Respite and Recreation

Alfred Health Carer Services

Alfred Health Carer Services provide 24 hour carer support and access to planned and urgent respite, for carers young and old. As well as providing information, support and access to respite and other community services. 

Free call: 1800 052 222 (carer support)
Email: info@carersouth.org.au
Website: Alfred Health Carer Services

Association for Children with a Disability (ACD)

ACD provides respite care for people with disabilities in the homes of vetted and trained volunteers for short periods.

Address: Suite 2 / 98 Morang Road, Hawthorn, VIC, 3122
Free call: 1800 013 654 (rural callers)
Phone: 9818 2000
Fax: 9818 2300
Email: mail@acd.org.au
Website: Association for Children with a Disability

Australian Sports Commission

Ausport provides information on sport for people with a disability.

Phone: 02 6214 1111
Fax: 02 6214 1836
Website: Australian Sports Commission

Blairlogie Casey Kidz Club

Blairlogie's Casey Kidz Club Program offers after school and vacation programs that young people between the ages of 12 and 18 with a disability can enjoy with trained support.  It is fun for young people, and helps their families. They offer activities between 3.00pm and 6.00pm weekdays during school term and 8.00am and 6.00pm during the official Victorian School Holiday periods.

Address: 685 North Road, Cranbourne South 3977
Phone: 9578 7911
Website: Blairlogie Casey Kidz Club

City of Casey Enhancing Vacation Care Program (EVCP)

The Enhancing Vacation Care Program (EVCP) supports school holiday providers to become inclusive of children and teenagers with a disability. To access the EVCP, individuals must be aged between 5 and 17 years with a mild to moderate disability and living or attending school in the City of Casey.

Address: City of Casey, Magid Drive, Narre Warren, VIC, 3805
Phone: 9705 5200
NRS: 133 677
TIS: 131 450
Email: leisure@casey.vic.gov.au
Website: City of Casey Enhancing Vacation Care Program

City of Casey Home and Community Care (HACC) 

The City of Casey provides a range of comprehensive Home and Community Care (HACC) services for frail aged, people with a disability and their carers. These services aim to work with and support client’s independence and assist them to live at home and to participate in everyday activities.

Address: Council Offices, Magid Drive, Narre Warren, VIC, 3805
Phone: 9705 5200
NRS: 133 677
TIS: 131 450
Email: caseycc@casey.vic.gov.au
Website: City of Casey Home and Community Care

City of Casey Leisure Development

The City of Casey Leisure Department can assist you to get active and participate in sport and active recreation programs as well as inform you on the opportunities available in Casey.

Address: City of Casey, Magid Drive, Narre Warren, VIC, 3805
Phone: 9705 5200
NRS: 133 677
TIS: 131 450
Website: City of Casey Sport and Leisure 

City of Casey Planned Activities Respite 

If you are caring for a frail older person or a person with a disability, you may be able to receive Respite Care. This occurs when a trained Direct Care Worker looks after the person you care for while you have a break. Respite Care can be provided in your home or in the community. It can also include assistance with personal care, for example, showering and dressing or assistance with attending a program or community-based activity, such as exercise or social outings.

Address: Aged Services Complex, Narre Warren, VIC, 3805
Phone: 9705 5200
NRS: 133 677
TIS: 131 450
Email: caseycc@casey.vic.gov.au                                                                                                                             
Website: City of Casey Disability Services

City of Casey Recreation Access Project (RAP)

RAP is a leisure respite program funded by Home and Community Care for individuals with disabilities. RAP supports eligible participants in a group setting to access leisure opportunities available within the local and broader community.

Address: City of Casey, Magid Drive, Narre Warren, VIC, 3805
Phone: 9705 5200
Fax: 9704 9544
NRS: 9705 5568
TIS: 131 450
Email: caseycc@casey.vic.gov.au
Website: City of Casey Recreation Access Project

Companion Card

The Companion Card is issued to people with a significant, permanent disability who always require attendant care support from a companion to participate at most community venues and activities. The Companion Card is used in those instances where you require assistance from your companion to participate at that particular venue or activity.

Phone: 1800 650 611
NRS: 13 36 77
TTY: 1800 898 888
TIS: 131 450      
Website: Companion Card 

Disability Sport & Recreation

Disability Sport and Recreation provides and promotes positive health outcomes for Victorians with disability through participation in sport and recreation.

Address: 341 George Street, Fitzroy, VIC, 3065
Phone: 9473 0133
Email: info@dsr.org.au
Website: 
Disability Sport & Recreation

Doveton Special Soccer School

Doveton Special Soccer School provides an opportunity for people with an intellectual disability to participate in soccer, physical fitness activities and share the experience of friendship with other athletes, their family and the community.

Address: PO Box 2676, Dandenong, VIC, 3175
Phone: 0414 393 700
Email: soccercoach2@hotmail.com
Website: Doveton Special Soccer School

MOIRA

MOIRA provides respite co-ordination information and referral for people with disabilities living at home with an unpaid carer, Parent Support Program, Parent to Parent Program and also includes youth groups, camps, sibling support, case management, respite, financial intermediary and referral.

Address: 928 Nepean Highway, Hampton East, VIC, 3188
Phone: 8552 2222
Email: moirageneral@moira.org.au
Website: MOIRA 

Monash Health Community - Brain Injury Services

Monash Health Community - Brain Injury Services provides support to assist adults with an acquired brain injury to integrate back into the community.  We are NOT a case management service. 

Main Line: 9792 7432
Email: disability.packages@monashhealth.org
Website: Monash Health

Cranbourne Branch: 140-154 Sladen Street, Cranbourne, Vic, 3977
Berwick: Branch: 28 Parkhill Drive, Berwick, Vic, 3806 

Outlook (VIC) Inc. - Outlook One

Outlook One can provide a range of tailored supports to the unique needs of the individual. Outlook One provides a blend of community activities, personal support, training and employment based on individual’s needs, goals and lifestyle choices. Services are offered in Narre Warren, Cranbourne, Pakenham, Hallam, Berwick and Emerald. 

Address: 24 Toomuc Valley Road, Pakenham, VIC 3810
Phone: 5941 1535
Fax: 5941 1063
Email: outlookonemanager@outlookvic.org.au or outlook@outlookvic.org.au
Website: Outlook Vic 

Painting with Parkinson's

Painting with Parkinson’s is an organisation that gives people living with Parkinson's a chance to enjoy a program designed specifically for them. It uses creativity, exercise and socialisation to help with making life more bearable with this chronic illness.  Each participant will be guided to find their own creativity. There will be exercises to help with improving balance and overall strength and social activities to help participants find friendship and feel less isolated. 

Address: The Old Cheese Factory, Homestead Road, Berwick, VIC 3806
Phone: 0409 188 317
Fax: 9702 3051
Email: atkingj@aapt.net.au
Website: Ann Atkin Art 

Reclink Australia

Reclink provides and promotes sport and art programs for people experiencing disadvantage. They assist vulnerable and isolated people, including people experiencing significant mental health challenges, disability, homelessness, substance abuse, culturally and linguistic diverse communities, correctional services and economic hardship. 

Address: 115 / B Ferrars Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3205
Phone: 9419 6672
Email: reclink@reclink.org or online service
Website: Reclink Australia 

Respite South

Respite South provide a comprehensive website which puts disability related information in one place.  The four main features of the site are news and events, weekly newsletter, respite finder directory and an online library full of useful information, for example, how to get a companion card or a carer card, lists of local carer support groups and information about accessing public transport. 

Free call: 1800 052 222
Website: Respite South 

Ridability Victoria - Doveton Centre

Riding for the Disabled Association of Australia is a not-for-profit organisation that enables individuals with a variety of disabilities and backgrounds to develop independence and a sense of freedom through adaptive coaching techniques and equipment. RDA Doveton operates out of Myuna Farm in Doveton. 

Address: Myuna Farm, 182 Kidds Road, Doveton, VIC, 3177
Phone: 0432 869 215
Email: dubachoz@gmail.com
Website: Ridability Victoria 

Sailability Program

Sailabilty offers sailing opportunities for people of all abilities at Lysterfield Lake.  The specialised wide access dinghies enable individuals to easily control boats within a secure environment and if required, with the aid of a Sailability volunteer.

Address: Lysterfield Lake Park, Horswood Road, Lysterfield, VIC, 3156
Contact: Brian Girling
Phone: 9546 6508
Website: Sailability

Wesley Central Mission Respite Program - Southern Region

Wesley provides several short term respite options for carers of children and adults with disabilities who cannot manage without support, through the day, overnight, weekend and on school holiday camps and activities.Phone: 9794 3000

Email: dssouth@wesley.org.au
Website: 
Wesley Mission Victoria

If you would like to change your listing or have a new service to be considered for inclusion please email the Community Strengthening Administration Team at admincommstrength@casey.vic.gov.au.