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                  DISABILITY SA
                    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Service

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Services are a part of Disability SA (which in turn is part of the Department for Families and Communities).

The ATSI services are committed to ensuring that disability services are delivered in a culturally respectful framework that recognizes, protects and continues to advance the inherent rights, culture and traditions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Broad functions are:

  • To set policy and plan services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability.
  • To provide client services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability.

To help you the ATSI service will:

  • Help you and your family link with disability services
  • Coordinate services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients
  • Support the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities with disability to their families and communities
  • Provide cultural advice to non Aboriginal staff of Disability SA
  • Reconnect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disabilities to their families and communities
  • Advocate for clients and help them talk up
  • Advise disability agencies about improving access to services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Please contact the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Services during business hours on     PH: (08) 8372 1474
Manager
Vicki Hodgson – Brown
103 Fisher Street
Fullarton 5063
       
Email : Vicki.hodgson@dfc.sa.au

Policy Team
Vicki Shaw (Ass/ Project Officer)
PH: (08) 8372 1474

Client Service Team
Sharon Haylen (Team Leader)
PH: (08) 8372 1474

 

Aboriginal Disability Advisors
Christine Wilson
Western Office
PH: (08) 8348 6000

Alison Warrior
Gilles Plains
PH: (08) 83667300

Claudine Buckskin
Southern office
PH: (08) 83847299

Russell Ellis
Salisbury Office
PH: (08) 82825500

Key Worker
Alison Warrior
Gilles Plains
PH: (08) 83667333

Country
Annetta Coleman
Ceduna
PH (08) 86262600

James Taylor
Port Augusta
PH: (08) 86411600