Participants at the North Road Day Support hub celebrated the end of year with a day of making Christmas hats and gift giving.
Colin, Don and David enjoyed the chance to celebrate and be in the company of friends before our Day Supports program closes over the Christmas break.
Friendship and community are a big part of life. We understand that being around people you like and who make you feel good is important. Our Day Supports program help people find what they like to do and provide the right support and activity to suit their needs.
The North Road group consist of many of our long-term participants who have developed a friendship throughout their time at OC Connections. It is important for them to celebrate milestones, events and each other and our staff are there to facilitate that.
If you’re looking to meet new people with similar interests, wecan help you make and keep those connections.
The Australian Government will soon review the recommendations of the Disability Royal Commission, including employment services and opportunities for people living with disability. Around 16,000 people living with disabilities work as Supported Employees across Australia. Working in Supported Employment makes a significant difference in the lives of people with disability – engaging in work helps […]
“Expression” Exhibition at Cardinia Cultural Centre
The OC Art Space provides a welcoming, encouraging environment for participants to learn creative forms of self-expression. Living with intellectual and developmental disabilities can feel isolating, especially when your natural type of communication isn’t widely understood. That’s why support staff Renate and Val have worked to build a strong foundation at OC Connections for participants […]
In July, two residents from our Oakleigh Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) made the trip up to Echuca to participate in a game of footy with Moama Rockets! Tim and Bart are members of the Mazenod Panthers in Glen Waverly, an all-abilities football club that goes up against teams from around Victoria. They woke up bright […]