Our commitment to diversity

At Ablelink, we believe that it is an integral part of our role to influence and support inclusiveness in all areas of the community. Within our work, we are committed to improve the inclusion, mental health and well being of all of our community through the reduction of stigma, discrimination and social exclusion and the provision of equitable and personable service delivery and supports. We value and respect all individuals regardless of age, gender, culture, ability and personal identity.

 

Acknowledgement of Traditional Owners

We aim to make head office as welcoming as possible to Koori people. We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which we are located, the people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders, past and present, and the Elders from other communities we travel through.

 
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If you are looking for further supports that are specialised in the area of Aboriginal health, community and/or networks, please visit the following sites for information:

Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation

http://www.vaccho.org.au/

Local Aboriginal Networks

https://www.vic.gov.au/aboriginalvictoria/community-engagement/local-aboriginal-networks.html 

 

Supporting the LGBTQI community

We do not discriminate against sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or intersex status. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive support service that welcomes, respects and supports people of all sexual identities. If you wish to access additional supports and/or resources, we are pleased to provide links to the following organisations:

The National LGBTI Health Alliance

The national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people (LGBTI) and other sexuality, gender, and bodily diverse people and communities.  https://lgbtihealth.org.au/

GLHV

Formerly known as ‘Gay and Lesbian Health Victoria’, is a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) health and well-being policy and resource unit. https://www.glhv.org.au

Other resources

LBGTQ Guide to Online Safety

 
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