Helping Children with Autism - Autism Advisory Service (Amaze)

  1. About this service

    The Autism Advisory Service is responsible for administering the funding for the Helping Children with Autism (HCWA) package to eligible families. The advisors process HCWA applications based on DSS guidelines and provide assistance in accessing suitable services to use the funding as well as provide a support line.

      • Service name

        Helping Children with Autism - Autism Advisory Service (Amaze)

      • Service address

        24 Drummond Street, Carlton, Victoria, 3053
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      • Additional sites

        , None

      • Phone

        1300 424 499

      • Fax

        03 9639 4955

      • Urgency levels

        Direct Help, Some Help

      • Service area

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

      • Service hours

        Array, Mon to Fri 9am - 5pm

      • Age group

        Maximum age 6 years

      • Additional age criteria

        Families should apply for the Helping Children with Autism (HCWA) funding before the child's 6th birthday and if after that they should contact Amaze and speak directly with an advisor on next steps.

      • Eligibility criteria

        Child must have a diagnosed Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Child must be Australian citizen or permanent residents of Australia

      • Interpreters


      • Service type


      • Costs

        No Costs, No Cost

      • Languages (other than English)


      • Disability access

        Yes, but requires booking in advance

      • Drop in service


      • Outreach

        Available upon special request

    More information for teachers, wellbeing staff and service professionals

      • Participation length

        Funding can be accessed up to the child's 7th birthday or until the allocated funding has been utilised or the NDIS has rolled out in the residential area of the family.

      • Participation type


      • Secondary consult


      • Staff profile


      • Who can refer


      • Referral mode


  2. Helping Children with Autism - Autism Advisory Service (Amaze)