Community services

Sunnyfield can assist you to design a personalised plan to support you to achieve your personal goals and identify what supports you may need to get there.

Community and Social

Services Brochure

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If you’re going to live the life you want, doing the things you enjoy, then Sunnyfield can assist you to design a personalised plan to support you to achieve your personal goals and identify what supports you may need to get there.

 

  • Assistance with social and community participation
  • Increased social and community participation
  • Improved daily living skills
  • Improved learning
  • Assistance with daily life

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Social and community participation

Sunnyfield’s Community Services Hubs offer a range of active support options so you can try new things, learn additional skills and get involved in your community.

Depending on what you can want to do, that active support might be provided at home, at a Sunnyfield Community Services Hub, or in the community.

  • Daily activity programs that support your choices
  • Access to outings in local parks, art galleries and museums
  • Going swimming to learn water safety skills and improve your wellbeing
  • Learning to cook foods that you enjoy to increase your independence
  • Participating in art classes and learning to express yourself
  • After school programs
Individual supports

Sunnyfield’s individual support services offer a range of active support options so you can try new things, learn additional skills, and get involved in your community. Depending on what you want to do, that active support might be provided at home or in the community.

Sunnyfield can provide

  • Daily activity programs that support your choices
  • Access to outings in local parks, art galleries and museums
  • Going swimming to learn water safety skills and improve your well-being
  • Learning to cook foods that you enjoy to increase your independence
  • Support in your home for personal and self-care needs

 

Skills for Life

Sunnyfield’s Skills for Life activities have been developed utilising Sunnyfield’s person-centred active support philosophy. These activities are designed for people with disability of all ages to support you to develop social skills, communication skills, strengthen problem-solving skills, increase self-awareness and build independence.

Skills for Life activities include:

Social skills

  • Knowing myself
  • Relationship circles
  • Conversations
  • Hellos and goodbyes
  • Friendships
  • Boundaries
  • More than friends-dating

Money skills

  • Budgeting
  • Numeracy
  • Purchasing
  • Money recognition

Cooking

  • Food safety
  • Following a recipe
  • Planning a menu

Out and about

  • Public transport
  • Travel training (practical)
  • Road safety
  • Being a vehicle passenger

Digital

  • Using an iPad®

Personal appearance

  • Dental hygiene
  • Handwashing
  • Identifying appropriate clothing

Click here to find out more about Sunnyfield’s Skills for Life activities.

Adult group-based activities
‘Sunday Lunch Club’

Looking to join a social group, meet new people and make new friends? Sunnyfield’s ‘Sunday Lunch Club’ brings people together to enjoy food, fun and get out and about in their local community. The program will run each Sunday from February 4 to April 15 2018.

Click here to download the ‘Sunday Lunch Club’ program

Young adult group-based activities
‘Bright Night’s’

Every night is a bright night with our Saturday program designed just for 18 – 29 year olds. ‘Bright Night’s’ are an opportunity to try new things, meet new people, go places and do things inside and out.

Click here to download the ‘Bright Night’s’ program

‘Step Out’

‘Step Out’ is an eight week program designed for people with disability who would like to build on foundational skills to increase independence and prepare for the next stage in life. The program is open to participants aged 18+ and commences 6 February to 27 March 2018.

Click here to download the ‘Step Out’ program

Secondary group-based activities
The ‘Hang Out’

The ‘Hang Out’ is all about bringing young people aged 13 – 17 years together to do the things they want and love. Meet new friends, try new things and expand social networks. The ‘Hang Out’ runs on Saturday from 12.30pm – 4.30pm. The program runs from Saturday 10 February to Saturday 7 April 2018.

Click here to download the ‘Hang Out’ program

Primary group-based activities
Weekend Magic

‘Weekend Magic’ is designed so that children aged 7 – 12 can meet new friends, try new things and get social. ‘Weekend Magic’ runs on Saturday from 9am – 12noon. The program runs from Saturday 10 February – Saturday 7 April 2018.

Click here to download the ‘Weekend Magic’ activity program

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