Autism Family Support AssociationWelcome to AFSA
The Autism Family Support Association Inc. (AFSA) is a community based volunteer group representing those in Victoria who have a family member/s on the Autism Spectrum.
Who are we
AFSA is the collective voice for autistic people with complex and high support needs and their parents, carers and families.
We provide fellowship, peer support and information.
AFSA actively raises our community’s concerns with state and federal government policy makers to achieve better services and outcomes for autistic people and their families.
Via our website, social media and meetings AFSA provides links to contemporary evidence based information and resources, networks and support services.
AFSA is managed by a voluntary committee. We represent lived experience and speak on behalf of our autistic family members and their loved ones. We partner with like organisations to share our experiences and information.
A little bit
AFSA was formed by a group of parents and has been a respected and valued member of many federal and state government reviews and working groups representing the family perspective – the ‘lived experience’. This involvement has been instrumental in advancing awareness and understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder by policy makers, service providers and the community.
The work of AFSA is limited only by the size and expertise of our committee. Parents, carers and family members are encouraged to join our committee and help make AFSA’s voice even louder.
The new AFSA committee is busy preparing an information session schedule for 2023 covering topics that members have indicated they want to learn more about including the NDIS, planning for the future and housing and accommodation.
AFSA FAMILY DAY
Join AFSA families for a fun day at Myuna Farm Doveton on Sunday 19th March 2023. AFSA will cover the entry fee for those who pre book on Try Booking here.
My Say AFSA Members Survey 2022
Help AFSA to prepare a profile of our member families – where they live and what services and supports they access. Our Mail Chimp survey should take 10 – 20 minutes and can be accessed here.
Here is a quick look at what AFSA is currently involved with – who we are meeting with, submissions we have prepared and any major announcements important to Victorian parents, carers and families.
eContact Issue 4
eContact Issue #4 Out Now Our Summer Issue of...
eContact Issue 3
eContact Issue #3 Out Now Our Spring Issue of...
AFSA AGM The AFSA 2022 AGM was held on 16th...
National Disability Advocacy Framework
National Disability Advocacy Framework 2022-2025...
AFSA Agendas of Issues 2021-23
AFSA Agendas of Issues 2021-23 The AFSA...
eContact Issue 2
eContact Issue #2 Out Now Our Winter Issue of...
Join our family today
Phone or SMS: 0421 642 364
© Copyright Autism Family Support Association Inc 2022
Keep up to date with our latest information by following us on: