1. Disability



    Services/programs

      Autism

    • Autism Amaze Information Service

      Provides information about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and referral to other services and...

      Contact: 1300 308 699

      Provided by: Amaze Victoria - Victorian Peak...

    • Autistic Services and SASI Training (SASI)

      Provides services for adults for respite, recreation, day services, children’s respite...

      Contact: 9773 6044

      Provided by: Statewide Autistic Services Inc (SASI)

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Early Days Workshops (Amaze)

      Provides a range of  workshops  for parents and carers of young children who have a...

      Contact: 1300 308 699

      Provided by: Amaze Victoria - Victorian Peak...

    • Therapy Connect - online resource (Amaze)

      Provides an online resource to help  families and carers understand therapy for children...

      Provided by: Amaze Victoria - Victorian Peak...

    • Carer & Respite Support

    • CareLine 24 hour Respite Support (Peninsula Health)

      Provides  urgent respite information and support 24/7 via the CareLine Hotline.

      Contact: 1800 052 222

      Provided by: Peninsula Health Community Health...

    • Carer and Respite Services (Lifestyle Centred Services)

      Provides specialised disability support which is flexible, personalised, self-directed support...

      Contact: 9483 4755

      Provided by: Lifestyle Centred Services

    • Family and Carer Support (Mind Connect)

      Provides a range of counselling and peer support, short term in-home respite, recreation days...

      Contact: 1300 286 463 (intake)

      Provided by: MIND Australia

    • Flexible Respite Services (OzChild)

      Provides flexible respite for young people with a disability.

      Contact: 5975 7644

      Provided by: OzChild

    • Southern Region Respite Centre (Alfred Health Carer Services)

      Provides a local  point of contact for carers and the community who need information,...

      Contact: 8781 3400

      Provided by: Alfred Health Carer Services

    • Young Carer Program (Alfred Health Carer Services)

      Provides 1 on 1 emotional support from a carer support worker and school holiday respite...

      Contact: 1800 052 222

      Provided by: Alfred Health Carer Services

    • Disability

    • Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS)

      Provides an advocacy service open to any young person with a disability aged 12-25.  The...

      Contact: 9267 3755 or 9267 3733

      Provided by: Youth Disability Advocacy Service...

    • Autism - Positive Partnerships

      Provides online learning modules that help you explore the characteristics of autism - disability...

      Provided by: Department of Education and...

    • Continence Children's Services

      Provides continence assessment, management and government funding packages for children who...

      Contact: 9788 1377 (Access)

      Provided by: Peninsula Health Community Health...

    • Disability Support Line (ACD)

      Provides phone support to parents and carers who require assistance accessing disability services...

      Contact: 9818 2000

      Provided by: Association for Children with a...

    • Disability Support Services (Anglicare)

      Provides disability support services to champion,  assist and support Victorians with...

      Contact: 9781 6700 Frankston/ 5986 9900...

      Provided by: Anglicare Victoria

    • Disability Support Services (Karingal)

      Provides Day Activities (including accredited training and pre-vocational work experience),...

      Contact: 5950 0100

      Provided by: Karingal

    • Family Match Program (Extended Families)

      Provides a range of programs to help a child gain a sense of identity, assist in extending...

      Contact: 5950 1055

      Provided by: Extended Families Australia

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Family Reconciliation, Mediation and Counselling (MOIRA)

      Provides  families and young people living with a disability with the opportunity to jointly...

      Contact: 9792 1435

      Provided by: MOIRA

    • Wheelie Kids (Beyond Disability)

      Provides laptops, internet access and inhome interactive communication self-help programs for...

      Contact: 5978 5000 or 0417 786 087 or 0419...

      Provided by: Beyond Disability

    • Hearing

    • National Relay Service (Australian Government)

      Provides a national phone solution for people who are deaf, or have a hearing or speech...

      Contact: 1800 555 660 or 0423 677 767 (SMS...

      Provided by: Australian and State Government...

    • Phone & Web

    • Carer Gateway (healthdirect)

      Carer Gateway is a national online and phone service that provides practical information and...

      Contact: 1800 422 737

      Provided by: Healthdirect Australia

    • JobAccess

      The Australian Government funds a range of employment and employment related services and...

    • Mind Carer Helpline

      Provides free, confidential information, advocacy, support and referrals for families,...

      Contact: 1300 550 265

      Provided by: MIND Australia

    • Respite Finder

      Provides a  user friendly directory of respite resources and recreation options local to the...

      Provided by: Alfred Health Carer Services

    • Through the Maze (ACD)

      Provides an introductory guide to services and support for your child and family (with a...

      Contact: 9818 2000

      Provided by: Association for Children with a...

    • Youth Support (The Line)

      Provides a website for young people which talks about relationships, gender, sex, bystander...

      Contact: 1800 695 463 (1800 MYLINE)

      Provided by: The Line (Our Watch)