1. Disability



    Services/programs

      Autism

    • Helping Children with Autism (HCWA) package (DSS)

      Provides support for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), their families and...

      Contact: 1800 778 581

      Provided by: Department of Social Services (DSS)

      Referral by: Anyone

    • PlayConnect (Playgroup Victoria)

      Provide play activities suited to the needs of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or...

      Contact: 1800 171 882

      Provided by: Playgroup Victoria

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Disability

    • Extended Families Australia

      Provides support to families with children and young people with a disability. Through the gift...

      Contact: 03 9335 8848

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Helping Children with Autism - Autism Advisory Service (Amaze)

      The Autism Advisory Service is responsible for administering the funding for the Helping Children...

      Contact: 1300 424 499

      Provided by: Amaze

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Early Education Programs (EEP) & Education Services

    • Bayside Early Education Program (EEP)

      Provides an education program for preschool children with a severe disability.

      Contact: 9555 4155

      Provided by: Bayside Special Developmental...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Early Education Programs (EEP) for Hearing Impaired Children

      Provides early childhood intervention services to promote the communication, language, speech and...

      Contact: 9596 6830

      Provided by: Department of Education and...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Kindergarten Inclusion Support Packages (KIS)

      Provides inclusion support to eligible children with disabilities or developmental delay to...

      Contact: 5990 9640

      Provided by: Yooralla

      Referral by: Kindergarten educators only

    • Monash SDS Early Education Program (EEP)

      Provides an early education program for preschool children with special needs.

      Contact: 9239 7400

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Port Phillip Specialist Early Education Program (EEP)

      Provides two programs (an integrated education and specialised) program for preschool children...

      Contact: 9646 0855

      Provided by: Port Phillip Specialist School

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Southern Autistic School Early Education Program (EEP)

      Provides an education program for preschool children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.

      Contact: 9563 8139

      Provided by: Southern Autistic School

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Therapy Services within Catholic Schools (SCOPE)

      Provides therapeutic support to students with physical disabilities within Catholic Education.

      Contact: 9587 8225

      Provided by: SCOPE

      Referral by: Schools only

    • Yarrabah Early Education Program (EEP)

      Provides education programs for preschool children with moderate to severe disabilities.

      Contact: 9580 0384

      Provided by: Yarrabah School

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Hearing

    • Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD)

      Provides assessment of hearing process breakdowns.

      Contact: 9581 0300

      Provided by: Australian Hearing

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Hearing Health in Babies, Children and Young Adults

      Provides hearing assessments and fitting of hearing devices.

      Contact: 9581 0300

      Provided by: Australian Hearing

      Referral by: Anyone but requires a diagnosed hearing loss from an...

    • National Relay Service (NRS)

      Provides a phone and online solution for people who are deaf, hearing or speech impaired to...

      Contact: 1800 555 660

      Provided by: National Relay Service (NRS)

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Other - Intevention & Support

    • Australian Physiotherapy Association

      Provides information about physiotherapy and the support they offer. Also provides a directory...

      Contact: 1300 306 622

      Provided by: Australian Physiotherapy...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Better Start Registration and Information Service (RIS)

      Provides information about Better Start Registration and early intervention service options....

      Contact: 1800 242 636

      Provided by: Carers Victoria

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Continence Support Service (MOIRA)

      Provides continence assessment, individualised management plans and provision of continence...

      Contact: 8552 2222

      Provided by: MOIRA

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Early Childhood Intervention Services (ECIS) Central Intake (DET)

      Provides a range of support for families with children who have a disability or developmental...

      Contact: 1300 720 151

      Provided by: Department of Education and...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Flexible Support Package Programs

      Provides brokerage to support eligible families to meet their goals through targeted short...

      Contact: 5990 9600

      Provided by: Yooralla

      Referral by: Anyone can refer but applications must be signed by...

    • Neuropsychiatric Clinic (The Alfred)

      Provides assessment services for children and young people who in addition to emotional/behaviour...

      Contact: 8552 0555

      Provided by: The Alfred Hospital

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Occupational Therapy Association (OTA)

      Provides information about the role of an OT  and provides a directory to find an OT...

      Contact: 9415 2955

      Provided by: Occupational Therapy Australia

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Personal Care Team (MOIRA)

      Provides case management support, working in partnership with people with a disability and their...

      Contact: 8552 2222

      Provided by: MOIRA

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Speech Pathology Australia (SPA)

      Provides information about speech pathoogy and the support they offer.  Also...

      Contact: 1300 368 835

      Provided by: Speech Pathology Australia (SPA)

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Recreation

    • KIDS Crew (Kids Inclusive Disability Support)

      Provides a holiday program for children of all abilities which is equipped to handle the special...

      Contact: 1300 737 942

      Provided by: Care Choice

      Referral by: Anyone