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Our Out of School Recreation Support program (also known Alternate Recreation Choices - ARC) supports children with a disability and complex care needs (either high medical and/or behaviours of concern) to access mainstream out of school hours care services such as vacation care, before and after school care and child care.

The program is available to primary school aged children who have a disability and complex care needs and live in the Western Metropolitan local government areas of:

  • Moonee Valley
  • Brimbank
  • Maribyrnong
  • Hobsons Bay
  • Wyndham
  • Melton

We work with children (and their families) to access a mainstream service that will meet their individual support needs and recreational goals.

We can help families coordinate and access:

  • Disability-specific equipment
  • support workers
  • before and after school programs
  • holiday care programs

How to access this service

This service is available to children and young people with or without an NDIS plan. For further information, please contact our team on 1800 316 677 or