The A.C.T. Disability, Aged and Carer Advocacy Service (ADACAS), is an independent, not-for-profit, advocacy organisation helping people with disabilities, older people and their carers. ADACAS provides free independent advocacy in the ACT. During 2016 we are celebrating 25 years of providing advocacy and information to our clients.
Adacas provides help and support to people with disabilities, the elderly and their carers.
Advocacy is about helping a person to be heard in the decisions that affect their life. Advocacy aims to increase a person’s control over goods, services and quality of life
Find out where we are or send an enquiry online so one of our staff can contact you directly.
The ACT government is considering establishing an Office of the Senior Practitioner to manage the use and reduction of use of restrictive practices in the ACT. The ACT government wants to hear the views of the ACT community by inviting you to have your say.
The ACT Disability, Aged and Carer Advocacy Service (ADACAS) with the Council on the Ageing (COTA) are running information sessions on Elder Abuse Awareness.
An article written by Emma Kelly and Rachel Packham for allhomes.com.au, demonstrates the difficulty faced by people with a disability to find accessible rental housing in the ACT.