Deafblind Services


Established over 50 years ago as a provider of supports to the deafblind community, Able Australia are experts in the field of dual sensory loss and impairment.

We can work with you in Melbourne to identify your support requirements and provide the resources you need to reach to your goals. Our team of trained professionals can provide you assistance in a number of areas, both socially and with your individual needs. 

We understand the requirements of those with deafblindness and have programs specifically designed for people with dual sensory loss or impairment. Our team and facilities provide you a safe and comfortable space to meet others, work toward your goals and encourage independence when engaging in the wider community. 

We will:

  • Support you to build confidence participating in social and community activities.
  • Provide recreation activities specifically designed for those with deafblindness for you to be involved in.
  • Assist you in your day-to-day routine and to help fulfil your daily needs, such as shopping, banking and attending appointments.
  • Support you to make informed choices through specialist Support Coordination.
To find out more about Deafblind Services, please call 1300 225369
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Our History.

Able Australia was established to provide support to the deafblind community. Since then, we have built on that support to become a diverse not-for-profit organisation.