OC Connections is one of Victoria’s most trusted disability service providers, connecting our participants, family and friends with information and support.

We support people with a disability to live a life they choose within a society that values individuals for who they are, respects their rights and encourages participation in everyday life.

We advocate for ‘my life, my choice’ and provide rewarding opportunities that support people to achieve this.


Our day support services encourage people with disabilities to be involved in a wide range of activities based on their life goals and personal interests. We can support you in activities that we run on site in Oakleigh and surround suburbs or within the community. We also offer supported daily activities in the City of Casey.

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Meaningful employment is important to us all! Inspiring work opportunities provide economic security, gives us a sense of identity and belonging and encourages social interactions. We can help you reach your employment goals by providing supported employment opportunities, supports in open employment, and training pathways towards employment.

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At OC Connections we understand that ‘home’ means somewhere safe, a place to truly be yourself, where your individual lifestyle choices are paramount. Our disability accommodation services offer a range of living and support options available within our supported community homes or within your own home.

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Our NDIS Support Coordinators can help you to understand and use your plan. they will work with you yo find and connect with service providers that are suitable to your NDIS plan and goals.

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We have a number of dedicated accessible housing options for people with disabilities in South East Melbourne. This includes specialist disability accommodation, NDIS short term accommodation, in home support and supported independent living.

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We’re looking for dedicated people who share our goal in supporting people with disabilities to live life their way. A range of roles currently exist in our disability support and administrative areas. Find out more about working with us at the button below.

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OC Connections are now offering support services for people with disability in the City of Casey. People living with disability who reside in Casey will be able to access OC Connections’ supports in day activities, in home support, employment and training and support coordination.

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Are you interested in an office based role with on-the-job support and training? OCC Enterprises is recruiting supported employees who want to work and develop their skills in Document Management and Administration for a start in early 2022.



Read the latest news from OC below or find all of our news here

Priority PCR testing for disabilty workers

National Disabilty Services (NDS) have advised that disability workers identified as COVID-19 positive contacts are now in the Priority 1 group for PCR testing with results to be processed quickly.   Priority testing applies when a disability worker is a contact (regardless of whether it is a workplace, household, or social contact) or if symptomatic. This priority does not apply to surveillance […]

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Vaccine blitz for booster shots from 21-24 January, with more walk-up clinics available

The Government have announced another vaccine blitz for Victorians from Friday 21 January to Monday 24 January at state-run clinics, to accommodate the large number of people over the age of 18 now eligible for the booster shot. Victorians over the age of 18 will now be eligible to get their vital third dose of […]

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Financial assistance for people impacted by the pandemic

Did you know there is still financial assistance and grants available from the Government if you are impacted by COVID? The Victorian Government is ensuring all Victorians can continue to access the critical help they need to stay safe and well with an additional $27 million for more food and financial relief for our most […]

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Depending on whether you want to develop life or work skills, pursue hobbies, make friends, trial employment options, get a job, build independence or explore living options, you can find the supports to help you achieve these goals at OC Connections.

Let OC Connections help navigate your transition from school with our range of support services for young adults with a disability.


As a not-for-profit, we rely heavily on your support.

To continue to support participants we have developed new ways of doing things, employing more IT to connect with participants and run programs, providing additional learning and recreation activities in our houses and making sure all venues are safe are fully compliant with all infection control recommendations.

We hope you can support OC Connections so that we can provide more opportunities outside the NDIS for OCC participants to achieve their personal goals!

With your contribution, together we can make a difference.

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working with you through our
co-achieve model to achieve your goals

Our Co-Achieve operating model guides us to help you achieve your goals through person-centred active support, positive behaviour support, communication support and design thinking.

From January – June 2021, 84.7% of goals were achieved by participants at OC Connections using this approach.  Read more about how working with you through our Co-Achieve model can help you achieve your goals.

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The National Disability Insurance Scheme offers a new way of supporting people with a permanent and significant disability. You may be eligible for the scheme if you are under 65 and your disability affects your ability to take part in everyday activities.


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Supported Employment


In Home Respite Hours

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Total Hours Of Support

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Supported Employment


Participants In Supported Employment

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Total Hours Of Support

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Supported Employment


Fundraising Hours

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Total Hours Of Support

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You can help us change lives. Since 1950, OC Connections has been proudly supporting people with intellectual disabilities to live active, happy lives with dignity and independence. We believe everyone has the right to a life of equality and acceptance. You can help us help others by getting involved.

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