Outside school hours care

Attending your local vacation care or out of school hours care program.

Inclusion Support Service

Inclusion Support Service (ISS) helps families with children with ongoing high support needs, to be included in the programs of eligible child care services, vacation care and out of school hours care programs.

Inclusion Support Agencies (ISAs) help child care services to build their capacity to include children with additional needs. Professional development and support services are available to eligible child care services through PSCs  CCCVIC - Community Child Care Association in Victoria.

Inclusion Support Facilitators (ISFs) work directly with child care services to build and develop their skills.

In most cases your school or vacation care program will make contact with the ISF's and organise access to the ISS on your behalf. 

National Inclusion Support Subsidy Provider (NISSP) and is responsible for the assessment and approval of ISS applications.

Attending a specialist disability child care centre

Teenagers with a disability - The Australian Government - FaHCSIA has funded services that deliver appropriate and flexible outside school hours and vacation care for teens with a disability. Click here for more information.

Broaden Your Horizons - is a centralised website that houses resources relating to young people with disabilities. The Leisure Programs section lists contact information for organizations offering school holiday programs, day activities and vacation options. These programs provide education, skill development, leisure and recreational opportunities for young people with special needs while offering respite to their families.