Specialist Children's Services (DEECD)

About this service

Provides parents and families with the knowledge, skills and support to meet the needs of their child, as well as optimise the child's development and ability to participate in family and community life. All services are provided using a family centred approach, recognising the importance of working in partnership with the family. Also provides Family and Children Early Support services - facilitated playgroups run for families waiting for Early Childhood Interventions Services by Central Intake.

    • Service name

      Specialist Children's Services (DEECD)

    • Phone

      1300 720 151

    • Urgency levels

      Urgent Help, Direct Help, Some Help

    • Service area

      Must live in the South Eastern Victoria region

    • Age group

      Maximum age 6 years

    • Additional age criteria

      Children aged from birth to school entry with a disability or significant development delay and their families whose needs cannot be fully met by a universal service including education, health or parenting services.

    • Eligibility criteria

      With a disability or significant developmental delay; whose supports are additional to those available through universal services - contact service directly

    • Service type