The Rights Information and Advocacy Centre Inc (formerly Regional Information and Advocacy Council) (RIAC) is a not for profit organisation operating throughout Geelong, central, northern and north-western Victoria providing information and advocacy support to individuals, families, carers and communities.
RIAC is very pleased to have been selected by DSS to deliver the newly implemented External Merits Review Support Service (EMRSS) to those Victorians who are resident in the Barwon launch site.
In 2014 RIAC is turning 30 years old, having commenced as a small beginning in Shepparton and in that period grown to now include an area equivalent to 65.27% of Victorias land mass and 5 offices.
Supporting Children And Families For All Levels of Disability.
RIAC has implemented a Support Fund for secondary school students and post secondary aged people with a disability to assist with the costs of their study/apprenticeship.
Disability Advocacy Victoria (formerly Victorian Disability Advocacy Network VDAN), has been established as the peak body for independent disability advocacy organisations and groups in Victoria.