1300 885 886 Independent Living Centres Advisory Service

Independent Living Centre

Melbourne

Contact Details:

Telephone: (03) 9362 6111

TTY: (03) 9916 5899 (Yooralla Head Office)

Fax: (03) 9687 1607

Email: ilc@yooralla.com.au

Post: PO Box 1235 Robinson VIC 3019

Yooralla

 

Our services include:

Information Service

The Independent Living Centre is a state-wide service of Yooralla that provides information and advice on assistive technology / equipment to enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities or age related difficulties. It is staffed by Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists.

Our information service can be accessed via:

Telephone: 1300 885 886 (Victoria) or 03 9362 6111 (national)

Email: ilc@yooralla.com.au

Mail: PO Box 1235, Robinson, VIC, 3019

Fax: 03 9687 1607

All enquiries are dealt with by therapists with specialist equipment knowledge.

ILC Mobile Van

ILC Victoria offers a mobile display service showcasing a range of assistive technology devices to help people maintain or improve their independence. Call us to request a visit to a service/event near you.

ILC Skills

Workshops for health professionals, disability workers and students on a range of SWEP (Victorian State Wide Equipment program) endorsed specialist assistive technology topics, e.g. manual handling, powered wheelchairs, home modifications, at both introductory and intermediate levels. Bookings and event calendar are available through our Eventbrite page - http://ilcvictoria.eventbrite.com

Education topics can be customised to your organisation’s needs.

ComTEC:

ComTEC offers services throughout Victoria to people of all ages with a disability who have communication and technology needs. We provide professional advice by occupational therapists and speech pathologists on the functional application of assistive technology, which enables informed decision making about communication, computer and technology options for people with disabilities.

Telephone: 1300 885 886 (Victoria) or 03 9362 6145 (national)

Email: comtec@yooralla.com.au

Mail: PO Box 1235, Robinson, VIC, 3019

Fax: 03 9687 1607

ComTEC Services include:

Information and advice on computer access, hardware and software, communication devices and environmental controls via the telephone, fax and mail enquiry service

Individual client advisory sessions

Short term hire library

Training in the use of recommended equipment or software

Workshops for health professionals, teachers, other service providers and family members in the selection and use of computer and communication equipment.