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Orange Teen Time

Contact Details

Orange Teen Time
Anson Street School
286 Lords Place (Admin)
Orange  NSW  2800
Phone 02 6393 8617
Fax 02 6393 8696
 
 
Teen Time is an After School and Vacation Care Support Program designed for secondary students, 12 years and over with a disability and moderate to high support needs. Orange Teen Time operates from Anson Street Public School. Teen Time operates after school during term times and during school holiday periods.
Teen Time Activities

What we offer

  • A variety of recreational activities to meet the individual needs of young people.
  • A relaxed and informal environment
  • A program that allows young people to make choices.
  • A program that builds their social, emotional, creative and physical development.
  • Individualised assessment and planning to ensure services are responsive to the needs of the young person and their family.
  • A commitment to provide high quality service which values and supports the principles of quality school aged care.
  • A secure and safe environment for all those who attend.
  • High staff to student ratios with a minimum of one staff member for every three children.

Activities

After School Care

Vacation Care

Monday to Friday
3.00pm to 6.00pm
Monday to Friday
8.00am to 6.00pm
  • Art and Craft Activities
  • TV and Movies
  • Video Games
  • Books and Magazines
  • Ball Games
  • Dancing
  • Cooking
  • Puzzles
  • Music
  • Movies
  • Art Galleries
  • Music
  • Dancing
  • Bowling
  • TV shows
  • Sport
  • Drama
  • Art and Craft
  • Eating out

Click here to go the Teen Time Facebook page You can also keep in touch with activities at Teen Time by 'Liking' our Facebook page

 

Costs

After School Care:   $23.00 per session
Vacation Care:         $48.00 per session
Child care benefit (CCB) is available to all eligible families.

Transport

Transport to and from the service is NOT provided.

Parents are responsible for the provision of transport.  However, for After School Services, students currently accessing the Department of Education’s special transport service, are able to change their drop off address to the Teen Time Program.

Accessing the Program

Eligibility

To be eligible for the program, the student and family must meet the following criteria:

  • Secondary Student (12years and older) with an intellectual disability and moderate to high support needs.
  • Parents of a student with a disability who work or are actively seeking employment.
  • Parents of a student with a disability who are studying or intending to study to gain employment.

How to make a referral

Referrals to the Teen Time program can be made by contacting the ADHC information, referral and intake team on 1300 134 450 (toll free)

Who can make a referral
  • Case Managers
  • Parents and/or Carers
  • Schools

Once a referral has been received the Respite Coordination Group will determine eligibility for the program against the program guidelines. Families will be notified of the group's decision to accept or decline the referral in writing.