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The Victorian Government is committed to keeping Victorians informed about the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) and is providing translated information in up to 48 languages.
For more languages please visit: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/translated-resources-coronavirus-disease-covid-19
Disability Gateway – COVID-19
People with disability can contact the Disability Gateway to get free, fact-checked and private information and advice about COVID-19. They can also be referred to other support services if needed, including counselling and advocacy. The Disability Gateway can help families, carers and support workers, too.
To use the Disability Gateway, go to Disability Gateway or call 1800 643 787. The Disability Gateway phone line is available Monday to Friday, 8am to 8pm AEDT.
If you need information in a language other than English, call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450 and ask to be connected to the Disability Gateway.
If you are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment, call the National Relay Service on 1800 555 677 and ask to be connected to the Disability Gateway.
For more information, visit https://www.disabilitygateway.gov.au
Trauma-informed counselling is also available
Trauma-informed counselling is available to help people with disability who have experienced violence, abuse, neglect or exploitation.
The National Counselling and Referral Service, which was established to support the Disability Royal Commission, will continue to offer emotional support to people with disability, their families and carers.Call the National Counselling and Referral Service on 1800 421 468 or 02 6146 1468 (9am to 6pm weekdays and 9am to 5pm weekends).
For more information, visit dss.gov.au/disability-royal-commission-support