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August Family Forum highlights – Supports in the home

19 September 2020

Back by popular demand, our recent Family Focus Forum shone a spotlight on disability supports in the home with speakers from OC Connections and the Summer Foundation. OC Connections wishes to thank Penny Stevenson and the Summer Foundation for sharing their knowledge and insights with OC Connections families. The foundation’s vision is to enable people […]

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Minister for Roads supports OCCE

19 September 2020

Pictured above, left to right. Athena Kontonis (OCCE Learning & Assessment Manager), Maria, Peter, Shirley (OCCE Supported Employees), Therese Desmond (CEO OCC) & The Hon. Jaala Pulford MP and Michael (OCCE Supported Employee). See more images below. Team Leader Shirley and the rest of the OC Connections Enterprises (OCCE) Car Wash team, were very proud […]

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Volunteering with cats

18 September 2020

Di (picture below) loves animals! In May this year she expressed an interest in volunteering at an animal shelter to make connections in her local community and satisfy her love of cats.With the support of Carl Klimek (OC Connections) and the Australian Animal Protection Society (AAPS), Di now volunteers every Monday at the Dandenong South […]

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Blankets for Mums and bubs

18 September 2020

A huge shout out to our supported employee Joanne who donated 20 hand-made blankets to the St Kilda Mums charity, ensuring a warmer winter for babies in need. Joanne works at OC Connections Enterprises and buys wool from Savers and op-shops in her spare time. Joanne loves to sit and knit while she’s watching the […]

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Lights, camera, action!

18 September 2020

Last month the OC Connections Enterprises (OCCE) Car Wash team were invited to be featured in a video produced by VicRoads to support their new Social Procurement Strategy. The video focuses on VicRoads’ new partnership with OCCE and highlights the benefits of using OCCE’s car wash service. The film crew from VicRoads directed the team […]

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Congratulations Graduates

18 September 2020

Congratulations to all five participants who graduated from the Certificate I in Work Education this June. Bradley, Artishna, Brienna, Ariane and Zane, were presented with their Certificates by training provider Moe Life Skills in celebration of their achievements. Certificate I training involves participants undertaking a course one day per week developing the skills and confidence […]

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Preparing for your NDIS Review

18 September 2020

As you may know, the NDIS will review your Plan every 12 or 24 months, or earlier if there is a significant change in your circumstances and you have made a request for a review. OC Connections is committed to helping you ensure that you are ready for your next review meeting. At our recent […]

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At the footy show

17 September 2020

OC Connections participants, Roger and Tim, were thrilled to be part of the last week of the Channel 9 Footy Show recordings on Anzac Day. Best of buddies and true gentlemen, the two share a common passion for Footy. Tim barracks for the Bombers, Roger goes for the Hawks but they never let the difference […]

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NDIS Community Forum

17 September 2020

The Hon. Bill Shorten MP, the Shadow Minister for National Disability Insurance Scheme, and Clare O’Neil MP, the Federal Member for Hotham, would like you to join them at this important community forum on the NDIS. WHEN: Wednesday 13 November, 2019 10.30am to 12.00pm WHERE: Mulgrave Community Centre, 355 Wellington Road, Mulgrave Find out more […]

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