I’m a parent or carer of a child with a disability

Connect is proud to deliver the Strengthening Parent Support Program for the Southern Melbourne Metropolitan region.

You’re not alone. We’re connecting parents and carers of children with a disability or developmental delay.

Our range of supportive groups and programs offer a safe space to share experiences, find information, tap into events and workshops, and hear from experts on a range of topics.

Explore online events, workshops and information sessions here.

Looking for personalised support or need to chat? Get in touch with us here.

Who can attend?

We support parents and carers of children between the ages of 0-18 with a disability or developmental delay. You don’t need a formal diagnosis to access the program.

Our programs are free and open to parents and carers living in the Southern Metropolitan Melbourne region.

Support groups

Some groups cater to specific needs. For example, we have a group for dads or families seeking to understand more about autism. Whichever group you choose, it’s a place where you can feel seen, heard, and valued in a non-judgmental and pressure free environment. They’re always casual, friendly, and a great way to connect to your network.

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