About our referral process


Who can be referred to HECIS

Any child aged 0-6 years of age who lives in/ or attends an early child care service,family day care setting or school in the Hawkesbury LGA can be referred to HECIS.


When to refer to HECIS

If a parent/carer or child's teacher is concerned about any area of the child's development.

If a child's development in any area causes difficulties in other areas e.g. social interactions and learning.


How to make a referral to HECIS

A child may be referred to our service by their parent/carer directly

or by the parent/carer of child jointly with the staff of the child care centre or school where the child attends (if applicable).


The referral forms contain several 'consent declarations' which must be signed by all parent/carers with parental repsonsibility for the child.  

The Assessment cannot be completed until all parent/carers with parental rights of the child complete the consent declarations. 


Parent/carers wishing to make a direct referral should download and complete the 'Parent/Carer based referral'


Child care centres/Schools wishing to make a referral in conjunction with the parent/carer should download and use

the 'Centre/School based referral'.


Referral forms can be:


How much does it cost?

HECIS is a free service to parents/carers.

An annual membership fee is levied on Early Child Care Services to assist HECIS with processing and admin costs.


                           HECIS Referral Forms









Call Us: 02 4587 7277   /   info@hecis.org.au  /  12 Stewart Street, South Windsor NSW 2756

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