South Australian Links
Speak up. Help Stop Elder Abuse. Call the SA Elder Abuse Prevention Phone Line: 1800 372 310 between the hours of 9am & 3pm Monday to Friday.
Trained staff will provide you wirh free, confidential culturally sensitive advice or vist sahealth.sa.gov.au/stopelderabuse.
Information and links to South Australian businesses, agencies and information.
Direct link to purchase Enduring Power of Attorney and Advance Care Directive Form and Guide.
Advance Care Directives
Direct link to the advance care directives website
South Australian Department of Health
Links, resources and information about health services, education, prevention and care.
The South Australian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (SACAT) handles cases and reviews decisions in a range of specialist areas, replacing the Guardianship Board, the Residential Tenancies Tribunal and the Housing Appeal Panel.
Equal Opportunity Commission of South Australia
Information on laws relating to Equal Opportunity, how it applies to your situation, what you need to know, practical resources, links to additional information.
Legal Services Commission
Providing quality legal assistance to the people of South Australia.
Public Trustee (South Australia)
Products and services relating to wills, Power of Attorney, Enduring Guardianship, Estate Administration, Trusts and more.
Ombudsman of South Australia
Assistance with complaints about the administrative actions of a State government agency, authority or local government council or review about government agencies decisions about Freedom of Information.
The latest information about Alzheimer’s including resources, events, services and support, education and training and where to get further help.
Carers Association of South Australia
Helping to better services, improve carer conditions and to increase the recognition of cares in the community.
Disability Advocacy and Complaints Service of SA Inc (DACSSA)
Facilitates the airing and resolution of disability based grievances in a manner that supports and encourages people with a disability, their carers families and associates through the provision of individual advocacy
Disability Information and Resource Centre
Our mission is to enhance the status of people with a disability and develop community understanding of disability related issues by providing information on all aspects of disability.
Palliative Care Council of South Australia
Information on palliative care services and free online information (which can also be purchased in printed form).
Seniors Information Service
Provides access to free information about the services available to maximise the independence and improve the quality of life of older people.
Health & Community Services Complaints Commissioner
Advance care planning lets people know what is important to you, even if you become too sick to speak for yourself. HCSCC has developed a booklet about advance care planning to help people
AHCSA is the peak body representing Aboriginal health and substance misuse services, and Aboriginal health advisory committees in South Australia at a state and national level.
The Commission is the primary contact for providers and consumers in relation to quality and safety in the aged care sector, including complaints.
The Commission can be contacted by phone on 1800 951 822 or via the website.
Aged Care Facilities - Vacancy list maintained by the Seniors Assocation
Seniors Information Service provides current permanent and respite vacancies in Aged Care Facilities (ACFs) in rural and metropolitan South Australia.
Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement (ALRM) is an independent Aboriginal community controlled organisation governed by an all Aboriginal Board.
The Aged Rights Advocacy Service Inc (ARAS) is a not-for-profit community based organisation, providing advocacy support since 1990.
It is an independent, rights based organisation that aims to promote and protect the rights and wellbeing of older people, through the provision of information, education, support and representation.
The Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) helps people who, through circumstance, may be struggling financially, at risk of harm, or isolated. Being included in our community is a fundamental thing we all need to build a better life. Communities have a huge impact on our daily lives, influencing our access to services and opportunities, our health, safety and wellbeing. Many of us have good support around us, but, sadly, too many of us, don’t.
As an independent alliance of health consumers and health consumer organisations, we work together with our members to achieve our vision of consumers at the heart of health care. A strong and effective voice for the promotion and protection of health consumer wellbeing and rights, HCA promotes health equity and provides systemic advocacy to inform, shape and sustain consumer centred care.
Independent Advocacy SA Inc promotes valued lives for individuals with an intellectual disability through persistent and values based social advocacy. We stand alongside the people we advocate for, challenging the abuses of their vulnerability and safeguarding improvements in their lives.
JusticeNet is an independent not-for-profit organisation that coordinates pro bono (free) legal assistance to low-income and disadvantaged South Australians. We also assist not-for-profit and community organisations. Since the launch of our referral service in June 2009, we have developed a reputation for providing an important ‘safety net’ for members of the community who cannot afford legal advice or representation.
OARS Community Transitions, one of Australia's most innovative non-government Crime Prevention Agency based in Adelaide South Australia. This web site is designed to inform and educate you about OARS Community Transitions, its objectives, policies and services, and about broader criminal justice issues.
Yarrow Place (Sexual Assault Referral Centre)