South Australia - Community programs

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Arts and culture for people with disability

Access2Arts – South Australia

Access2Arts provides people with disability to access the arts in South Australia. You can view events with Auslan captions or interpreters and there are funding opportunities for artists with disability. Learn more about Access2Arts in South Australia

Art Gallery of South Australia

The Art Gallery of South Australia has accessible programs where you can engage with art through visual, auditory and tactile or sensory experiences. Learn more on the Art Gallery of South Australia website

State Library South Australia

The State Library of South Australia has accessible collections, services, spaces, and events. Learn more on the State Library South Australia website

Community programs and services for people with disability

Audio Ability

Audio Ability is a project that will mentor, train and assign work placement for people living with disability in community media and creative industries across Australia. Find out more about Audio Ability

Better Health Channel

The Better Health Channel provides information about disability groups and networks. Some you can access across Australia, however some are only available in Victoria. See the list of disability groups and networks on the Better Health Channel website


BrainBank is a free one-on-one peer panel to help people with brain injury navigate life and support others. Find out more about BrainBank

Cultural Connections in Disability

This project develops and delivers culturally sensitive and accessible activities and resources for CALD people with disability, their families and carers. For more information on this program

Down Syndrome Australia

If you have down syndrome you may be able to access facilitated online peer-support networks, webinars, as well as face-to-face programs delivered by Down Syndrome Australia. Find out more about Down Syndrome Australia’s programs

Empowering People with Disabilities

Empowering People with Disabilities (EPD) aims to increase the capacity of CALD people to access services that meet their needs, participate in community life. Find out about Empowering People with Disabilities

Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC)

ILC provides funding to organisations to deliver projects in the community that benefit all Australians with disability, their carers and families.

These projects create connections between people with disability and the communities they live in. Projects aim to build the knowledge, skills and confidence of people with disability, and improve their access to community and mainstream services. Learn more about ILC funding to connect people with their communities

Leap YMCA – South Australia

Leap YMCA has inclusive recreational activities for people with a disability. Learn more about Leap YMCA programs

My Community Directory

The My Community Directory website is a database of community services throughout Australia. You can find community programs by searching for key words and your location. Search for respite and activities in your area

SSPA Mentorship Program

This program supports young short statured people to build resilience and deal with social issues at school, work and in the community. Find out more about the SSPA Mentorship program

The A-List

This is an online platform for young autistic people, their families and carers to find social and group activities with like-minded people with similar interests. Find out more information

Totally Doable

Totally Doable are a series of web-based videos produced by and about culturally and linguistically diverse people living with disability. Find out more about Totally Doable

NDIS supports

Local Area Coordinators (LACs)

If you are aged 7 and above, Local Area Coordinators (LACs) can link you to the NDIS and to mainstream and community supports in your area. You can ask your LAC about the supports available in your community, even if you're not eligible for an NDIS support plan. Find out more about how a Local Area Coordinator may be able to assist you

Support for New Migrants

Leisure in Australia

Information for new migrants about sport and recreation options in Australia. Learn about leisure in Australia for new migrants

Speak My Language

The Speak My Language program involves people with disabilities from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and Indigenous communities, and other guest speakers, sharing stories, advice and resources to support living well with a disability. Interviews will be available in 25 languages and are free to stream. Find out more about the Speak My Language program