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

  1. About this service

    Provides a range of support for families with children who have a disability or developmental delay prior to school entry.

      • Service name

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

      • Service address

        165 - 167 Thomas Street Dandenong VIC 3175 PO Box 5 Dandenong VIC 3175
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      • Phone

        1300 720 151

      • Fax

        8765 5784

      • Urgency levels

        Urgent Help, Direct Help

      • Service area

        City of Kingston, City of Glen Eira, City of Port Phillip, City of Stonnington

      • Service hours

        Mon to Fri 9am - 5pm

      • Age group

        Maximum age 6 years

      • Additional age criteria

        Service for children 0 - school entry

      • Eligibility criteria

        Child must have a disability or a developmental delay which is the result of an impairment and causes substantial functional limitations AND who require a coordinated, long term, multidisciplinary service response
        Referrals must go through ECIS central intake and an ECIS agency will be identified. Local agencies include: Elwyn Morey Centre, Inner South Community Health Service (ISCHS), Noahs Ark, Scope, Specialist Children's Services, Yooralla
        Children with a mild or moderate developmental delay are referred to community health services (see general health and development > Therapy - Growth and Development

      • Interpreters

        Yes, but requires booking in advance

      • Service type


      • Costs

        Contact service directly

      • Drop in service

        Yes, but requires booking in advance

      • Outreach

        Yes, local ECIS agencies offer a range of outreach and centre-based services

    More information for teachers, wellbeing staff and service professionals

      • Participation length

        As Required - until the child enters school

      • Participation type


      • Secondary consult


      • Staff profile

        Qualified Staff

      • Who can refer


      • Referral mode

        Referral form can be found on the website

  2. Early Childhood Intervention Services (ECIS) Central Intake (DET)