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Parents and carers

Gabrielle at the Block

In Memory of Gabrielle.

October 25 2018

Gabrielle joined us at Marriott in 1986. She was one of 12 siblings and was the gossip and glue of an incredible family. Despite facing significant health challenges, Gabrielle stared them down with a cheeky grin and an inspiring joy for life’s simple pleasures –time with people, music, nature, humour and fine food. Gabrielle was […]

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Community inclusion – we organised our trip to Mordialloc

October 22 2018

A group from Roads to Independence (RTI) caught the train to Mordialloc. The weather was perfect. We had fish and chips in the rotunda at Mordialloc beach. Yum! Then a group of us walked along the pier, which was a really nice walk. We saw lots of rocks and seaweed and people fishing. Michael even […]

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Community Hub Participants say thank you to carers

We recognise and celebrate Carers.

October 22 2018

National Carers’ week recognises and celebrates the contribution of 2.7 million unpaid carers in Australia. Carers make an enormous contribution to our communities and to the national economy; if carers were to stop performing their caring role, it would cost the country $60.3 Billion per year to replace those supports – that is over $1 […]

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Ben riding his bike

Carer’s Week – Sarah’s reflection

October 17 2018

On the weekend, I find it helpful to have support in my caring role. If I am doing something with Ben that means he can be very anxious then extra support can ensure his safety and make it a social event as well. Carers can often feel isolated, as usually the role is the carer […]

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Flexibility, choice and control – 3 new supports outside 9am-3pm

October 04 2018

More choice and control with new out-of-hours supports We know you are looking for more control, choice and flexibility in supports outside of 9am-3pm and with the NDIS we are excited to offer three new supports at our Community Hub. Join us for  breakfast and some gentle exercise between 7.30-9.00 am Monday to Friday. A […]

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Josh horse riding

7 benefits of horse riding – community supports

October 04 2018

Community Supports – Horse-riding Horse riding is one of the most popular recreational supports at our Community Hub. As part of our Community Support program we frequently attend the Moorabbin Riding for the Disabled http://www.rdav.asn.au/centres/moorabbin/who provide fabulous support to riders. Horse riding is known for its variety of health benefits, not only is it an incredibly […]

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Seven things to look for in an NDIS Support Co-ordinator?

August 16 2018

If your NDIS plan includes Support Co-ordination you may be unsure what that is. Support Co-ordination plays an important role in making your NDIS plan come alive, by helping you make sure implementation is effective. Here are some of the things a Support Co-ordinator does: • Understands your plan and helps you choose and connect […]

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Marriott Volunteer awarded Westfield Local Hero

August 13 2018

Helen with husband Dan, at the announcement. We are delighted that Helen Romanis, is a recipient of Westfield Local Heroes award, as announced today. Helen started volunteering with Marriott Support Services 5 years ago and filled a number of different roles. For the last 2 years, Helen has volunteered with the Certificate in Transition Education […]

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Joint show with Glen Eira Artists’ Society

August 07 2018

Marriott is about building connections with our community. We have been working with Glen Eira Artists’s Society and together we created a very successful Art Show with over 120 people coming through the door. Yesterday the Marriott Musos sang with Taylor, who volunteers with the Musos, leading them. Taylor is an exemplary of all that […]

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James pursues his art, thanks to NDIS.

August 06 2018

At Marriott Support Services we support people with disability to find and keep a job. https://www.marriott.org.au/supported-employment/ Like James who has worked in crews with Enviro Management Services for over 10 years and during that time he developed new skills, confidence and has been a positive crew member. Since 2015 James has also been developing his artistic […]

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Holiday program

January 08 2019

Community Hub and Roads to Independence, our day programs, start BACK on Tuesday 15 January 2019. Call Michelle on 03 9276 4300 for more information.

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