Your support has the power to transform lives and create a brighter future. By donating to OC Connections, you join a community of compassionate individuals dedicated to empowering individuals with disabilities to live fulfilling lives that are rich with experiences and inclusion.
Together, we can make a lasting impact and open doors to endless possibilities.
Your contribution helps us provide essential support and resources to individuals with disabilities, enabling them to gain independence and develop essential life skills. From educational programs, to independent living options, to employment, your donation helps open doors to new opportunities.
We are committed to creating an inclusive society where everyone feels valued and has the chance to contribute. Your generosity helps us organise community events, social outings, and recreational activities, fostering connections and promoting social inclusion for individuals with disabilities.
Technology is advancing rapidly, and we strive to embrace it to enhance the lives of individuals with disabilities. Your donation enables us to invest in innovative assistive technologies, adaptive equipment, and cutting-edge therapies, empowering individuals to overcome obstacles and thrive.
We understand that families play a crucial role in the lives of individuals with disabilities. Your support helps us provide valuable resources and respite care to families, ensuring they receive the support they need on their journey.
Giving has never been easier! Here are the ways you can contribute to OC Connections and make a meaningful impact:
In December 2021, our participants were able to celebrate Christmas in style with assistance from the Achieve Fund. We were able to purchase Christmas vouchers, stockings and additional items for our houses to assist in their preparation of Christmas.
As a result, our residents were able to decorate their houses, enjoy gifts and meals together with their fellow residents and staff.
Friendship and community are a big part of life. Creating opportunities for participants to build community and celebrate big moments in life, is important to overall wellbeing and quality of life.
Our supported accommodation helps people find a home, live well in their home, and form friendships.
Participants are supported to build a community in which they belong and feel safe and respected.
As a result, participants and staff become like family and so losing a housemate is like losing family. In 2022, the Achieve Fund helped residents purchase items to build a mosaic memorial plaque for a deceased resident, as well as purchase a plant for the home’s garden.
The Final Report of the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability has been released. The research findings, collected through
Your generosity helps to support people with disability to live the life they choose.