Child and Adolescent
Psychology Services

Children's Contact Service

Child and Adolescent Psychology Services (CAPS) is child focussed providing safe, supervised family contacts and changeovers between children and their parents or significant caregivers within Melbourne and surrounding rural locations.


This service provides separated parents who are unable to manage contact arrangements, or as
ordered by court.


CAPS provides experienced qualified staff to provide secure and safe child focussed environments at times scheduled at a mutually beneficial time, which includes weekdays, weekends and public holidays.


Stage 1

Please contact CAPS, phone 9375 2643 or email and we will send an application form for you to complete.


Once each parent has completed the application we
will contact you to arrange individual assessment and intake interviews.


Upon payment of $200 (inc gst) we will contact you
to arrange a convenient interview time.


Stage 2

CAPS staffer will facilitate a family contact visit which
is monitored and controlled in a safe controlled environment. CAPS are a private organisation and do
not receive government funding. Families accessing
this service are required to fund the full cost of services accessed, payable in advance.

Weekends/Weekends $100 (inc gst) per hour

Public Holidays $140 (inc gst) per hour


CAPS if required will transport children if separated parents are uncomfortable to facilitate the changeover.

Changeover $60 (inc gst) each way per visit


Court Report

Court reports can be prepared based on the
confidential observation notes.

Court Report $750 (inc gst)


2016 Child and Adolescent Psychology Services