Resources & information

Find A Resource

Over the years we have collected a series of valuable web-links to organisations that offer information, advice and hands-on support.


    Allies Aotearoa offers practical assistance, advice and mentoring for individuals, family and whānau to imagine and create the future you would like to live, secure the resources you need to achieve this and support you to implement your vision.

    Building on more than three decades of work in the disability community, SAMS (Standards and Monitoring Services) and Parent to Parent New Zealand have combined their values, vision, people, connections and strengths to provide carers with resources and opportunities. The organisation runs workshops around NZ. The website holds a resources on a variety of topics. This article provides a strategy to negotiate what you want.

    An Australian organisation with helpful how to guides on advocacy. The initiative aims to contribute to strong, principled leadership amongst people with disability and families to work towards better lives for people with disability. There is also a helpful guide to succession planning. The guide was produced to share the work and thinking of many families who have been proactive in both building and safeguarding a good life for their family members with a disability.

    The Nationwide Health and Disability Advocacy Service offers free, independent, and confidential advice and support to help you resolve issues with health and disability services.

    Watch John Armstrong speaking about how citizen advocacy can help safeguard disabled people’s future good life. John has an internal reputation as a speaker on Social Role Valorisation. He is a member of International SRV Association.