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Disability programs

We run a range of programs and activities throughout the year for residents who have a disability.

These programs aim to keep residents connected with their community.

Other program and services can be found in the Stay Connected Disability Directory January–June 2017 (docx, 212KB).

Saturday Night Live

This program is for residents aged 13-40 years and provides a social activity in a setting outside the home. Activities during the program include playing table tennis and other games, listening to music, watching movies and reading.

When:

  • Group 1 (13-25 years) meet on the first Saturday of the month.
  • Group 2 (25-40 years) meet on the second Saturday of the month.

Time: 6pm-10pm

Where: Ascot Vale Neighbourhood Centre, 101 Union Rd, Ascot Vale.

Cost: $12.40 per program

Bookings are required, please contact our Disability Access and Support Team Leader on 9243 8712 or email connected@mvcc.vic.gov.au

Month Activity 
February

Williamstown – Fish and Chips

Enjoy a drive to Williamstown beach for fish and chips on the foreshore.

Group 1 – 4 Feb
Group 2 – 11 Feb

March

Barbecue Dinner

Barbecue dinner at Victory Park, Langs Road, Ascot Vale

Group 1 – 4 March
Group 2 – 11 March

April

Hula Hoop session

Hula Hoop fun and make your own hoop with an experienced facilitator.

Group 1 – 1 April
Group 2 – 8 April

May

Movie at Hoyts, Highpoint

The movie will be chosen by participants closer to the date. 

Group 1 – 6 May
Group 2 – 13 May

June

Cooking class - dinner 

Cook a feast – what will be cooked will be determined by the group closer to the date.

Group 1 – 3 June
Group 2 – 10 June 

July

Pancake Parlour at Highpoint

Eat some yummy pancakes at the pancake parlour.

Group 1 – 1 July
Group 2 – 8 July

August

Bowling at Highpoint

Can you get the most strikes?

Group 1 – 5 Aug
Group 2 – 12 Aug

September

Footy themed night

Footy finals are on - that means footy food and games!

Group 1 – 2 Sept
Group 2 – 9 Sept

October

La Porchetta on Keilor Rd, Niddrie

Enjoy an Italian feast.

Group 1 – 7 Oct
Group 2 – 14 Oct

November

Cooking class – desserts

What will be cooked will be determined by the group closer to the date.

Group 1 – 4 Nov
Group 2 – 11 Nov

December

Christmas Lights

It’s Christmas time, that means Christmas lights bus tour!

Group 1 – 2 Dec
Group 2 – 9 Dec

Disco Inferno

The Disco runs four times a year and is for people aged 18-35 years.

Upcoming dates: Friday, 31 March; Friday, 30 June; Friday, 22 September and Friday, 15 December 

Time: 7pm-11pm

Where: Kellaway Avenue Neighbourhood Centre, 5 Kellaway Ave, Moonee Ponds

Costs: $7.20 Moonee Valley resident and $13.35 for non resident.

To be placed on the Disco mailing list please contact our Disability Access and Support Team Leader on 9243 8712 or email connected@mvcc.vic.gov.au

Social Connection

A monthly outing for residents who aged 35-65

When and where: The program is on the third Saturday of the month, upcoming outings;

  • Saturday, 18 February - Celebrate Lunar New Year at Southbank
  • Saturday, 18 March - Fruit picking at Bacchus Marsh
  • Saturday,15 April - Shrine of Remembrance
  • Saturday, 20 May - Blackbird river cruise
  • Saturday, 17 June - Movies (TBC movie closer to date)

Time: 9am-3pm (can vary depending on outing)

Costs: $18.35 per outing

Bookings are required, please contact our Disability Access and Support Team Leader on 9243 8712 or email connected@mvcc.vic.gov.au

Adventures Are Us Holiday program

Holiday program for children aged 5 to 12 years diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

When: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of the school holidays

Where: Children meet at the Western Autistic School - Niddrie Campus before embarking on a community based outing.

Time: 9am-3pm

Cost: $18.35 per day

An assessment prior to attending is essential please contact our Disability Access and Support Team Leader on 9243 8806 or email connected@mvcc.vic.gov.au

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