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 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
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.
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
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 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.
Fibromyalgia 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 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.
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.
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 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.
Qantas Carer Concession Card
The Qantas Carer Concession Card is issued to people with disability and high level support needs who require the full-time assistance of a carer whilst they are on the aircraft.
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 Pass
The Scooter and Wheelchair Travel Pass has been introduced to support independent travel for people who are dependent on scooters and wheelchairs.
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.
Frankston City Council
30 Davey Street
P. 1300 322 322
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