ABOUT US

OC Connections (OCC) provides important opportunities for people of all abilities to contribute to society and live happy and successful lives on their own terms.

Visions and Values

  • Our vision for the future

    We enable people 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.

  • Our purpose

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

Our brand positioning

To create meaningful outcomes that enables participants to:

  • Have a sense of purpose and belonging
  • Have opportunities to choose from
  • Pursue dreams and aspirations
  • Be heard and valued
  • Be accepted and included
  • Be treated with dignity and respect
  • Develop and grow skills and experiences
  • Build self-esteem and be happy
  • Enjoy a healthy and safe environment
  • Be encouraged to contribute

Our core values

To provide participants with choices they value, we must create meaningful opportunities that bring direction and purpose to their lives and enable individuals to achieve lifelong goals and dreams.

Choice

The ability to choose how to live is central to everyday life. People feel valued when given the chance to make choices and decisions about what matters most in their life.

Opportunity

Our inclusive services focus on the person and their individual needs. We create and provide opportunities for people to develop and grow, pursue goals and live as independently as possible.

Respect

We respect every person’s right to make choices, and to be heard.  We empower people to live life to the fullest and develop a sense of belonging, which encourages them to be active participants within their community.

Equality

We advocate for the disadvantaged, acknowledge a person’s right to live life with dignity and equality and celebrate the joy of diversity.

OC Connections has a long and proud history 

OC Connections (OCC) provides important opportunities for people of all abilities to contribute to society and live happy and successful lives on their own terms.

OCC proudly provides Supported Independent Living (SIL), Day Supports, Pathways to Employment, employment opportunities through our social enterprises educational and recreational services and Support Coordination to people living with a disability.

OCC works with each individual participant and their support network to support them to choose how they will live, work and spend their recreation time. Our staff tailor support services to meet each person’s specific needs and aspirations.

OCC aims to unlock each person’s potential through working with them to maximise their choice and control over their lives.