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Disability Services

Mpower has a team of qualified and caring personal support workers that can provide support to participants in their home or in the community. All services can be tailored to participant needs.

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Disability Services

High Flyers

Junior High Flyers is a program for children attending primary school diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder who have NDIS funding to get together to try new things and meet new people.  Check out the Disability Services Calendar for specific activities.  Bookings are essential.

 

High Flyers is a program for secondary school students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder who have NDIS funding to get together to try new things and meet new people.

 

The program provides the opportunity for participants to build social skills, socialise with peers, learn to be away from familiar people, learn meal preparation and clean-up, win and lose at games and develop their confidence and independence. 

 

High Flyers groups give children with disabilities the opportunities to make new friends, to be and feel included, try new things and see new places. 

 

Groups are matched for age and skills, staffed at 1:1 for participants with complex needs, 1:2 or 1:3 depending on the needs of the participant in the group.  The groups meet fortnightly. Bookings are essential. 

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Active Oceans

Age 6+ 

 

A water-based recreation group program offering rowing and sailing.  Activities are facilitated and supported by local sporting clubs, including Nestles Rowing Club and Port Fairy Yacht Club.  This program is for school-age children who have NDIS funding.  

 

Fully supported activities where participants will learn safety in and around the water, participate in their choice of water-based activities, meet and socialise with friends and build their health and fitness through participation.

 

Skills developed from Active Oceans activities can help foster a sense of achievement and confidence that can lead to participation in similar mainstream activities in their community.

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Support & Community Access

Mpower has a team of qualified and caring personal support workers that can provide support to participants in their home or in the community.  All services can be tailored to participant needs.

 

Mpower offers individual support designed and delivered to meet the needs, goals and aspirations of the participant.  Support may include personal care and/or community access (eg. horseriding, gym, swimming, caring for pets).  Our support is flexible and adaptable and not limited to these examples.

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Kids In The Community

Mpower’s Kids in the Community program offers participants the opportunity to have fun, catch up with friends and try something new.  The program runs in each school holiday break during the year and for three weeks in January.  Participants are supported by caring, professional staff.


Program activities include zoo and farm visits, beach days, bowling, movies and creative crafts.  Participants must be attending school.

 

Time: 10.00am to 4.00pm (children can come earlier and leave later by arrangement – please contact the Intake Team for further info.

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Weekend Getaways

Age 6+

 

Weekend Getaways offer fully supported weekends at an Mpower house in Warrnambool for participants with NDIS funding.  We provide support at 1:1 or 1:2 ratio.

 

Participants can look forward to joining in on fun and supported activities which promote independence, such as preparing and creating meals, as well as daily living tasks. Participants will have an enjoyable, social and relaxing experience.  Activities are tailored to the interests of the individual and/or group.

 

Another option to build skills for independence is to stay at an Mpower house in Warrnambool. Participants will have the opportunity to complete daily activities, attend community events, investigate travelling on local public transport and socialise in a fully supported environment. 

 

Bookings essential.  

 

Saturday Recreation Programs

Adult Recreation Program 9am to 5pm

Kidz Recreation Program 10am to 4pm

 

These programs run one Saturday per month.


The recreation programs are group activities visiting interesting and fun community events in our local region for participants with NDIS funding. Examples of activities include agricultural shows, Port Fairy Folk Festival, Dunkeld Three Peaks Festival and day trips to our beautiful local surrounds.
 
There is something for everyone in our innovative social, recreational and community programs.

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Youth Group

Mpower's Junior Youth Group is a social group for primary school students with an intellectual or physical disability who have NDIS funding to get together to try new things and meet new people.

 

Mpower's Youth Group is a social group for secondary school students with an intellectual or physical disability who have NDIS funding to get together to try new things and meet new people. 

 

The group provides the opportunity for participants to build social skills, socialise with peers, learn to be away from familiar people, learn meal preparation and clean-up, win and lose at games and develop their confidence and independence. Our fun groups give children with disabilities the opportunities to make new friends, to be and feel included, try new things and see new places.

 

Groups are matched for age and skills, staffed at 1:1 for children with complex needs, 1:2 or 1:3 depending on the needs of the children in the group. The groups meet fortnightly.