Respite providers

In home respite

Home and Community Care (HACC)

Emergency respite

Annecto (EARS)

Host Carers


Extended Families


Facility based respite

Very Special Kids House for children with life-threatening conditions. Most children who stay at VSK have complex medical and care needs.

School holiday programs and camps

Eastern Region - Manningham Activities for Special Kids (MASK) School Holiday Program

Southern Region - MOIRA delivers a range of School Holiday Activities including a vacation care program during school holiday periods

North Eastern Region - FamilyCare Disability Support Services

People Outdoors - A number of programs are run throughout the state, varying from day activities through to five-day camps

Outside School Hours Care for Teenagers with a Disability

Family retreat

Tootgarook Holiday House - Coordinated by The Oakleigh Centre

Respite Experience - Coordinated by Care Connect

Don Bosco Camp - Coordinated by Don Bosco

My Community - Coordinated by The Brotherhood of St Laurence

Hazelwood Cottage - East Warburton

Wattletree Cottage - Warburton

Lifestyle and respite - Villa Maria Catholic Homes