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Legal Matters for Families of Children with Disabilities

Presented by the Community Legal Centre. Celebrating Law week.

These FREE sessions are open to people with disabilities of all ages, their families, and carers.

As children with disabilities reach adulthood, legal issues around wills, power of attorney, financial and medical management can become more complex.

Ararat:     Tuesday 15th May, 7pm – 8.30pm
Alexander Oval Hall, Lowe St, Ararat


*NEW GROUP: Hepburn Region Parent Support Group


This group will meet next on at 12.30pm on Wednesday 16th May at 12.30pm – 2pm, Mill Market Cafe, 105 Central Springs Road, Daylesford.

Information about local disability supports, services events and activities will be provided.


Please contact Rebecca Paton, on 53291361 or at to register.

Ballarat NDIS Kids Parent Group


This is a new group for any parents of children under 4 years with an NDIS plan. These sessions are open to all parents and carers of pre-school aged children with NDIS plans.  You do not need to be receiving other Pinarc Services to be eligible.  Children are welcome and play opportunities will be provided to keep them busy.


Next session: Wednesday 2nd May, 9.30am – 10.30am at Pinarc Golden Point, 120 English St, Golden Point. 

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