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Transport Services

Angel Flight Angel Flight coordinates free non-emergency flights to help country people trying to deal with the combined issue of bad health, poor finances and daunting distance. All flights are […]

Telephone Support

Beyond Blue Telephone support 24 hours, 7 days a week for depression and anxiety. Also a chat line available from 3pm to 12 am and email support. Ph: 1300 22 […]

Community Education

Neighbourhood Houses and Learning Centres Most Neighbourhood Houses are governed by volunteer committees and run by paid staff. Others managed by local government or other organisations. Services provided vary and […]

Tertiary Education

DHS Futures for Young Adults Futures for Young Adults provides support to students with a disability to make the transition to post-school options. It is available to eligible students from […]

Supports for Primary and Secondary Students

Education Assistance Department of Education and Early Childhood Development Contact your school principal, assistant principal or school welfare coordinator for information about the specific support available to help students take […]

School and Education

For more specific information on supporting students with ME/CFS, refer to the Schools and Higher Education Fact Sheet  Aids and Equipment Text to Audio Software – converting text books into […]

Retreats

A number of members of Emerge Australia have been successful in nominating funding from Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres to go towards participating in a health retreat such as the […]

Respite Services

Respite services provide short-term or emergency support for carers and families of people with ME/CFS. Short-term breaks can be overnight or during the day and can be in-home, in residential […]

Holiday Accommodation

Rye Holiday Flats – Family Care Sisters (Grey Sisters) Two self-contained holiday flats are available in Rye on the Mornington Peninsula for families who would otherwise not be able to […]

Legal Services

AED Legal Centre AED represents people with disability who have issues relating to their disability in the areas of employment, education and training. Services also include training in discrimination and […]