Activ is a WA community benefit organisation and provides services and support to people with disabilities. Activ's services are provided across the Perth metropolitan area, as well as in regional towns including Albany, Bunbury, Busselton, Esperance, Geraldton, Kalgoorlie, Kellerberrin, Manjimup and Narrogin. It was formed in 1951 by a group of parents who wanted to give their intellectually disabled children a better life. Until then, children with intellectual disability were institutionalised alongside men and women with mental illness. he organisation was originally called the Slow Learning Children's Group.