PlayConnect (Playgroup Victoria)

  1. About this service

    Provide play activities suited to the needs of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or ASD like symptoms but does not provide early intervention therapy. Siblings and other family members can attend. Families have the opportunity to learn more about the early intervention services funded under the Australian Government's 'Helping Children with Autism' package.  Playgroup Victoria has a list of playconnect services on their website.

      • Service name

        PlayConnect (Playgroup Victoria)

      • Service address

        346 Albert Street Brunswick VIC 3056
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      • Additional sites

        Sites may vary - contact service directly
        To locate a local PlayConnect playgroup, go to the Playgroup Victoria website

      • Phone

        1800 171 882

      • Urgency levels

        Direct Help, Some Help

      • Service area

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

      • Service hours

        Mon to Fri 9am - 3pm
        PlayConnect session times vary - contact service directly

      • Age group

        Maximum age 6 years

      • Additional age criteria

        Child must be 0 - 6 years

      • Eligibility criteria

        Child does not require a diagnosis
        Funding is available for eligible families to access PlayConnect during the first two years of operation

      • Service type


      • Costs

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      • Disability access


    More information for teachers, wellbeing staff and service professionals

      • Participation type


      • Staff profile

        Sessions are initially run by a Development Worker, for between 6-24 months, until they become community, parent-run playgroups.

      • Who can refer