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Roads to Independence

Better self-awareness and community engagement to explore your future

If you are looking for a progressive and individualised program, try Marriott’s Roads to Independence (RTI).

Take independence to another level with a focus on decision making, self-managing and future pathways.

We create space for learning about ourselves and others through improved social skills including listening, assertive communication, decision making and empathy. We explore current social and personal issues like relationships through facilitated discussions.

Here’s some examples:

  • Ebony has new found confidence after learning to travel on public transport having previously travelled only by taxi. While volunteering in the commercial kitchen at Fairway Aged Care facility, it became clear that hospitality could be a future work pathway for Ebony.
  • Andrew did not travel far on public transport but after being supported to travel to he now no longer needs support to use public transport. Andrew’s confidence allows him to act as a buddy for others who are less confident on public transport.
  • Liam wants to work and so is supported in a work placement in an administration role with one of our partners. He is also part of the work and life skills training as part of Roads to Employment

To join us at RTI, you must be:

  • Able to use public transport with minimal support and be willing to participate in travel training.
  • Interested in doing community based work (volunteer or work experience) and/or further education opportunities.
  • Ok to be left unsupervised for short periods.

We are conveniently located near Moorabbin station and are out and about every day on public transport. We connect with our community and partners.

Call Elly now to discuss a trial

Co-ordinator, Roads to Independence, based at Moorabbin.
 9276 4300
 [email protected]

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Our upcoming events

Future planning with the Office of the Public Advocate

August 06 2018

Are you uncertain about future arrangements for someone you care for? You may be concerned or confused about what powers are required to ensure their best welfare into the future. We invite you to an information session with the Office of the Public Advocate. Saturday 1st September 10:00-11:30 Find out about the options to best […]

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Seeking a talented Manager – Corporate

July 16 2018

For more than forty years, Marriott Support Services has specialised in day services and transition programs for people with disabilities in southern suburban Melbourne. With an annual revenue of about $8 million, our main focus is enabling individuals to maximise their potential and choices. We are looking for a member of the Executive Leadership Team who […]

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Kingston Town Hall, Melbourne

Marriott Support Services Annual General Meeting

November 12 2018

Bring your friends and family for an enjoyable evening to hear what Marriott has achieved and celebrate our wonderful Marriott Community. At the Kingston Town Hall More information to follow.

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