Does your infant or child suffer from Gastro-oesophageal Reflux?
Are you receiving the support and information you need?
Caring for a baby or child who suffers from Gastro-oesophageal Reflux can be extremely stressful and you may find yourself on an emotional rollercoaster ride.
You may not realise your experience and emotions can be perfectly normal for your situation but this is where the Reflux Infants Support Association (RISA) Inc can help.
RISA Inc is a non-profit community group that offers support to families of infants and children who suffer from Gastro-oesophageal Reflux and its complications. It is run by reflux families for the benefit of reflux families and has done so since 1982.
The Reflux Infants Support Association Inc is an incorporated charitable organisation with the authority to fundraise in the state of New South Wales, Australia.
What RISA Offers
RISA Inc offers a wide and varied range of services to support families who have babies or children who suffer from Gastro-oesophageal Reflux (GOR) and Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD).
Online Parent Groups
24/7 availability where financial members can post questions, express their frustrations, and get day-to-day online support from other families who understand what they are going through.
Connect with other families who have one or more children who suffer from Gastro-oesophageal Reflux.
Ongoing telephone and email support from parents who have experienced reflux with their own children. Contacts are unpaid volunteers.
RISA Members are able to borrow from our collection of library books. Details will be provided as part of the membership package.
Regular management meetings that RISA members are welcome to attend.
Informal get-togethers amongst members as arranged.
Coffee mornings are a good opportunity to discuss your reflux issues with other reflux parents. Organised upon request where possible.
Allied Health Professionals
Allied Health Professionals support RISA families by answering some questions about reflux-related issues.
The Reflux Infants Support Association Inc is a not-for-profit incorporated association registered under the NSW Associations Incorporation Act 2009 and governed by the NSW Associations Incorporation Regulation 2010.
ABN: 64 158 190 024
ARBN: 124 656 097
NSW Reg #: INC9897441
(formerly registered in Qld reg#: IA11510)
RISA Inc is endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) by the Australian Taxation Office from 1 July 2000. It is covered by Item 1 of the table in section 30-15 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.
NSW Charitable Fundraising Number CFN/22864