Behaviour support

Behaviour support

It can be difficult knowing how to manage and cope when supporting a child or adult with challenging behaviour. We provide a range of supports for parents and carers to find ways to cope and to improve the safety, wellbeing and quality of life for the person with disability. We can work with you and your family to increase your understanding and management of the behaviour. Below you will find a list of the support services we provide.


Early Childhood Development
1800 343 287

Early Childhood Development provides a specialist service for families of children (0–6 years) with a developmental delay / disability. Our staff aim to work in partnership with families and respond to family needs and choices by providing support, information and resources.

Better Start and Helping Children with Autism
1800 343 287

Melbourne City Mission is a member of the Early Intervention Service Provider Panel for the Better Start (BSI) and Helping Children with Autism (HCWA) Initiatives. Children who are registered for funding through one of the initiatives can access a range of supports through Melbourne City Mission. To find out eligibility for HCWA phone 1800 424 499, or BSI phone 1800 242 636.

Norparrin
1800 343 287
Norparrin provides a wide range of support services for young children (from birth to school age) with developmental delay and disabilities, and their families.
Positive Behaviour Support – Affirming Families
1800 343 287

Affirming Families provides support for families with children who have a disability and presenting behaviours of concern. We can implement positive behaviour supports aimed at increasing your child’s ability to participate more fully in family home life and their broader community. Please click through for further information - this support can be for you if you have funds in your NDIS plan, or in your Department of Health and Human Services Individualised Support Plan.