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Roads to Independence – a day in the city..

February 04 2020

Last Tuesday we went into the city. We went a different way because the Frankston train line was closed, so we went to Middle Brighton station on the bus then caught the Sandringham train into Flinders Street. Once there, we walked to Hosier Lane to look at the street art. There were massive paintings of […]

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We are expanding, Enviro Management Services wins regional work.

November 25 2019

Enviro Management Services (EMS) has successfully expanded its work opportunities in disability employment, through the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) by adding the Morwell region to the existing contract in Cheltenham. EMS entered into an agreement with Latrobe Valley Enterprises (LVE) to undertake the work. Latrobe Valley Enterprises (LVE) is a not-for-profit company […]

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Reflections on Charlie and the Chocolate factory.

October 07 2019

A group from Roads to Independence, at Marriott Support Services, went to the show and here is our opinion. We all loved the experience and the storyline. We are all so thankful we were able to see it with each other. We liked how Charlie’s grandad was encouraging Charlie by telling him to believe in […]

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A day out in Melbourne by river cruise, disability support

September 10 2019

On Tuesday we went to the city to go on the Melbourne river cruise, it was great fun. We travelled into Flinders Street and walked to Southbank and looked for Berth 3 to purchase tickets. Today was our lucky day as when we researched the cruises the website told us they only ran twice per […]

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Escape Hunt Experience

August 12 2019

Recently, a group from Roads to Independence travelled into the city to the Escape Hunt. The objective is to escape through four rooms in one hour. We were given a walkie-talkie and were able to ask for clues by a member of the staff, we were also given small flashlights (that did not work too […]

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Variety is the spice of life.

May 16 2019

Kim works at Marriott Industries (MI) in supported employment and was keen to be more independent and get out into the city more. The NDIS gives Kim support to learn more skills so she can be more independent and have different social experiences. As well as working, Kim attends two days at Roads to Independence, […]

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Empowering people with disability to shop

April 03 2019

Zoe, Angus, Kim and Wells write about their trip to Southland. We were all are very excited to go to Southland as everyone had something to get from there. We started our journey from Moorabbin station and got off at Southland Shopping Centre, it was easy. We reach the shopping mall and wandered around at […]

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Zero Tolerance of Abuse

March 20 2019

We want to live in a society where people are treated with respect, are able to exercise autonomy and are treated with dignity and fairness. It can be difficult to talk about abuse but it is important to, so we can make sure it does not happen. Zero tolerance means we have absolutely no tolerance […]

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How to prepare for your NDIS plan review?

February 24 2019

What is a plan review? Plan reviews are a part of the NDIS. Your plan review helps you measure your progress against your goals, identify any changes in your life since the plan was set and explore new goals. When do plan reviews happen? Towards the end of your first year as an NDIS participant, […]

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How exercise improves mental health

February 21 2019

The beginning of a new year is a great time to pay some attention to healthy habits. What about healthy habits to get our mental health in good shape? What is mental health? Mental health is about our sense of wellbeing. Having balance mental health helps us to cope with everyday stresses of life, work […]

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