Our 1:1 community support increases a person with a disability’s confidence and self-esteem in the community. We help them understand and learn:
- safety awareness
- general life skills.
We work with each person to design a lifestyle that suits them, ensuring they feel empowered and valued in the community. With the support of a disability support worker, we can accompany you on activities and experiences out in the community such as local walks, visit parks, do grocery shopping, go to the movies or enjoy lunch at a cafe.
- Connect with the local community.
- Develop the knowledge and skills to travel independently on public transport.
- Valuing and respecting our peers and accepting others’ opinions.
- Develop friendships.
- Learn and develop communication skills.
- Access a wide range of community activities.
- Develop skills such as turn taking, waiting, and teamwork.
- Money handling and independently looking after own belongings.
- Wellbeing and health focused.
- Participate in group recreational activities that may be unfamiliar.
- Develop and maintain relationships and socialise with peers and community members.
- Engage in volunteer work or education.
- Have the opportunity, and be supported, to attend allied health supports and services.
1:1 Support social groups
As well as 1:1 support in the community we provide a number of social groups which participants can attend with their 1:1 support worker. These groups provide a large variety of activities run both during the day and in the evening throughout the week. Based on client feedback and interest the activities vary from attending sporting events, pamper days, movies, bowling, day trips to various locations in Victoria, theatre shows, music festivals and much much more!
To see our social support group activities click on the icons below.