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Social, Recreation and Community Participation

Our Social and Recreation Supports empower individuals with disabilities to participate in meaningful activities.

At Westhaven, we believe that social, recreation, and community participation are essential for people with disabilities to achieve independence, social and economic participation. Our programs offer a range of meaningful, social, recreational, and leisure activities that cater to individual needs and goals.

What are Social and Recreation Supports?

Social and recreation activities are an integral part of everyday life, and we all engage in them for fun and to maintain our health and wellbeing. However, people with disabilities may require extra support to participate in these activities due to their disability. This is where we come in – we provide the necessary support to enable individuals to take part in social and recreation activities that bring them joy and fulfilment.

Our Programs and Activities

Our Social, Recreational and Community Participation Programs offer a range of activities, including:

  • Skills development: shopping, cooking, budgeting, and more
  • Adult education: photography, computer skills, and other interests
  • Community participation: volunteering, community events, and social gatherings
  • Building friendships and networks: connecting with others who share similar interests
  • Achieving goals and aspirations: setting and working towards personal goals
  • Fun activities: painting, horse riding, dancing, and many more
  • Sport and recreation: Zumba, aqua aerobics, swimming, cricket, and other sports
  • Life skills: cooking, shopping, using technology, and more

How We Support You

We understand that everyone’s needs and goals are unique, and our programs are designed to be flexible and adaptable. We offer one-on-one, small group, and facility-based programs to cater to different preferences and needs. Our support workers are trained to assist with:

Short-term support to help you get started with a new activity
Ongoing support to participate in activities regularly
Connecting you with others who share similar interests
Building your skills and confidence to participate independently

Funding and Eligibility

If you have an NDIS plan, you may be eligible for funding to support your social and recreational activities. We can help you understand how to use your funding to access our programs and activities. Contact us to discuss your options and eligibility.

Get Involved

Join us today and discover a world of possibilities! Our programs are designed to be fun, engaging, and supportive, and we welcome individuals of all ages and abilities. Contact us to learn more and get involved.

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