About Deafblindness

Directory of Deafblind Services

National Organisations
Auslan Services Interpreters Gallery Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
Skype:
www.auslanservices.com
admin@auslanservices.com
1300 287 526
(03) 9438 1983
Auslan Services
Australian Blindness
Forum
Website:
Email:
www.australianblindnessforum.org.au
Submit queries online
Australian Communication Exchange Ltd Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
SMS:
www.aceinfo.net.au
info@aceinfo.net.au
(07) 3815 7618
(07) 3815 7670
0412 752 880
Australian Deafblind Council Website:
Email:
Tel:
www.deafblind.org.au
info@deafblind.org.au
(03) 9882 8596
Australian Hearing Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
TTY:
www.hearing.com.au
Submit queries online
(02) 9412 6800
(02) 9412 6802
(02) 9413 3362
Better Hearing Australia Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
TTY:
www.betterhearingaustralia.org.au
national@betterhearing.org.au
1300 242 842
(03) 9510 6076
(03) 9510 3499
Blind Citizens Australia Website:
Email:
Toll free:
Tel:
Fax:
TTY:
www.bca.org.au
bca@bca.org.au
1800 033 660
(03) 9654 1400
(03) 9650 3200
(03) 9639 1728
CICADA Australia Inc (Cochlear Implant Club and Advisory Association) Website:
Email:
www.cicada.org.au
Submit queries online
Deaf Australia Inc Website:
Email:
Fax:
www.deafaustralia.org.au
info@deafaustralia.org.au
(03) 8691 1324
Cochlear Awareness Network Website:
Email:
www.c-a-network.com
Submit enquiry online
Deafness Forum Australia Website:
Email:
Tel:
TTY:
www.deafnessforum.org.au
info@deafnessforum.org.au
(02) 6262 7808
(02) 6262 7809
Independent Living Centres, Australia Website:
Email:
Toll free:
Tel:
Fax:
www.ilcaustralia.org
help@ilc.com.au
1300 885 886
(08) 9381 0600
(08) 9381 0611
National Auslan Interpreting Booking & Payment Service Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
TTY:
SMS:
www.nabs.org.au
bookings@nabs.org.au
1800 246 945
1800 246 914
1800 246 948
04276 71261
National Disability Services Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
www.nds.org.au
nds@nds.org.au
(02) 6283 3200
(02) 6281 3488
National Relay Service Website:
Email:
Toll free:
Fax:
TTY:
SMS:
www.relayservice.com.au
helpdesk@relayservice.com.au
1800 555 660
1800 555 690 (freefax)
1800 555 630
0416 001 350
Sign Language Communications (SLC) Website:
Email:
Toll free:
Tel/TTY:
Fax:
www.slcommunications.com.au
bookings@wadeaf.org.au
1300 123 752
(08) 9441 2623/(08) 9441 2655
(08) 9441 2600
Vision 2020 Australia Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
www.vision2020australia.org.au
info@vision2020australia.org.au
(03) 9656 2020
(03) 9656 2040
Vision Initiative Inc Website:
Email:
Tel:
www.visioninitiative.org.au
visioninitiative@vision2020australia.org.au
(03) 9656 2020
State Organisations – Australian Capital Territory
Able Australia Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
TTY:
www.ableaustralia.org.au
info@ableaustralia.org.au
1300 225 369 (03) 9882 9210
(03) 9882 6786
(03) 9882 6786
ACT Interpreter Service (Auslan) Website:
Email:
Tel:
TTY:
www.actdrc.org.au
act.terp@iimetro.com.au
(02) 6287 4391
(02) 6287 4392
ACT Deafness Resource Centre Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
TTY:
www.actdrc.org.au
enquiries@actdrc.org.au
(02) 6287 4393
(02) 6287 4395
(02) 6287 4394
Association of Blind Citizens of NSW Inc Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
www.asnblind-nsw.org.au
admin@asnblind-nsw.org.au
(02) 9744 1516
(02) 9744 1575
Better Hearing Australia, Canberra Group Website:
Email:
Tel:
www.canberra.betterhearingaustralia.org.au
canberra@betterhearing.org.au
(02) 6251 4713
Blind Citizens Australia (ACT Branch) Email:
Tel:
canblind@tpg.com.au
(02) 6254 3910
Canberra Blind Society Inc Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
www.canberrablindsociety.org.au/
canblind@tpg.com.au
(02) 6247 4580
(02) 6247 2927
Canberra Deaf Club Website:
Email:
Fax:
TTY:
SMS:
www.canberradeafclub.org.au
Submit enquiry online
(02) 6287 4395
(02) 6287 4394
0424 995 720
Guide Dogs NSW/ACT Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
www.guidedogs.com.au
chatswood@guidedogs.com.au
(02) 9412 9300
(02) 9412 9388
Seeing Eye Dogs Australia (SEDA) Website:
Email:
Tel:
www.seda.org.au
info@seda.org.au
1300 847 466 (Vision Australia)
Vision Australia Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
TTY:
www.visionaustralia.org
info@visionaustralia.org
1300 847 466
(02) 9747 5993
(02) 9334 3260
State Organisations – New South Wales
Association of Blind Citizens of NSW Inc Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
www.asnblind-nsw.org.au
admin@asnblind-nsw.org.au
(02) 9744 1516
(02) 9744 1575
Better Hearing Australia (Sydney) Inc Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
TTY:
www.betterhearingsydney.org.au
bhasyd@ozemail.com.au
(02) 9744 0167
(02) 9744 7492
(02) 9744 0124
Blind Citizens Australia (NSW Branch) Email:
Tel:
sydney@bca.org.au
04252 78990
Catholic Centre for Deaf and Hearing Impaired People Website:
Tel:
Fax:
TTY:
www.ephpheta.org.au
(02) 9708 1396
(02) 9709 5638
(02) 9708 6904
Deaf Australia (New South Wales) Inc Website:
Email:
Tel:
www.deafau-nsw.org.au
nswad@deafau.org.au
(07) 3357 8266 (Head Office)
DeafBlind Association (NSW) Inc Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
TTY:
www.dbansw.org.au
dba@dbansw.org.au
(02) 9744 0160
(02) 9744 0171
(02) 9744 0160
Deaf Club Sydney Website:
Email:
www.betterhearingaustralia.org.au
Submit enquiry online
Deaf Counselling Services Email:
SMS:
www.deaf.com.au
04144 54055
Deaf Society of NSW Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
TTY:
MSN:
OoVoO:
Skype:
www.deafsocietynsw.org.au
info@deafsociety.com
(02) 8833 3600
(02) 8833 3699
(02) 8833 3691
info@deafsociety.com
deafsocietyofnsw
deafsocietyodnsw
Forsight Australia Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
www.forsightfoundation.org.au
forsight@bigpond.com
(02) 9872 9000
(02) 9872 9111
Guide Dogs NSW/ACT Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
www.guidedogs.com.au
chatswood@guidedogs.com.au
(02) 9412 9300
(02) 9412 9388
Matilda Rose Centre (Deaf with additional needs including deafblindness) Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
www.ridbc.org.au/mrc
maree.rennie@ridbc.org.au
(02) 9369 1423
(02) 9386 5935
Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
www.ridbc.org.au
info@ridbc.org.au
(02) 9871 1233 (TTY/V)
(02) 9871 2196
Seeing Eye Dogs Australia (SEDA) Website:
Email:
Tel:
www.seda.org.au
info@seda.org.au
1300 847 466 (Vision Australia)
SHHH – Self Help for Hard of Hearing People (Australia) Inc Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
www.shhhaust.org
shhh@netspace.net.au
(02) 9144 7586
(02) 9144 3936
Vision Australia Website:
Email:
Tel:
www.visionaustralia.org
info@visionaustralia.org
1300 847 466
State Organisations – Northern Territory
Better Hearing Contact via DeafNT
DeafNT Website: Email:
Tel/Fax:      TTY:
SMS:
MSN:
OoVoO:
www.deafnt.webs.com
deafnt@bigpond.net.au
(08) 8945 2016
(08) 8945 1880
0429 452 016
deafnt@hotmail.com
deafnt
Department of Health and Families, Children’s Development Team Website:
Tel:
TTY:
Speak and listen:
Internet relay:
www.health.nt.gov.au/
(08) 8999 2400
133 677 ask for (08) 8999 24001300 555 727 ask for (08) 8999 2400Connect to NRS ask for (08) 8999 2400
Department of Education and Training, Student Services Website:
Email:
Tel:
www.education.nt.gov.au/
infocentre.det@nt.gov.au
(08) 8999 5659
Guide Dogs SA.NT Website: Toll free: Tel:
Fax:
www.guidedogs.org.au
1800 810 122
(08) 8995 2222
(08) 8995 2223
Carpentaria           Disability
Services
Website:

Tel:

carpentariadisabilityservices.org/
(08) 945 4977
Seeing Eye Dogs
Australia (SEDA)
Website:    Email:
Tel:
www.seda.org.au
info@seda.org.au
1300 847 466 (Vision Australia)
Vision Australia Website:    Email:
Tel:
www.visionaustralia.org
info@visionaustralia.org
1300 847 466
State Organisations – Queensland
Aid for the Blind (Qld) Inc Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
www.aidfortheblind.org
office@aidfortheblind.org
(07) 3846 1258
(07) 3846 2085
Better Hearing Australia Brisbane Inc Website:
Email:
Tel/TTY:
Fax:
www.bhabrisbane.org.au
info@bhabrisbane.org.ua
(07) 3844 5065
(07) 3846 5260
Blind Citizens Australia (QLD Branch) Email:
Tel:
Mobile:
leagers@pacific.net.au
(07) 3821 1736
04197 31774
Deaf Services Queensland Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
TTY:
www.deafservicesqld.org.au
dsq@deafsq.org.au
(07) 3892 8500
(07) 3892 8511
(07) 3892 8501
Education Department Website:
Tel:
www.education.qld.gov.au
(07) 3237 0111
Greenslopes Low Vision Care Centre Website:

Tel:
Fax:

www.greenslopesprivate.com.au/
Services/low-vision.aspx

(07) 3394 7670
(07) 3394 7469
Guide Dogs Queensland Website:
Email:
Tolll free:
Fax:
www.guidedogsqld.com.au
Submit queries online
1800 810 122
(07) 3261 7500
Lions Low Vision Clinics Tel:
Tel:
Tel:
(07) 5441 2311 Sunshine Coast
(07) 4120 6630 Hervey Bay
(07) 4150 2590 Bundaberg
Queensland Association of the Deaf Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
TTY:
www.deafau.org.au
qlddeaf@gmail.com
(07) 3357 8266
(07) 3357 8377
(07) 3357 8277
Queensland Blind Association Inc Website:
Email:
Toll free:
Tel:
Fax:
www.qba.asn.au
qba@qba.asn.au
1800 753 253
(07) 3848 8888
(07) 3848 6989
Queensland Braille Writing Association Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
www.e-bility.com.qbwa
qbwq@bigpond.com
(07) 3848 5257
(07) 3848 8099
Seeing Eye Dogs Australia (SEDA) Website:
Email:
Tel:
www.seda.org.au
info@seda.org.au
1300 847 466 (Vision Australia)
Vision Australia Website:
Email:
Tel:
www.visionaustralia.org
info@visionaustralia.org
1300 847 466
State Organisations – South Australia
Better Hearing Australia (Adelaide) Inc Website:
Email:
Tel:
www.betterhearingaustralia.org.au/
info@bhaadelaide.com
(08) 8261 4189
Blind Citizens Australia (Adelaide Branch) Email:
Tel:
adelaide@bca.org.au
04170 32779
Blind Welfare Association of  SA Inc Website:
Tel:
Fax:
www.blindwelfare.org.au
(08) 8367 6088
(08) 8369 0063
Can:Do 4Kids Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
www.cando4kids.com.au
info@cando4kids.com.au
(08) 8298 0900
(08) 8377 1933
Deaf Australia (South Australia) Email:
Tel:
Fax:
TTY:
saad01au@gmail.com
(08) 8207 8802
(08) 8207 8549
(08) 8207 8806
Deaf Can:Do
(Formerly Royal South Australian Deaf Society)
Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
TTY:
www.deafcando.com.au
info@deafcando.com.au
(08) 8223 3355
(08) 8232 2217
(08) 8223 6350
Disability SA Website:

Tel:
TTY/Voice:
Speak and listen:

www.sa.gov.au/topics/community-support/disability/access-services/services-in-sa
1300 786 117
133 6771300 555 727
Guide Dogs SA.NT Website:
Toll free:
Tel:
Fax:
TTY:
www.guidedogs.org.au
1800 810 122
(08) 8203 8333 S.A.
(08) 8203 8332
(08) 8203 8391
Kilparrin Teaching and Assessment Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
www.kilparrin.sa.edu.au
kilparrin@kilparrin.sa.edu.au
(08) 8277 5999
(08) 8277 5800
Royal Society for the Blind
South Australia
Website:
Tel:
Fax:
www.rsb.org.au
(08) 8417 5599
(08) 8232 4807
Seeing Eye Dogs Australia (SEDA) Website:
Email:
Tel:
www.seda.org.au
info@seda.org.au
1300 847 466 (Vision Australia)
State Organisations – Tasmania
Able Australia Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
TTY:
www.ableaustralia.org.au
info@ableaustralia.org.au
1300 225 369
(03) 9882 9210
(03) 9882 6786
Better Hearing Australia, Tasmania Website:
Email:
Tel:
www.betterhearingaustralia.org.au
betterhearingtas@iinet.net.au
(03) 6243 9420
Department of Education, Deaf and Hearing Impairment Service Website:

Email:
Tel:
Fax:

www.education.tas.gov.au/parents_carers/schools-colleges/Programs-Initiatives/Pages/Students-with-Disabilities.aspx
ServiceCentre@education.tas.gov.au
1800 816 057
(03) 6233 7720
Lions Low Vision Clinic Website:

Email:
Tel:
Fax:

www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/services (search Low Vision Clinic)
llvc@dhhs.tas.gov.au
(03) 6222 8310
(03) 6222 6662
RIDBC Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
www.ridbc.org.au
info@ridbc.org.au
(02) 9871 1233 (TTY/V)
(02) 9871 2196
Royal Guide Dogs for the Blind Association of Tasmania Website:
Tel:
Tel:
www.royalguidedogs.com.au
1800 484 333
(03) 6232 1222
St Giles Website:
Tel:
Fax:
www.stgiles.org.au
(03) 6345 7333
(03) 6345 7373
Seeing Eye Dogs Australia (SEDA) Website:
Email:
Tel:
www.seda.org.au
info@seda.org.au
1300 847 466 (Vision Australia)
TasDeaf
(Tasmanian Deaf Society Inc)
Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
www.tasdeaf.org.au
info@tasdeaf.org.au
(03) 6231 6501
(03) 6234 7049
Vision Australia Website:
Email:
Tel:
www.visionaustralia.org
info@visionaustralia.org
1300 847 466
State Organisations – Victoria
Able Australia Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
TTY:
www.ableaustralia.org.au
info@ableaustralia.org.au
1300 225 369
(03) 9882 9210
(03) 9882 6786
Aurora School Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
TTY:
www.auroraschool.vic.edu.au
auorasch@edumail.vic.gov.au
(03) 8878 9878
(03) 8878 9800
(03) 8878 9897
Better Hearing Australia, Victoria (Head Office) Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
TTY:
www.betterhearingaustralia.org.au
victoria@betterhearing.org.au
1300 242 842 / (03) 9510 1577
(03) 9510 6076
(03) 9510 3499
Blind Citizens Australia (Victoria Branch) Email:
Tel:
Toll free:
Fax:
TTY:
bca@bca.org.au
(03) 9654 1400
1800 033  660
(03) 9650 3200
(03) 9639 1728
Centre for Vision Independence Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
www.yellowpages.com.au/Centre-For-Vision-Independence
info@cvi.org.au
(03) 9639 4401
(03) 9639 6224
Seeing Eye Dogs Australia (SEDA) Website:
Email:
Tel:
Toll:free
Fax:
www.seda.org.au
info@seda.org.au
(03) 9381 6400
1300 847 466 (Vision Australia)
(03) 9381 6464
VicDeaf Website:
Email:
Tel:
Toll free:
Fax:
Toll free:
TTY:
www.vicdeaf.com.au
info@vicdeaf.com.au
(03) 9473 1111
1300 780 225 (country callers)
(03) 9473 1122
1300 780 235 (TTY)
(03) 9473 1199
Deaf Victoria Website:
Email:
Tel/TTY:
Fax:
SMS:
www.deafvictoria.org.au/
info@vcof.com.au
(03) 9521 2466
(03) 9525 2595
04314 76721
State Organisations – Western Australia
Association for the Blind of WA/Guide Dogs WA Website:
Email:
Tel:
Toll free:
Fax:
www.guidedogswa.com.au
info@guidedogswa.com.au
(08) 9311 8202
1800 658 388
(08) 9361 8696
Better Hearing Australia (WA) Inc Website:
Email:
Tel/
TTY:
Fax:
www.betterhearingaustralia.org.au national@betterhearing.org.au
1300 242 842
(03) 9510 3499
(03) 9510 6076
Blind Citizens Australia (WA Branch) Website:
Email:
Tel:
www.bca.org.au
bcwa@q-net.net.au
(08) 9355 5113
Deaf Australia (Western Australia) Inc Email:
Tel:
Fax:
waad6915@hotmail.com
(08) 9441 2655
(08) 9444 3592
Deafness Council Western Australia Inc Website:
Email:
Tel:
www.deafnesscouncilwa.org.au
contact@deafnesscouncilwa.org.au
04885 88863
Seeing Eye Dogs Australia (SEDA) Website:
Email:
Toll free:
www.seda.org.au
info@seda.org.au
1300 847 466 (Vision Australia)
Senses Australia Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
TTY:
www.senses.org.au
admin@senses.org.au
(08) 9473 5400
(08) 9473 5499
(08) 9473 5488
SODA (Social Support of Deaf Adults) Website:
Email:
www.betterhearingwa.org.au
wembleysoda@hotmail.com
Vital Interpreting Personnel Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
www.vitalinfo.com.au
auslan@vitalinfo.com.au
(08) 9499 4671
(08) 9414 5822
WA Deaf Society Website:
Email:
Tel:
TTY:
Fax:
www.wadeaf.org.au
info@wadeaf.org.au
(08) 9441 2677
(08) 9441 2655
(08) 9441 2616
WA Institute of Deaf Education, Deafblind Education Team Website:
Tel:
TTY:
Fax:
SMS:
www.det.wa.edu.au
(08) 9286 7000
(08) 9384 6106
(08) 9383 4404
04203 04293
International Organisations
Deafblind International DbI Secretariat
Website:
Tel:
Fax:
TTY:
Contact:
http://www.deafblindinternational.org
+61 8 9473 5400
+61 8 94735499
+64 8 94735488
Perkins International Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
http://www.perkins.org
info@perkins.org
617-924-3434
617-926-2027
Sense International Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
http://www.sensesinternational.org.uk
info@senseinternational.org
+44 (0) 20 7520 0980
+44 (0) 20 7520 0958
The World Federation of the Deafblind Website:
Email:
Tel:
Fax:
Mob:
http://www.wfdb.org
geir.jensen@fndb.no
+47 22 93 33 50
+47 22 93 33 51
+47 95 46 02 01