NDIS

We are an NDIS registered service provider and run community and centre based social and recreational programs. If you would like to attend one of our programs and have an NDIS package please remember to include the program in your plan. Our fees are charged at the rate listed in the NDIS price guide. Our programs are listed HERE. We also offer a range of free  support services.

 
For information on our programs, including availability and suitability for your clients, call us on 9819 5758.

Hawthorn, Changing Directions Music

Changing Directions Music

Hawthorn Changing Directions Music encourages participants to explore their interests and develop skills through musical expression. It also provides a supportive social environment where members and their carers can interact and develop social networks that improves community integration and participation. This program is designed particularly for people with an Acquired Brain Injury.

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(2 hours per week)

Hawthorn, Changing Directions Art

Changing Directions Art 

Changing Directions Art inspires creative expression through the visual arts. Participants can work individually or on group projects with guidance from an artist. The group also provides a supportive social environment where members and their carers can interact and develop social skills and networks that improve community participation.  This program is designed particularly for people with an Acquired Brian Injury.

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(2 hours per week)

Hawthorn, Nova art

Nova Art

Nova Art offers a welcoming and supportive open studio environment that encourages artists who have lived experience of mental illness to pursue their own artistic practice and vision.  The program is run by an art facilitator who supports the group in their creative expression and participation. All materials are provided and a light lunch is served. Participants may attend for either the morning or the afternoon session, or stay for the whole day.

 

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(half day 3 hours per week, full day 6 hours per week)

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Cooking Small, Eating Well

Cooking Small Eating Well is a hands-on cooking program that teaches adults basic cooking skills while introducing recipes that are healthy and delicious. As well as improving functional cooking skills this program develops knowledge of preparing and eating nutritious meals. Improving cooking skills helps participants to achieve greater independence, confidence and control.

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(2 hours per fortnight)

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Wednesday Art

Wednesday Art enables participants to explore their creativity as they are encouraged to work on their individual art or on group projects. As well as art, this is an opportunity for participants to engage socially and to enjoy a light morning tea in a supportive environment. This program is designed particularly for people with an intellectual disability.

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(1.5 hours per week)