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Community Participation

At McCall Gardens we provide flexible Community Service choices, so you can connect with your community in a way that best suits you.

We provide Centre based community participation support programs and community based support programs.

Community Support Services are covered in the following areas of your NDIS plan:

  • Assistance with Daily Life (Core)
  • Assistance with Social and Community Participation (Core)
  • Improved Daily Living Skills (Capacity Building)*
  • Improved Learning (Capacity Building)
  • Increased Social and Community Participation (Capacity Building)

Please click the link below to download the Community Participation Handbook.

Faux grass area with seating and a vegetable planter box in the alfresco area at the McCall Gardens community participation program centre.
McCall Gardens Community Participation Centre, Box Hill, NSW.

Community Based Participation

McCall Gardens will support you in taking part in activities that you enjoy, giving you the opportunity to meet and mix with people who share your interests. We can also provide you with the support you need to participate in the community with the support of a staff person 1:1. That means you don’t have to attend a centre based program if you don’t want to, but you can still be supported to do the things you really want to do.

Some of the activities, outings or learning and development you may like to do with the support of a staff person in the community are:

  • Go to the movies
  • Go shopping
  • See a stage show
  • Attend TAFE or a Community College
  • Attend music or art classes
  • Go to the club

Our aim is to support you to enjoy and achieve what you want to achieve from the activities, outings, learning and development opportunities of your choice. We will support and encourage you to achieve, gain independence and help you to feel valued as a member of the community.

Centre Based Community Participation

Our Centre Based Community Participation program varies from day to day and includes activities, outings, learning and development. We will talk with you and support you to choose activities, outings, identify new skills you would like to learn etc. The centre based community participation program is flexible, you can make changes to your program as you choose to do different activities, outings or if you would like learn new skills. You will also have the opportunity to meet others and have the chance to make new friends at McCall Gardens centre based community participation program.

Some of the activities, outings, learning and development offered are:

  • Computer classes
  • Personal trainer exercises, boxing etc.
  • Budgeting skills
  • Cooking classes
  • Drama classes
  • Life skill classes
  • Library use
  • Community work e.g. clean up Australia Day and care of local parklands
  • Aqua golf
  • Bowling
  • Art classes
  • Meals on wheels
  • Indoor sports: cricket, basketball, gym etc.

After School Socials

McCall Gardens After School Social Group runs fortnightly on Thursday afternoons. When you attend you will be supported to make new friends, learn new life skills and participate in homework focus groups.

Teen Socials

McCall Gardens Teen Social Groups run on Friday evenings and Saturdays. The program is designed by you, for you. Whether that be a movie night, dinner out at your favourite restaurant or a trip into the city to see the sights. You tell us what you’d like to do and where it gets done – and the best part is you get to do it with friends your own age!

Please click the link below to find out the upcoming program dates.

School Holiday Programs

Are you looking for a fun and engaging school holiday program that is NDIS funded? McCall Gardens has got you covered. Our School Holiday Program provides an inclusive environment for kids to play, learn new skills and make new friends. We offer craft activities, ball games and other sports, computers, cooking, sensory gym and more! Our programs are limited to small groups to ensure that every child receives highest level of support.

Chat & Play

Chat & Play is a group for children with disability and their parents/carers. Join us at our Box Hill hub for a cuppa, have a play and meet new friends. Our friendly staff are located onsite and always ready to chat if you have any questions about things like the big wide world of the NDIS, finding supports and linking services.

Please click the link below to find out more.

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