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Health information guides

  • A person consoles someone

    We have info guides about mental health.

    They are easy to read.

    Mental health has information about

    • what is mental health
    • when to get help for your mental health

    Tips to mental health has things you can do for better mental health.

    See all our health guides at www.cid.org.au/health-guide or phone us on 1800 517 199.

Abuse in group homes

  • People together at a home

    Do you know about abuse of people with disability in group homes?

    The Disability Royal Commission wants to know about this.

    They want to know how things can be made better.

    You can tell them what you think.

    Find out more in Easy Read

Peer support information

  • Peer support information on our website

    Are you interested in peer support, mentoring and leadership?

    Watch videos to learn about peer support.

    Read stories from people with disability doing peer support.

    If you want to know more about peer support, email us at info@cid.org.au

    or call us on 1800 424 065.

Thank you for your support!

  • Tara looking strength

    2019 has been a great year at CID.

    We

    • heard stories from people with disability
    • won important campaigns
    • made new easy read info
    • helped other organisations include people with disability

    Thank you for supporting us.

    Read highlights from 2019

Have a happy and safe break

  • CID staff waving

    We are closed from Friday 20 December.

    We open again on Monday 6 January 2020.

    The holiday season can be a hard time for some people.

    If you want talk to somebody you can contact

    • Kids Helpline: 1800 55 1800
    • Parent Line: 1300 130 052
    • LifeLine: 13 11 14
    • Domestic Violence Line: 1800 656 463
    • QLife counselling service for LGBTIQ people: 1800 184 527

    Have a happy and safe holiday.

An accessible New Years Eve

Become an inclusive researcher

  • A group of inclusive researchers

    Go to a free workshop to learn how you can be an inclusive researcher.

    Inclusive research is about people with intellectual disability doing research, not having research done on them.

    When: Thursday 27 February 2020

    Where:  Camperdown, Sydney

    Find out more and register

    If you have questions, please email cds@cds.org.au or call 02 9036 3600.

Got a question?

  • Courtney asnwering the phone

    Our friendly info service team can answer your questions.

    They can help you find the information you need.

    Call us on 1800 424 065.

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