A variety of associations and groups express the Church’s concern for people with physical, intellectual and sensory disabilities. They deal with all the consequences of disabilities, but with special emphasis on the religious and spiritual life of the individuals and families concerned. Every effort is made to introduce people with disabilities to the sacramental and social life of the Church.
Self-help centre run for and by people with disabilities, their families and those who work with people with disabilities. Provides information, counselling, faith development, advocacy, education, training and work experience. Maintains some resources, portable public address system with radio microphones and audio loop system. Accommodation available in Christian community style.
Co-ordinator: Barbara Harris
25 Windsor Street Perth WA 6000
Telephone: +61 08 9328 8113 (voice) or +61 08 9328 9571 (TTY/Voice)
Fax: +61 08 9227 9720
Offers services and support to people who have an intellectual disability and to their families, including pastoral counselling, in-home respite, residential respite care for children/adults with multiple disabilities, residential services and recreation services.
Chief Executive Officer: Marina Re
Assists parishes in offering faith education and advocacy support for people of all ages with intellectual disabilities. Provides training and ongoing formation for parish volunteers (advocates). Liturgies adapted to enhance the participation of people with intellectual disabilities are celebrated in Infant Jesus Church, Morley at 9.30 a.m. on 3rd Sunday of the month (2nd Sunday in December – venue and time to be confirmed. No Mass In January).
Executive Director: Mrs Anabelle May
28 Holdhurst Way, Morley, WA 6062
PO Box 1261, Morley WA 6943
Telephone: +61 08 9275 5388