North East Citizen Advocacy

What do we do?

North East Citizen Advocacy (NECA) is a community based not-for-profit advocacy program in the North East of Melbourne. The program seeks to uphold the rights and interests of adults with an intellectual disability on a one-to-one basis by addressing instances of discrimination, abuse and neglect.

What do we do?

North East Citizen Advocacy (NECA) is a community based not-for-profit advocacy program in the North East of Melbourne. The program seeks to uphold the rights and interests of adults with an intellectual disability on a one-to-one basis by addressing instances of discrimination, abuse and neglect.

Individual Advocacy

What is Individual Disability Advocacy?

Individual Advocacy is speaking, acting, and/or writing to promote and defend your rights. Individual Advocacy focuses on the specific needs and rights of individuals with an intellectual disability.

How can a Disability Advocate assist you?

  • Accompanying you to meetings
  • Speaking on your behalf
  • Assisting you clarify and achieve goals
  • Helping you take action to get things that you are entitled to, such as services and payments
 Who can access help from the Individual Disability Advocate?
All people with an intellectual disability and carers residing in Banyule, Nillumbik, Whittlesea and Darebin government areas are eligible for Individual Disability Advocacy.