The July school holidays were non-stop for school holiday program participant Orlano, who was out and about around Melbourne, socialising, practicing new skills and experiencing new things through Yooralla’s school holiday program.
We support people with disability of all ages and needs in their homes and the community with quality services. Established in 1918, we are one of Victoria's largest and oldest not-for-profit disability service providers.
Employing individuals dedicated to working towards a world where people with disability are equal citizens.
Yooralla’s free guide on the NDIS for your child
This easy to follow guide is based on Yooralla’s experience with the NDIS and working with families and children.Find out more
Read the latest news, blogs and statistics from Yooralla. Learn about disability from the personal experiences of people with disability, carers and the wider community.
23 July 2021
Customers get out and about on the school holidays
This July school holidays had plenty to offer our customers, with excursions to Science works, museums, the Melbourne Zoo, train rides, mini golf, cinema, picnics, indoor play centre visits and more on the agenda!
20 July 2021
Sharing stories of cultural heritage at VASS
The festivities, which aligned with World Africa Day, were a great opportunity for customers and staff alike to learn about the cultural heritage of the African team members at VASS.
14 July 2021
More space and increased accessibility at Yooralla’s new op shop
The new premises boasts a larger shop floor and display area, offering improved accessibility for customers.
12 July 2021
Career change from plasterer to Disability Support Worker “the best thing” Nick has ever done
Nick embarked on a bit of a journey before deciding to pursue disability support work, originally wanting to get into helping at-risk young males.
06 July 2021
Co-designed cravats help customers feel more confident
Customers co-designed the cravats so the protectors would become like another item of clothing that highlights their personality and reflects their tastes.
01 July 2021
Yooralla customers on COVID-19 vaccine: Let’s protect our community together
Jason said his recommendation for people who are hesitant about getting the COVID-19 vaccine would be to discuss their concerns with their GP.
28 June 2021
How is Specialist Support Coordination different to Support Coordination?
Specialist Support Coordination is funded for people who need additional support to implement their NDIS plan, due to their exceptionally complex support needs or high-level risks in their situation.
22 June 2021
Don’t miss out on your chance to see ‘Things of Paint & Wood’ at the Meeniyan Art Gallery
The exhibition showcases paintings including those of local flora and fauna, and a selection of woodwork created by the Leongatha Community Hub customers.
16 June 2021
Yooralla customers ‘Armchair Travel’ to Santorini
A whole week is dedicated to each destination, which features traditional dishes and music, as well as painting the national flag together and decorating the home in the country’s colours.
10 June 2021
Why use a registered service provider?
When choosing who will deliver your funded supports, you have the option of choosing between service providers - some who have been registered by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) and some who have not.