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The Joseph Varga School networks with other Special Needs schools and specialist support services. Listed below are a number of entities, organisations and schools who provide assistance and help in various ways.
Referral service for children with mental health concerns, in which the child’s family is viewed as the unit of treatment, with interventions geared towards assisting families with behavioural and relationship difficulties.
Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is Australia’s leading service provider for autism and other disabilities. Our specialised, evidence informed schools program is the largest in the world, with additional services that include information and advice, diagnostic assessments, behaviour support, parent and family support, and adult programs.
Provides an education for students aged 8 to 18 years, with the majority of students being secondary aged, who have anxiety, special learning needs, mental health problems, and in some cases, autism.
Now accepting troubled boys and girls, and their families in crisis, who receive therapy, education and support, often through an intensive residential program that lasts for 6-12 months, with an end goal of Family Preservation and Restoration.
Marist Youth Care is a not-for-profit organisation focused on helping young people at ‘risk’ and their families. With over 117 years of experience, our programs and services give young people a chance to learn new skills through education, training and community involvement.
The Oasis Education Centres, located in Surry Hills (16-24 year olds) and Chatswood (12-15 year olds), offer accredited education from basic literacy and numeracy up to Year 12 schooling
Redbank School is part of a combined Department of Education and Training and Department of Health facility for the treatment of children and adolescents who are experiencing emotional, behavioural or psychiatric difficulties.
Rivendell is a joint Department of Health/Department of Education and Communities facility that focuses on the psychological health of young people and their families.
Wairoa School provides educational programs for students with moderate to high support needs. Our programs support students with a moderate to severe intellectual disability, who may also have additional support needs related to autism, physical disabilities and/or sensory disabilities.
Operates a youth centre, homework help program, youth connections program and a High School [POEM] as well as accredited vocational training courses.