The Shepherd Centre is a registered not-for-profit charity. A large proportion of our funding comes through our fundraising efforts so we can provide listening and spoken language intervention at low or no cost to all families. With the roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), there is no cost for our services to approved families for our services. For families who are still on Better Start funding (which will transfer across to NDIS funding as this rolls out across the nation), a small membership fee applies for each child in our Early Intervention Program. Families experiencing financial hardship may apply for an abatement of their membership fees. Contact us on (02) 9370 4400 to discuss further. For information on NDIS funding, click here.