An advocate is an independent person who can offer information, support, and advice to help you make decisions, assert your rights, and raise any concerns.
This support can be offered to people accessing health and disability services and their carers families and friends.
Sonder does not provide advocacy services, but should you require one we have listed some below.
People with disability can use Ask Izzy to search for independent Disability Advocacy providers in their area.
For more information, download our Fact Sheet below.
Office of the Public Advocate
The Office of the Public Advocate promotes the rights and interests of people who need assistance with decision-making. They give information, resolve disputes, advocate, investigate, and act as guardian of last resort.
Citizen Advocacy South Australia
Citizen Advocacy South Australia focus on those members of the community who are believed to have intellectual disability, are often neglected, vulnerable and alone, and who need someone to speak up for them and represent their interests.
Disability Advocacy & Complaints Service of SA
Disability Advocacy & Complaints Service of SA provides support, information and advocacy for all people with disability, their families, friends and carers.
Disability Rights Advocacy Service (DRAS)
Disability Rights Advocacy Service safeguards and promotes the rights and interests of people with disability, their families and carers.
Head Office: 411 Henley Beach Rd, Brooklyn Park SA 5032
Riverland Office: 2A Ahern St, Berri SA 5343
Limestone Coast Office: 44 Grey St, Mt Gambier SA 5290
Phone: (08) 8351 9500
Text Message Service: 0488 805 972
Independent Advocacy SA
Independent Advocacy SA provides advocacy for people who have an intellectual disability or are labelled or treated as having an intellectual disability.
Brain Injury SA
Brain Injury SA provides a range of advocacy services for people with ABI plus external Merits Review Support Component; supporting people with review of NDIA decisions.
Disability Advocacy Service – Uniting Communities
Uniting Communities provides a disability advocacy service to support clients to navigate the NDIS, understand their rights and resolve issues.
43 Franklin Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Phone: (08) 8202 5960 Country Callers: 1300 886 220
Carers SA provides unpaid Carers with a range of support services including carer support planning, emergency respite, peer support and coaching, in-person counselling and tailored financial packages.