Community Hubs & Supports

Supporting community and social participation through a range of group and individual supports.

Yooralla provides a ‘hub and spoke’ model of community-based supports for people with disability, where every individual is encouraged to pursue their goals by accessing skills-based learning, recreation and social activities.

Working together with you and your family or support network, Yooralla will create a personalised plan around your goals and aspirations, and identify the programs and supports that will assist you to achieve them. Support can complement your existing informal supports, such as your family, friends and other community members.

Yooralla caters to many different needs and interests in a safe and supportive environment, both within the hubs and in the local community.

Our qualified staff take a person-centered approach, and are committed to providing innovative and stimulating programs and activities designed to enhance your life skills and promote choice, inclusion, independence and wellbeing.

How we can help

Yooralla has 16 Hubs (or meeting places) across Victoria, where you can receive the support you require, meet new friends and get out in your local community, all while learning new skills.

Some of the things we can support you with include:

Developing your communication skills
  • Developing relationships
  • Meeting new people
  • Personal presentation skills
Improving your health and wellbeing
  • Taking part in sports or exercise classes
  • Cooking skills
  • Shopping for groceries
  • Learning to swim
Developing life skills
  • Money handling
  • Using public transport
  • Learning how to use technology effectively
Leisure and recreation
  • Taking art classes
  • Gardening  
  • Joining a social group or community activity
  • Going to the footy or the movies
Developing job skills
  • Education and job skills training programs
  • Vocational training and work experience programs

We can support you with whatever you’d like to do… everyone is different!

Our points of difference

  • We are the disability specialists; we have almost 100 years of experience supporting people with disability.
  • We provide flexible, on-demand supports including after hours, weekends and holidays.
  • Our staff have extensive experience supporting people with high and complex needs.
  • We uphold the highest standards of quality and safeguards. We actively promote and uphold the fundamental rights of people with disability as equal citizens, as advocated in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (2006).

Resources

 

Download: Community Hubs factsheet (PDF, 587kb) 602kb Community-Hubs-2pp_web.pdf

 

Download: Community Hubs factsheet (Word, 377kb) 386kb Community-Hubs_Accessible-word.docx

Contact

For more information on how Yooralla can assist you to increase your community and social participation, please contact us.

Phone: 03 9666 4500
Email: hubs@yooralla.com.au

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