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Benalla Support Group for Children with Special Needs
This group is a parent peer support group providing information, referral and support to families of children with special needs from birth to 21 years of age. 

The group provides opportunities to socialise, share ideas and information with others who understand the rewards and intensity of caring for a child with special needs. Information on the NDIS rollout for this region is also available along with the opportunity to attend information sessions for further information.

Two newsletters per term are distributed via email or mail, along with information regularly as it arrives (for this  information, email address needs to be provided).

Contact the Coordinator:

Roslyn Archer

Benalla Support Group for Children with Special Needs

Gliding Club of Victoria,

37 Samaria Road, Benalla 3672

P.O. Box 374

Ph: 5762 7057

Fax: 5762 7057

Email: bsgroup@telcoplus.com.au

Office open:

Tuesday 10.00 am - 2.30 pm

Thursday10.00 am - 2.30 pm

Carers and Parents Support Group Inc

The Carers and Parents Support Group Inc (CPSG) provides information, support, referral and advocacy services to carers, parents and families of adults (18+years) with an intellectual disability and/or dual disability.

CPSG holds monthly meetings on the 1st Monday from 10 am - 12 noon alternately at the CPSG Office at Gliding Club of Victoria Building, Airport Drive (off Samaria Road), Benalla, and/or at a local cafe for a 'Cuppa and Chat'.

CPSG is run by a volunteer carer Committee of Management providing carer educational workshops ie NDIS training forums, Legal and Powers of Attorney, Wills and Estates, Centrelink, Human Rights, Managing Carer Stress and Family Relationship Support. Social activities include pamper days and bus trips to Cobram for a cruise on 'Cobba', Sunnymeade Garden visits and autumn colours in Bright and Beechworth. CPSG is part of a statewide network of Carer Support Groups, whilst working closely with similar organisations ie Benalla Carer Group, CarerVic, EACH Family Relationsip Support for Carers etc.



For further queries or information please contact:

Coordinator:  Sally Martin

Carers and Parents Support Group Inc

PO Box 931, Benalla 3671

Gliding Club of Victorian Building

Airport Drive (off Samaria Road),  Benalla  Vic  3672

Phone: (03) 5762 6202

Mobile: 0409 167 037

Email - cpsgbenalla@bigpond.com

Office hours are:  Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 8.30 am - 4 pm.
 

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