ARAS: Aged Rights Advocacy Service (South Australia)
"For the Rights of Older People"
The Aged Rights Advocacy Service Inc (ARAS) is a not-for-profit community based organisation, providing advocacy support since 1990.
It is an independent, rights based organisation that aims to promote and protect the rights and wellbeing of older people, through the provision of information, education, support and representation.
The Aged Rights Advocacy Service is commonly known as ARAS and offers a free, statewide and confidential advocacy service.
CD's for people who are Vision and/or Print impaired are now available. Click here to view them.
Advocacy for Residents of Retirement Villages A retirement village residents’ advocacy service was launched in late 2014 that aims to provide support to residents with regard to issues which relate to their residency. The advocate aims to:
1) Provide information about rights and entitlements relating to residency of Retirement Villages.
2) Provide advocacy support, assistance or representation when individual resident and/or groups of residents need to: · Contact an administering authority · Contact OFTA · Attend Residential Tenancy Tribunal or South Australian Civil and Administering tribunal.
Upcoming Training & Workshops: (Don't miss out, numbers are limited)
Abuse Prevention 'Train the Trainer' Registration Session: Book now, click here.
Thursday 16 March, 2017: 9.30am - 12.30pm
Responding to Elder Abuse Workshop Registration Session: Book now, click here.
Thursday 16 March, 2017, 2016: 1.00pm - 4.30pm
Information & Education sessions
To see the complete range of Information and Education sessions click here.
Please be aware that this site may contain the names and/or images of deceased Aboriginal people. ARAS acknowledges that to some Aboriginal communities, it is distressing to show images and mention names of people who have died.