There are two types of funding streams under the Department of Social Services (DSS), previously known as FaHCSIA funding. These funding packages only apply to children diagnosed prior to their 6th birthday and can only be accessed until their 7th birthday. Both streams will come to a holt before the end of 2018.
Families will need to present a Letter of Introduction and sign convent forms prior to claiming services through WCSOT.
HCWA – Helping Children with Autism Package
BETTER START – The Better Start for Children with Disability initiative
- $12,000 available funding for early intervention services and treatments
- Up to a maximum of $6,000 in any one financial year
- $2,100 can be used for resources per financial year
Families are required to present their Letter of Introduction from Amaze prior to claiming services through Splash Therapy.
After each session, families will be required to sign a Service Delivery form indicating that the session has been completed. Families will receive a quarterly statement from DSS regarding their funding balances.