Disability Services - OzChild

Flexible respite program


We provide a wide range of support services to individuals and families through all stages of life. We offer support and encouragement to enable people to participate fully and equally within the community, while helping to create new pathways and opportunities.

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

OzChild is now registered as a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provider.

Fostering a Child with a Disability

If you’re interested in fostering a child with a disability, OzChild offers a variety of disability care services which you could take part in.

Types of Care for Children with Disabilities

There are many different types of care for children with disabilities, including short and long term arrangements.

Valerie May House

Valerie May House

Valerie May House is a purpose built 5 bed home in Cranbourne in the South East of Melbourne offering planned respite care.

Holiday Camps

OzChild runs camps during school holiday periods for children and young people with a disability aged 6-25 years.

Volunteering Services

Disability Volunteers

OzChild runs a volunteering program for children with disabilities, supporting children in camps and in recreational activities.

Hippocampe Beach Wheelchair

Beach Wheel Chair

OzChild’s Hippocampe Beach Wheel Chair is available for rent at no cost for children with a disability who require a wheel chair.

Disability Recreation

Recreational and Social Activities

We run a range of recreational activities for children and young people aged 6-25 years, designed for children with disabilities to make social connections and have fun.

Camps for children with disabilities

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any questions about what is involved in caring for a child with a disability, you can find the answers in our FAQs.