Become a Member
Whether you are interested in finding out more about our community and what we do at Muscular Dystrophy WA, or if
you are connected to someone with muscular dystrophy or a neuromuscular condition, we recommend you become a member of the Association. Membership is complementary and only requires you filling in a membership form on an annual basis.
By joining Muscular Dystrophy WA you will benefit from building a relationship with our staff and the member network of volunteers, service providers, health professionals, interest groups and donors who together make up our wonderful community. Together we aim to strengthen community bonds and raise awareness.
Our mission is very clear – Enrich the lives of those living with muscular dystrophy or a neuromuscular condition. Become a member and be part of achieving this mission.
For those who are connected with someone with muscular dystrophy or a neuromuscular condition, we can keep you connected and informed about what’s happening here in WA, nationally and abroad. We can help you by providing individualised support services or alternatively we can link you with appropriate personalised support services.
Being a member of the Muscular Dystrophy WA Community means you have the services and support beyond medicine to live a life you love.
Here’s a brief list of some of the services and activities available to our members and families:
- home visits
- attendance at clinics
- regional support networks and services
- support for all cultural and linguistic backgrounds
- assistance dealing with government and other organisations
- medical seminars
- special social events
- holiday and respite camps
- common interest groups
- our Quokka newsletter
- a website with up-to-date news, information and links
- a modern central office staffed by friendly and dedicated professionals
Muscular Dystrophy WA remains committed to supporting multidisciplinary research aimed at muscular dystrophy and neuromuscular conditions and through our direct scholarship support programs we continue to invest into research that we hope will lead us closer to a better life for all those with muscular dystrophy.
Whether you have a professional or personal interest, membership of Muscular Dystrophy WA will provide many opportunities to make a real difference to the quality of life of people with muscular dystrophy and other neuromuscular conditions. You may want to contribute your time and skills, you may want to provide financial support or you may just want to keep in touch with the MD community. We very much depend on, and greatly appreciate the contribution and generosity of members like you.
Don’t Hesitate, join Muscular Dystrophy WA NOW and become a member of our wonderful community of hope and support.
If you have any further questions about membership and its benefits please call our office on 08 9380 3400.