Independent Living Centre
Providing you with information and training about assistive technology (aids and equipment).
The Independent Living Centre (ILC) supports people with disability and seniors, their families and carers to access information about assistive technology (aids and equipment).
Our team can help you to enhance your functional independence at home, at work, and in your local community, further empowering you to live the life you choose.
We provide a free phone and email enquiry service which is staffed by experienced occupational therapists and physiotherapists Assistive technology can include equipment to enhance and support your independence, including (but not limited to):
- day-to-day equipment in the home
- safety alarms
- mobility equipment such as walkers and wheelchairs
- modifications to your environment.
Yooralla's team of trained therapists are available to provide you with information and advice, to ensure you make informed choices about the technology best suited to you.
The ILC does not sell equipment, but provides retailer details through the national ILC database.
Professional Development Courses
Yooralla’s Independent Living Centre offers a range of SWEP endorsed workshops on assistive technology. The sessions are ideal for occupational therapists and physiotherapists whether you are a new graduate, student or experienced therapist.
For current events and bookings please visit our Eventbrite page
Please contact us to discuss how we can tailor our training sessions to suit your needs.
To find out more, please contact us.
Phone: 1300 885 886 (VIC only)
Or: 03 9362 6111 (National)
TTY: 03 9687 0301
To speak to us in a language other than English please call us via the Telephone Interpreter Service on 13 14 50.
If you have a hearing or speech impairment, please contact us through the National Relay Service.
For information on Independent Living Centres outside Victoria, please visit the Independent Living Centres Australia website.