Resources and other contacts

Palliative Care Australia Publication Journeys

www.palliativecare.org.au/Default.aspx?tabid=1122

Tandem Respite

www.tandem.org.au

Cerebellum Chat Groups

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/cerebellum/

Dept of Disability, Housing and Community Services

www.dhcs.act.gov.au

Therapy ACT

www.dhcs.act.gov.au/therapyact

Carers ACT

www.carersact.asn.au

Parent Link

www.parentlink.act.gov.au

Kids Helpline

www.kidshelp.com.au

Child and Youth Help

www.cyh.com

Communities at Work Incorporated

www.commsatwork.org

Carers Allowance & Carer Payment

www.centrelink.gov.au

Siblings of Children with Special Needs

www.siblingsaustralia.org.au

Mobility Parking Scheme

www.rego.act.gov.au

Technical Aid to the disabled

www.technicalaidact.org.au

Children with Disability Australia

www.cda.org.au

Disability ACT

Plan, facilitates, and where necessary provides and monitors services for people with disabilities in the ACT and the people who care for them).
Tel: (02) 6207 1086

Housing & Community Services

Can assist with providing Housing for people with special needs.
Tel: (02) 6207 1500

Department Education and Training

Early intervention Programs – Special Education
Tel: (02) 6205 9198

Student Support Services & Special Education

Assists families seeking an educational placement/support for children with disabilities in ACT government schools.
Tel: (02) 6205 6925

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Assists children 3-18 years of age who have moderate to severe mental health problems.
Tel: 1800 629 354

Child Youth & Womens Health Program

Provides a range of services including postnatal services, support and counselling, health checks, immunisation and hearing tests.
Tel: (02) 6207 9977

Genetic Counsellor The Canberra Hospital

Tel: (02) 6244 4042

Interstate Patient travel assistance scheme

The Canberra Hospital provides financial assistance for persons required to travel outside of the ACT to obtain Specialist Medical Treatment which is not available in the ACT.
Tel: (02) 6244 2143