service provides a variety of services from crisis intervention to community education.

Older Persons ACT Legal Service (OPALS) at Legal Aid ACT

(02) 6243 3436

http://legalaidact.org.au/opals

Free legal advice and support services.

 

Older Persons Abuse Prevention Referral Line

(02) 6205 3535

http://www.communityservices.act.gov.au/wac/ageing/elder-abuse

Central service providing information and referral to members of the public, family, friends and service providers in respect of elder abuse.

Public Advocate of the ACT

(02) 6205 2222

www.hrc.act.gov.au/public-advocate

Includes support around administration of Enduring Powers of Attorney to protect the welfare of vulnerable people.

Public Trustee and Guardian ACT

(02) 6207 9800

9am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday

https://www.ptg.act.gov.au/

Provide permanent and secure Trustee, Guardianship and Administration services to the ACT community, including (but not limited to) will-making and acting as attorney under Enduring Power of Attorney.

 

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