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With a beautiful summer upon us, Connect Health & Community has had fun in the sun with the residents of the Bluff Rd Housing Estate, encouraging them to embrace the beauty of their grounds with three days of garden-based school holiday activities for all residents.
The celebrations continued building on residents’ connection to their common social space which features expansive grassed areas and significant eucalyptus trees which provided a beautiful, shady spot for the fun.
With the assistance of Castlefield Community Centre, Lions Sandringham, Family Life and Bayside City Council, more than 35 residents helped make and paint tyre gardens, create a transportable plastic sunflower garden and celebrate their efforts at a garden party.
Over the coming months we will investigate the opportunity to build a community garden so residents can work together to grow and share their own vegetables on the estate.
Connect Health & Community has submitted a response to the Victorian Government’s Royal Commission into the Victoria’s Mental Health System. Our input was made possible thanks to invaluable input from our community and staff.Read More
Connect Health & Community is encouraging members of our community to participate in this year’s ‘Neighbour Day’ on 31 March - Australia’s annual celebration of community that encourages us to connect with those who live nearby.Read More
Australian of the Year and renowned youth mental health advocate, Professor Patrick McGorry, has lent his support to a new Suicide Prevention Network, created by Connect Health & Community, Wesley LifeForce and HeadSpace. The network will be launched on Wednesday, 3 April.Read More
Speech pathologists provide assessment and management of communication, swallowing and feeding difficulties.
We have been offering safe and quality door-to-door transport options to our community since 1975.
We provide Occupational Therapy to help children, adults and those experiencing mental health issues, to achieve their full potential.