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Early Intervention Services

Byron Shire Early Intervention Service

49 Bottlebrush Crescent
Suffolk Park  NSW  2481

Byron Shire Early Intervention Service provides physical therapy and specialist teaching services to children from birth to school entry age that have a significant delay or disability in areas of development.

The service aims to assist each child through movement, language, learning and play in order to develop their skills and reach their full potential, and to support families to achieve their desired goals.

It also encourages the community to value the inclusion of children with additional needs and their families, therefore supporting each child to be included with peers in local community activities.

Phone: 02 6685 3023
Fax: 6685 3024
Postal: PO Box 202, Suffolk Park 2481

Richmond Tweed Inclusion Support Agency

Ballina District Community Services Association
PO Box 623
Ballina NSW 2478

Provides planning support and resources to child care staff in Commonwealth funded children's services to facilitate access and inclusion of children with special needs. The service is for children with a disability, with challenging behaviours, from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

Manager, Disability Services
Ballina District Community Services Association

Phone: 1300 872 281
Fax: 6686 8693


Australian Association for Families of Children with a Disability – A non-profit community organization run by families, for all families who have a child with any type of disability.

Disability and Aged Information Services Inc - DAISI provides free information on services and supports available to assist people with disabilities, aged people and their families, carers and advocates. 

Healthy Start - An Australian wide strategy to support parents with learning difficulties, and promote a healthy start to life for their young children.

NSW Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care - Funds programs and services that provide people with a disability opportunities to participate in community life.

Physical as Anything - For teachers, principals, healthcare professionals, students and families to support the successful inclusion of children with a disability at school.