Disability Support Services

Council Disability Support Services

Council provides a number of support services for people with a disability. View 'Council Run Disability Services' for more information on home care, personal care, respite care, meals on wheels and more.

Further Disability Support Services:

Access All Abilities Brand Style GuideAccess for All Abilities – First Point of Call Service
Connects people with a disability in Melbourne to sports and recreation opportunities, acting as an ‘opportunity broker’ or ‘front door’ for people needing assistance in finding the right fit for them or simply seeking information on available sports and recreation options

Carer CardCarer Card
The Carer Card recognises the incredible work that carers do for the people in the communities in which they live. The card provides carers with various discounts and benifits offered by businesses, local government and community organisations as well as free travel on public transport on Sundays. 

 

Companion CardCompanion Card
It's for people with a significant disabilities unable to access community activities and venues without attendant care.Cards can be presented at participating outlets where cardholders will not be required to pay admission fee for their carer. All Council operated businesses accept the Companion Card. 

 

Disability Access and Inclusion Committee Disability Access and Inclusion Committee
The Disability Access and Inclusion Committee (DAIC) is a formally constituted Advisory Committee to Council, and work on issues of special interest such as infrastructure, information, transport, and service provision.

 

Frankston Arts CentreFrankston Arts Centre
Frankston Arts Centre works with the community to increase access options for people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds. Many people benefit from the social and emotional aspects that our programs and a visit to the Centre can provide.



Frankston Self Help Support GroupFibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndromes Frankston Self Help Support Group
Visitors are welcome to join online membership to receive email updates on meetings, developments and general information. Register at frankston.fms.cfs@gmail.com

 

Hear Together Mornington PeninsulaHear Together
Hear Together (Mornington Peninsula) is a support group for parents of children of all ages that have a hearing loss or deafness. It is a fun and informative support group that is open to everyone including siblings.

  

Frankston LibrariesLibrary Services
Frankston Library Service provides information and library resources for people with all levels of disability including those with vision and hearing difficulties as well as for viduals with physical and/or speech impairments.

 

MetroAccessMetroAccess
MetroAccess Officers work to assist local communities so that they are more welcoming and inclusive of people with disabilities. MetroAccess offers information and advice about jobs and training, housing, transport, sports and exercise, social activities, and the Frankston DAIC.

 

MikiMyKi Card
MyKi have several travel entitlements available for people with a disability, which you may be eligible for when using Victoria's public transport network.

 

 

Out and About AppOut and About App
Out and About app is designed to assist carers and individuals with disability or mobility issues to better access their community and plan a great day out through information about accessible venues and events across metropolitan Melbourne.

 

Recharge PointsRecharge Scheme
The Recharge Scheme is a partnership between local businesses, community organisations and Frankston City Council which enables community members to recharge their electric wheelchair or scooter battery when required.

 

Scooter and Wheelchair Travel PassScooter and Wheelchair Travel Pass
The Scooter and Wheelchair Travel Pass has been introduced to support independent travel for people who are dependent on scooters and wheelchairs.

  

YouMeUs YouMeUs
YouMeUs has been developed as an easy and effective way to deliver training to staff and volunteers whose organisations are interested in enhancing inclusive practices and culture.

 

Contact Us

Frankston City Council
30 Davey Street
Frankston 3199
P. 1300 322 322
E. info@frankston.vic.gov.au

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