Feeling a sense of connection and having new adventures to look forward to is a massive part of overall happiness and wellbeing. Bespoke Lifestyles is passionate about imparting as much information as we can to those looking for new ways to enhance the quality of life. We’ve compiled a list of 6 organisations and groups that can help you to facilitate these journeys and are worth checking out!
Meetup is a platform for both finding and building local communities. Meetup is for everyone, it allows you to meet new people, learn new things, find support, get out of comfort zones and pursue passions – together. Just by searching ‘disability support group’ a plethora of events and groups will come up all over the country.
First Peoples Disability Network Australia (FPDN) is a national human rights organisation consisting of and for Australia’s First Peoples with disabilities, their families and the wider community. They provide amazing initiatives like ‘Cafe our Way’ which is a safe space for Aboriginal people living with a disability to come together as a community, have a chat and share stories. It’s such a great way to build relationships and create opportunities to be better supported to live life to the fullest.
Speaking Up For You (SUFY) is an independent community based non-profit, guided by the principles of social advocacy for people with a disability in the greater Brisbane area. They advocate for people with disabilities who are in unjust situations, or their fundamental needs are not being met such as being vulnerable or isolated.
Able Australia is a national leading provider of disability services and community support, helping adults and seniors to live the life they completely desire. They have been supporting people to reach their full potential for over 50 years across Melbourne, Tasmania, ACT and South East Queensland.
Ask Izzy is an all-encompassing website designed to help those looking for support in a multitude of ways. It can help you find the services you need, in a prompt way. It is completely free and anonymous, so if you find yourself in a position where you need to find housing, meals, healthcare, counselling, legal advice you can search over 360,000 services.
Last but not least, Bespoke Lifestyles is a not-for-profit organisation as well as being a registered NDIS provider. Our number one goal is to enhance the lives of people with a disability to live full and happy lives. Don’t hesitate to reach out to us for support.