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The Bridge’s response to COVID-19

The Bridge has responded to COVID-19 by restricting services to those considered essential during the pandemic and offering a range of online services and regular communication via email, post and phone to help people stay connected! Some people who have preferred to isolate during COVID may now find they need support for mental health, to […]

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Achieving lifetime goals

Andrea has been with The Bridge since 2009. She mainly utilises The Bridge Connects services of Your Supports and Getaways. Andrea has developed genuine friendships with staff who have supported her over the last 10 years. Marissa supports Andrea to access many community attractions and events such as trips to Southland and the city to […]

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NDIS helping to expand horizons

Rav commenced with The Bridge Connects in 2007 as a young school leaver. He recently transitioned to the NDIS and is looking forward to expanding his horizons with the support of additional funding. Rav currently lives at home with his mum, Mohini, and is very excited to now be able to enjoy some trips away […]

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Developing skills & connectedness

Stawell Street participants have joined with Casey Manor and Casey Aged Care to volunteer twice a week with the friendship groups and Leisure and Health. This is a relatively new program which we are still trialling, with the idea that it will meet the goals of participants to develop social skills and has developed a […]

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Providing much needed getaways

The Bridge Connects’ Getaways team provide an amazing variety of activities, weekends away, discos and fun events throughout the year and every year the offerings get better and better, or so our participants and families tell us. Recently we held a weekend away in Bendigo and participants enjoyed a few of the fun filled activities […]

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