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NDIS helping to expand horizons

26 Mar 2019

Rav commenced with The Bridge Connects in 2007 as a young school leaver. He recently transitioned to the NDIS and is looking forward to expanding his horizons with the support of additional funding.

Developing skills and social connectedness

25 Mar 2019

Stawell Street participants have joined with Casey Manor and Casey Aged Care to volunteer twice a week with the friendship groups and Leisure and Health. This is a relatively new program which we are still trialling, with the idea that it will meet the goals of participants to develop social skills and has developed a positive community connection between the service and the facilities.

Achieving lifetime goals

24 Mar 2019

Andrea has been with The Bridge since 2009. She mainly utilises The Bridge Connects services of Your Supports and Getaways.

Fun times with Getaways

14 Apr 2017

The Bridge Connects’ Getaways team provide an amazing variety of activities, weekends away, discos and fun events throughout the year and every year the offerings get better and better. Recently we held a weekend away in Bendigo and participants enjoyed a few of the fun filled activities on offer in this wonderful city.

Your Supports helping people achieve their goals

10 Apr 2017

Ray loves going to the Yarra Valley FM 99.1 radio station and presenting the weather forecast. Tune in to Yarra Valley FM 99.1 to listen to Ray and his co-host Cindy on Thursday evenings from 5-7pm.

Building new friendships and learning new skills with Your Supports

3 Apr 2017

David has been with Connects for around 10 years and is really enjoying the tailored, flexible support he receives from Your Supports to participant in drama, music and larping. 

Nicole's Story

26 Jan 2016

Read Nicole's Story from our 2015 Annual Report