Disability support for families and carers

Every child and young person has a right to inclusive education and care, and to develop their personal self.

There are several associations, communities and organisations available who can provide information, advice, funding and support to help children develop their personal self.

Access for All Abilities - sports activities

Find accessible sports or activities in your area and get active while having fun!

Accessible beaches

Get your toes wet and enjoy the famous St Kilda and Port Melbourne foreshores over summer with beach matting and beach wheelchairs.

Accessible playgrounds

Find accessible playgrounds in Port Phillip.

Accessiblity support and locations

Council offers a range of support, networks, activities and resources in our community.

Alfred Carers Support

Free information and support to carers who live in Port Phillip and other suburbs in Melbourne's southern metropolitan region. Services include respite, education and peer support.

Association for Children with a Disability

Advocate for children with disability and families to have the same rights and opportunities as other children and families.

Carer information hub

The Hub webpage aims to provide information and resources to support community members in their role of carer.

Carers Victoria

Information, education, support and activities for family carers.

Disability access map

Find accessible facilities and locations in Port Phillip.

Early Childhood Early Intervention

Support and information for child development.

Inclusion Support Program

Support to give the most vulnerable and disadvantaged children a strong start, while supporting parents into work.

Little Dreamers

Support for young people who provide care for a family member affected by disability, illness or addiction.

National Disability Insurance Scheme

Providing all people with disability with information and connections to services in their communities such as doctors, sporting clubs, support groups, libraries and schools.

Satellite Foundation

For children and young people where a parent has a mental illness or mental health challenge.

Supported Playgroups

Free 10-week group for caregivers and children zero to five years.

MyTime Groups

MyTime is peer support groups for parents and carers of children with a disability. At MyTime, you will find other parents who really understand what it’s like to have a child with a disability, as well as skilled guidance from facilitators to help you access information and services in your area.

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