Our Library has five types of memberships: Family, Organisation, Postal, Mobile and Therapist. The following explanations of each will help you to choose which membership best suits your needs. Once you decide, go back to the Join Our Library page to see what you can borrow within that membership and which fee applies to you. Then you can click on the membership form, print it out, fill in the details and email it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
For families of children with disabilities (no formal diagnoses is required), you can join the mobile membership and have your toys delivered to your home twice per school term (see our mobile services schedule here); or the family membership which enables you to visit the library to make your selections. Items are generally borrowed for one month at a time.
The advantage of visiting the library with your child is that you and your child can trial the toys or items before you select them. You can also get knowledgeable advice from our helpful staff on the particular needs of your child and the toys that may best match those needs. As a member of our library, you and your child can make an appointment with our on-site Occupational Therapist (Thursdays only) to obtain her professional assistance with choosing the most appropriate resources for your child.
Organisations can include schools, child care centres, respite centres, community playgroups, My Time groups and more. Toys and resources for children with special needs are very expensive. A membership with Noah's Ark is a cost effective way of supplying developmental toys to children with disabilities without having to buy them. We cater to widely differing needs and levels of development. We are particularly interested in assisting with early intervention and have a range of toys and resources that can be used while families are waiting for a formal diagnosis. And best of all, the toys will be delivered to you.
Noah’s Ark WA is pleased to announce our new partnership with Toll IPEC. All remote and rural postal members, outside the 350 km metro limit of our mobile service and south of Broome, will now receive their toys courtesy of Toll IPEC.
Our postal service is available to families and organisations almost anywhere in Western Australia. All toys and resources shown on this web site can be sent to you via our postal service.The postal service includes upto 10 toys per delivery and includes 6 deliveries per year. The cost of delivery and collection of all toys is included within this membership.
Noah’s Ark provides a mobile library service for families and organisations that are unable to visit our Library in Morley.
Our mobile toy library in WA has a schedule of regular visits to families, schools and communities within a 350km radius of Perth, extending from Moora and Northam through to Margaret River.
Demand for our mobile toy library services is increasing and as more new families, schools and community groups use the service, we will extend our mobile visits to meet the needs of the various communities.
Members in remote areas (350 km metro limit) can place orders here on the Noah’s Ark website for delivery by the mobile service. Schools are now able to pre-order resources in line with the themes and activities of their curriculum each term.
Our friendly professional toy library staff at Morley are happy to provide advice and assist you in selecting the appropriate toys and resources prior to ordering. Just call us on 08 09328 1598.
Memberships is dependent on the number of therapists working at a DSC funded organisation and currently includes the following organisations: Association for the Blind, Kids are Kids, Senses, The Centre for Cerebral Palsy, Therapy Focus, Independent Living Centre and Telethon Speech and Hearing. Unlimited toys or resources for demonstration purposes; not to be on-loaned. Only 2 assessments per therapist at any one time, and delivery via the mobile service if within 350Km of Perth.
For all other therapy providers there is a limit of 6 toys per visit or delivery.