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 vulnerable, a boost to family violence services, and more support for our culturally diverse communities.
Financial assistance is available if you:
are unable to work due to restrictions, or if your hours or income have been reduced
have been directed to quarantine
are isolating waiting on the results of a PCR COVID-19 test (ie. there is a $450 payment available)
After an extensive break due to the COVID-19, OC Connections is excited to welcome the return of Disco Thursdays at the Glen Waverley Community Centre! This event exists to build social connections for people with disability through the love of dance and music. With much anticipation, we had our first Disco Night on Thursday 9th of February […]
Meet Harry! The first thing you notice about Harry when you meet him is his warm smile and his vibrant energy. Harry is twenty-one years old and is currently working as a supported employee with OC Connections Enterprises in the packing department. Harry wasn’t always this self-assured, but since 2019 he has gone on […]
Government Reviews impacting the Disability Sector
A number of reviews are currently being conducted by the Government with the goal of improving the access, experience and outcomes for people with disabilities. SDA Price Review: The NDIS is conducting a SDA Pricing Review, which will “evaluate the impact of current SDA prices on supply and demand and set new SDA prices to […]