Intensive Family Support Options (IFSO)

Disability

Opening Times

Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday - Sunday Closed

About

IFSO provides: Flexible 3 month in-home counselling for individuals, couples and families; information; practical support; parenting support; assistance for developing strategies for change; support for behaviour and for establishing better routines. The service is for families who have a child with a diagnosed disability (physical, intellectual or sensory) and are experiencing high levels of stress. The intervention works to maintain the emotional well being of all family members and assist the child to work towards their goals and to be more confident. Out of hours availability, as needed.

Need to know

Appointment: Required.
Referral: Required. School counsellors; health; disability services etc; or self referral.
Catering to: Up to age 18.
Cost: Free service.
Parent or guardian: Required.
Languages: English, Interpreters available