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Guide Dogs Victoria


We can assist people of all ages, providing prompt and professional services right across metropolitan and regional Victoria. Our dedicated team of staff travel to every corner of the state to assist clients in and around their home environments.

What does Guide Dog Victoria offer?

Guide Dogs Victoria is a premium provider of free Orientation & Mobility Services to Victorians of all ages who are blind or vision impaired. The primary aim of our services is to enhance clients’ safety, independence and quality of life at every stage of their life’s journey. These services include:

Guide Dog Mobility

Guide Dogs offers a dynamic form of independent mobility, enabling the handler to walk freely and feel confident knowing their Guide Dog will not only recognise obstacles in their path but guide safely around them.

Adult Orientation & Mobility

Helping adults develop the skills to get out and about and move confidently in challenging environments, utilising mobility aids such as long canes and/or a range of electronic devices.

Children’s Mobility

Individually tailored programs and group camps encourage children and young people from the ages of 5 to 20 to develop age appropriate skills and achieve their full potential.

Acquired Brain Injury Mobility

Optimising the use of remaining vision and other senses for people whose vision loss has been caused by conditions such as a stroke, head injury, brain tumour or postoperative damage.

Occupational Therapy

Providing practical strategies for daily living activities including personal care, work, education and leisure.

Group Programs

We run a variety of fun, informative daily living and skills-focused programs tailored to our clients’ needs. These programs are aimed at increasing independence in mobility and daily living skills, with additional benefits including increasing self-esteem, broadening horizons and providing opportunities to build social networks.

For further information or to make a referral and arrange immediate assistance contact:

Referrals Officer
Guide Dogs Victoria
Private Bag 13 Kew Victoria 3101

Ph: (03) 9854 4467 Fax: (03) 9854 4466
referrals@guidedogsvictoria.com.au 

Guide Dogs Victoria receives minimal government funding and relies on the generosity of the public for financial support.

Address 2-6 Chandler Highway, (Private Bag 13)
Kew VIC 3101
Tel 1800 804 805
Website www.guidedogsvictoria.com.au