As of March 2020 – this program will be run by Yooralla who have supported the participants with the transition. These programs are running in a similar way to Merri Health.
Due to current restrictions with COVID-19 around social gatherings, there is a current hold on group social and recreational services. Yooralla is monitoring the situation and sending communication to existing participants.
Call 03 9666 4500 for more information about their programs.
Engaging group activities for people with a disability.
What is it?
Supporting the wellbeing of people with a disability through social connections.
We provide the opportunity for young adults to participate in fun and interesting activities. We support you to:
- Stay connected with peers
- Improve skills and learn new things
- Try new activities in a safe space
- Maintain your wellbeing
- Achieve your goals
Who can access this service?
Anyone that is eligible for the NDIS and has received a package.
Funds will be taken from your NDIS package to cover your involvement with our program.
- Friday evening between $18.56 and $27.88 per hour
- Saturday between $23.13 and $34.75 per hour
*There is an additional out of pocket fee charged per activity that is not covered with funds from your NDIS plan.
Do I need a referral?
To access these programs you need to have an NDIS plan.
For questions, speak to our NDIS community engagement coordinator.
- Call 1300 637 744 (MERRI H)
- Email NDIS@merrihealth.org.au