‘Ready, Set, Go’ is a Lismore Communities for Children strategy delivered since 2005 by Northern Rivers Children’s Services Ltd, a non profit organisation.
Communities for Children in Lismore is funded by the Australian Government and facilitated by YWCA Australia. It is a free service for eligible families.
Ready, Set, Go Eligibility Criteria
Families who are not accessing other therapy / early childhood intervention services and present as vulnerable as a result of family crisis, high levels of stress, hold a pension /disability / health care card and have extreme financial disadvantage; single parent/ aboriginal families who are struggling with parenting and have limited capacity (this may include – no driving licence or car, no family support and limited social network); and have children with developmental difficulties /concerns.
Priority is given to families who present with the greatest complex needs and will be allocated dependant on current caseloads and team capacity at the time of referral.