Phone: 1800 51 21 21, Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Emergency Respite: 1800 422 737
www.carergateway.gov.au has many online options to help reduce the strain of caring. These include peer support, self-guided coaching, phone-based counselling and practical skills courses.
Phone: 1300 308 699
Free autism advice by phone or online.
Mental Health Support 12- 25 years old. You can visit a local centre, call or chat online.
Phone: 03 9880 7000 Mon-Fri 9am- 5pm
ACD supports all families in Victoria with children with disability aged 0 to 18 years old.
Early Childhood (0-6 yrs): 1300 275 323
Local Area Coordination (6-65 yrs): 1300 275 634
Useful parenting website with resources and information on a variety of topics, including raising children with additional medical and support needs.
An autistic-lead support group for autistic girls and women.
A child friendly short video explaining neurodiversity and learning differences.
PHONE: 1300 369 012
A free, specialist mental health
service for children, families and
young people aged 0 -18 who live in
Southern Region Melbourne.