Disability self help grants program

Disability self help grants are available to assist disability self help groups in financing general expenses, minor works and equipment. 

The Victorian Government is committed to supporting people with disability and their families. The Disability self help grants program recognises the value of people coming together and sharing their experiences.

2021–2023 Disability self help grants program

Applications for 2021–2023 funding round of Disability self help grants program will be open soon.

How can the grant be used?

Grants of up to $10,000 over 2 years are available to support Victorian disability self help groups to:

  • Strengthen the capacity of people with disability to live independently and participate in the community 
  • Support members to make informed decisions about their own lives
  • Encourage a network of community peer support and information exchange for people with disability and their families and carers 
  • Increase opportunities to provide information and education on the experiences of people with disability. 

More information

Groups can contact the Office for Disability on 1300 880 043 or email disabilityshg@dhhs.vic.gov.au.