Emergency Contacts

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  • Lifeline
    24 hour telephone counselling service.
  •  Telephone - 13 11 14..


  • Kids helpline
    24 hour telephone and online counselling service for young people aged 5-25. 
  • Telephone: 1800 55 1800.


               Autism Hotline 24hr

  • Telephone - 1300 222 777.


Education and Support

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Ability Care -  Ability Care  provide quality of life for adults and children with an intellectual, physical and/or sensory disability through individualised services and programs . We teach and strengthen each person allowing them to live the life they want. 

Address -  3912 Pacific Highway, Loganholme, QLD, 4129 

Telephone - 1300 674 626 

AEIOU -  AEIOU supports children with autism to develop essential life skills, independence, confidence and inclusion. 

Address -  3 Balaclava Street, Woolloongabba Qld 4102 

Telephone -  (07) 3320 7500 

AMAZE - Raises awareness and influences positive change for people on the autism spectrum their families/supporters and provides independent, credible information and  resources to individuals, families, professionals, government and the wider community.

Address -  24 Drummond St, Carlton VIC 3053 

Telephone- (03) 96571600  

Apps for Autism - A comprehensive list of Apps to support someone with Autism. This site has been developed by Autism WA to assist children and their carers use technology and apps safely and efficiently, and to assist and support  someone with Autism.

Telephone - 1800 636 427

Aspergers centre -  The Aspergers Centre provides clinical and non-clinical services  including group for parents, youth, adults and a craft group.

Address  1/16 Yarraman Pl, Virginia QLD 4014 

Telephone -  (07) 3865 2911 

ASPERGERS VIC -  Aspergers Vic offer services that  support and advocate. The service are provided by a dedicated team of peer volunteers.    

Address - 54 Power Ave, Ashwood VIC 3147 

Telephone- 0432 150 799 

Asperlutely Autsome Inc - Asperlutely Autosome Inc are an Adelaide-based not-for-profit organisation. They are a community organisation formed by families living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in order to support each other and to reach out to other families facing similar challenges. 

Address  Unit 5B, 20-22 Cottage Lane, Hackham, South Australia 5163 

Telephone - 0406 218 002 

Aspie Rebels - Are you in Melbourne? On the autism spectrum? Just don't fit in anywhere? Totally OVER being type-cast and misunderstood?. If you want to be totally accepted, bringing whatever weirdness you are, and meet others on the spectrum who just wanna do fun stuff-- then this might be the group for you. Aspie Rebels do sporadic social things, geeky things, intellectual stuff, and therapeutic events. 

Social group for Older Teens/Adults. 


Autism Actually -  Autism Actually is a consultancy and mentoring business based in Victoria, that provides workshops and presentations on Autism in Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary settings. They provide mentoring services for staff, family members, and Autistic individuals from a range of age groups. 

Contact via their webpage

 Autism Advisor – The Autism Advisor is a free service available as part of the Helping Children with Autism funding package. Autism Advisors are available for families with children aged 0-6 years with a diagnosis on the autism spectrum. The Autism Advisor Program in the NT is operated by Autism SA. Sign up for their newsletter via Autism SA 

Telephone -  0437 008 670 

Autism advisory & support service -  AASS was established in 2007 to empower children and adults with autism and their families through knowledge and support, and to positively impact and influence their social and  emotional development.

Address - 88 Memorial Ave, Liverpool NSW 2170

24 Hour support Line 1300 222 777  (Australia wide) 

General inquiries - (02) 9601 2844 

Autism Awareness -  Autism Awareness empower parents and carers with quality information and resources. They provide targeted educational programs to families, professionals and the broader community. We support inclusion for people on the autism spectrum.

Address - PO Box 1544 Double Bay NSW 1360  

Telephone - 1300 900 681  

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Autism camp Australia -  Autism Camps Australia aims to improve the health and well being of autistic young people and their families through the provision of accessible and supported respite-break camp experiences, therapies and life skills development. An opportunity for the whole family to have a holiday together.

Telephone - (02) 6684 9304.

Contact via web page

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Autism CRC -  Autism CRC is the world’s first national, cooperative research effort focused on autism.  Currently, they have 56 participant organisations and other partners based around Australia and internationally.

Address -  The University of Queensland, ​Long Pocket Precinct, Level 3, Foxtail Building 80 Meiers Road, Indooroopilly Qld 4068 

Telephone -  (07) 3377 0600 

Autism Hub and Reading centre - Queensland gov and autism hub and autism reading  are separate services located at Woolloongabba in Brisbane. Both services support the needs of school leaders, teachers, parents and caregivers through a state-wide, cross-sector advisory model.  

Address -  141 Merton Rd, Woolloongabba, Qld, 4102 

Telephone - (07) 3328 6950 

Autism Northern Territory - Autism Northern Territory is the peak body for Autism in the Northern Territory. They provide support for children, parents, carers, teachers, school staff and professionals working or living with those on the Autism spectrum. 

Address -  Shop 19, Nightcliff Shopping Centre, Dick Ward Drive, Nightcliff NT 0814

Telephone - (08) 948 4424

Autism NSW - Bets Gregory is a Davis Autism Approach Facilitator based on the north shore of Sydney, Australia. Bets has worked with many children and adults with autism. These autistic individuals range from age 6 to age 54. Each person has changed in their own way, and have successfully overcome many of their issues and concerns – without changing their personality. 

Address -  17 Grassmere rd, Killara, ​Sydney, Australia. NSW

Telephone -  9402 9202 Mobile - 0414 013 490 

Autism Queensland -  Queensland's most experienced provider of education and support for those with Autism.

Locations 

  • Brisbane - 437 Hellawell Rd, Sunnybank Hills QLD 4109                                                (07)32730000
  • Brighton - 136 North Road, Brighton QLD 4017

                 (07) 3631 6300

  • Glastone -  5/281 J Hickey Avenue, Gladstone QLD 4680 

               (07) 4977 9600 

  • Rockhampton -  373 Lakes Creek Road, Koongal QLD 4700

               (07) 4923 4800  

  • Mackay -  10 Macrossan St, East Mackay QLD 4740

               (07) 4841 8300  

  • Cairns -  15–17 Marr Street, Edmonton QLD 4869 

               (07) 4034 6600  

  • Autism Queensland school Sunny Bank campus - 437 Hellawell Rd, Sunnybank Hills QLD 4109  

               (07)32730000

  • Autism Queensland school  Brighton campus - 136 North Road, Brighton QLD 4017 (07) 3631 6300 
  • Autism Queensland school  Cairns campus -  15–17 Marr Street, Edmonton QLD 4869 (07) 4034 6600  

 

Autism SA -  Autism SA aim to improve life outcomes for people with autism by providing and facilitating the very best information, connections, expertise, education, services, support and a strong representative voice.

 Locations

  • 1/262 Marion Road, NETLEY, SA, 5037 
  • Shop 1/57 Elizabeth Way, Elizabeth, SA, 5112 
  • Unit 3/10 Mel Place, BERRIMAH NT 0828 

Telephone - 1300 288 476  

Autism Spectrum Australia (ASPECT) -   ASPECT Is the largest service provider for people on the Autism spectrum.  

Locations throughout Australia.

Telephone- 1800 277 328 

Autism specific Early Learning and care centre -  The center is located in the Margot Prior Wing of the La Trobe University Community Children’s Centre, and was established in partnership with the Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre to undertake joint research and knowledge translation. This exceptional facility, to be known as the Margot Prior Autism Intervention Centre, caters for young autistic children (aged 0 to 6) who receive early intervention and care within both specialised and inclusive settings each day. Address -  Bundoora VIC 3083 

Telephone -  (03) 9479 2122 

Austism Specific Early Learning and Care Centre (ASELCC) -  ASELCC Tasmania ensure that young children with a diagnosis or symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder are able to access high quality early learning within a day care setting.  ASELCC  is Run by St Giles.

Address - Level 1, 34 Alexander Street, Burnie, Tasmania 7320

Telephone -  (03) 6454 1222 

Autism Tasmania - Autism Tasmania aims to support Tasmanians on the autism spectrum and those who support them so they may achieve the best outcomes. 

 Locations

  • Hobart: (03) 6231 2745
  • Launceston: (03) 6344 1212 

Autism West -  Autism West have a vision to build a community where young people with autism are accepted, celebrated and supported in Western Australia. They will do this by delivering social groups with a strengths based approach. They will use special interests to motivate individuals and provide opportunities to socially engage with others. 

Address -  B Block, Ground Floor 2 Alma Street (Corner of Alma Street and South Terrace) Fremantle WA 6160

Telephone -  (08) 9431 2111 

Autism Western Australia - Autism Western Australia established in 1967, Autism Western Australia are the largest specialist lifespan organisation in Australia providing services to people with Autism.  The programs they develop are best-practice and based on leading international peer-reviewed research in the field of Autism.

 Address -  Locked Bag 2 Subiaco, WA 6904 Telephone   

  • Metro   (08)9489 8900
  • Regional   1800 636 427

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Bendigo Autism Asperger Group - (BAAG) is a local support group that was started in 1996 with a small number of parents getting together and deciding to meet monthly.  At that time the group was called Bendigo Autism Family Support Group (BAFSG).  

Address -  Bendigo Autism Asperger Group PO Box 439 BENDIGO, VIC 3552 

Contact via Web page

Different Journeys - ASD Social groups. Their mission is to empower young people with ASD by providing them with a social platform that fosters an environment for them to create positive connections, feeling of inclusion, and linking families with services and support! 

Location throughout Victoria

Telephone -  0490 774 068 

Disability Rights and Advocacy Service - Disability Rights Advocacy Service Inc. (formally known as MALSSA) mission is to safeguard and promote the rights and interest of people with a disability, their families and carers.

Address -  Shop 4/80 Henley Beach Road Mile End SA 5031

Telephone -   Phone (08) 8351 9500 

EBL Disability Services -  EBL Disability Services was established in 1981, by a loving group of parents who came together to support each other, and help those with intellectual disabilities to live meaningful lives. Locations 

  • Kilburn
  • Paralowie
  • Parafield Gardens
  • Blair Athol
  • Elizabeth
  • Daveron Park
  • Munno Para
  • Wallaroo
  • Frewville
  • Mawson Lakes
  • Campbelltown
  • Andrews Farm

Address -  Endeavour House, Module 5, 11-15 Fourth Avenue, Mawson Lakes SA 5095  

Telephone  (08) 8252 1000  SA

Friends Matter - Teaching teens & young adults with social challenges, how to make and keep friends. Small, Friendly Classes on Sydney’s Northern Beaches

.Locations 

  • Northern Beaches & Neutral Bay NSW

Telephone -  0416 084 235 

Irabina Autism Services  Irabina provides specialist services to help every young person who has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) find their own success and independence. Their vision is to transform the lives of families and young people facing the challenges of ASD.  

Address -  193 Bayswater Rd, Bayswater, Victoria

Telephone -  (03) 9720 1118 

I Can Network -  The I CAN Network is an organisation that empowers people on the Autism Spectrum with an 'I CAN' attitude. Offering both in school programs and online mentoring groups.

Australia wide

contact via their web page.

Keeley’s Cause -  provides iPads for children diagnosed with Autism and Intellectual disabilities. The cause was established by Keeley and her mother Sharon after seeing firsthand the benefits technology can bring to children with Autism and Intellectual disabilities. 

Contact Via web page 

Occupational Therapy Australia -  Are you looking for a local occupational therapist in your region? OTA’s Find an OT directory lists occupational therapists working in private practice settings throughout Australia.

Use the link to access the OTA's site 

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Learning for Life -  Learning for Life provide the highest standard of ABA-based services to help children with ASD and their families reach their full potential, regardless of their financial circumstances. 

Address - 25-27 High Street South, Kew, VIC 3101  

Telephone - (03) 9853 4607 

Mansfield Autism statewide services - Mansfield Autism Statewide Services is a unique and highly regarded, skilled service in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorders.It exists to provide education and empowerment for those with ASD.

Address - 81 Highett Street, Mansfield Vic 3722 

Telephone - (03) 5775 2876

My Special Child - My special child  was created to provide information, strategies and support to parents, carers and educators of children with additional needs, learning difficulties or behavioral challenges. 

Contact Rebecca Perkins via web page

Mindd Foundation - The  Mindd Foundation helps practitioners and patients discover and implement effective treatments for Metabolic, Immunologic, Neurologic, Digestive, Developmental conditions that often affect the mind. Their focus is on paediatric disorders such as ADHD, Asthma, allergies, autism, chronic illness, depression, learning and language delay, and digestive and behavioural disorders. Research is showing that these children are coming from families with a history of “brain-immuno-gut disorders” triggered by toxins, malnutrition and infections. 

Address -   PO Box 324, Edgecliff, NSW 2027 

Telephone - ( 02) 9327 1847 

Nelle Francis, Asperger Child -  Nelle Francis, Aspergers child are a leading provider of autism-specific programs, services and supports, that are flexible, effective and of high quality, to improve the lives and wellbeing of autistic individuals and their caregivers, across all ages and life stages. 

Address -   PO Box 399 GYMPIE Queensland 4570 

Telephone -  07 5481 2754 

Noahs Ark -  Noah’s Ark is a community organisation based in Victoria and the ACT.  They offer a range of services and programs that support families who have a child (aged 0-8) with a disability or additional needs. 

Locations- Victoria and ACT.

Telephone -  1800 819 140

Sameview - Sameview have developed a solution that will support the coordination of care. The sameview app allows carers to track some of the most stressful parts of regular appointments against goals and milestones. 

Download the app or contact them Via their website.

Spectrum Journey -  Spectrum Journey are passionate about seeing families thrive and for educational settings to be safe, warm and beautifully inclusive so that everyone gets an opportunity to learn, grow and participate well. 

Address - 15/286-288 Maroondah Hwy, Chirnside Park  VIC  3116

Contact via web page

STEPS Autism Treehouse -  Steps treehouse builds communities and connecting Sunshine coast families, children and young people with Autism

Address -  78 Duporth Avenue, Maroochydore, QLD, 4558

Telephone -  (07) 5409 9014 or  0448 965 779  

St Giles -  St Giles is a, multi-faceted organisation that supports people of all ages with a wide range of needs. This includes children and adults with developmental delays and disabilities.

Address -  65 Amy Road, Launceston Tasmania 7250 

Telephone -  (03) 6345 7333 Freecall: 1300 278 445   (1300 2stgiles) 

Sue Larkey - Educator and Author, Sue Larkey is dedicated and passionate about her mission – to inspire parents and educators and teach them how to Make it a Success. Sue Larkey is uniquely positioned within the education system having taught both as a primary school teacher and a special education teacher. Sue has her online shop and regularly tours Australia.

Address - PO Box 20,Artarmon NSW 1570

Telephone -  0433 660 379

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA)  - The NDIA is an independent statutory agency. Our role is to implement the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), which will support a better life for hundreds of thousands of Australians with a significant and permanent disability and their families and carers. 

Telephone - 1800 800 110

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The Tree house Autism family support group -  The Treehouse Geelong offers Support Groups, Social Groups, Family Fun Days and much more. We are volunteers providing a free service to families in the Geelong region.

Contact via web page

Yellow Lady bugs -  Yellow Ladybugs is an Autistic-led non-government organisation with strong bridges to the community. We are dedicated to the happiness, success and celebration of autistic girls and women.

Nation Wide

Contact via web page