Independence & Relationships

Independence & Relationships

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Independence & Relationships

Learn social and interactional skills with peers in a supportive and friendly environment. Our Relationship & Independence programs are designed to help you develop your communication skills and your independence. Participate in a range of activities and form friendships with your peers.

Hip Ideas

H.I.P Ideas is a program that is designed around your needs and the needs of your peers. In H.I.P Idea’s you are the centre of the program. You are encouraged to learn by doing and to leverage the support of your peers. Onsite staff will support you but are there in a supervisory role.

Description:
H.I.P Ideas is a program that is designed around your needs and the needs of your peers. In H.I.P Idea’s you are the centre of the program. You are encouraged to learn by doing and to leverage the support of your peers. Onsite staff will support you but are there in a supervisory role. You and your peers will lead the program. H.I.P Ideas is designed to increase your independence. To develop communication skills and for you to learn how to interact with your peers.You will also learn how to:

  • share in new experiences
  • negotiate
  • compromise
  • form friendships
  • plan
  • persuade

All within a safe and supportive environment.

Day: Monday & Thursday
Time: 9am – 3pm
Venue: Murwillumbah Community Centre

Get Work Ready

Get Work Ready is designed to help you get work ready. This flexible program will work with you to develop the skills you need to help you to achieve your goals.

Description:

Get Work Ready is designed to help you get work ready. This flexible program will work with you to develop the skills you need to help you to achieve your goals. 

Extend your education and attend Tafe courses. In Get Work Ready you will learn:

  • how to create a resume
  • the benefits of personal presentation
  • event planning skills

and much, much more. Get Work Ready will assist you with volunteering opportunities and work experience as well as helping you to register with employment agencies. Get Work Ready is designed to ensure you are ready to enter the workforce.

Day: Friday
Time: 9am – 3pm
Venue: Lifebridge Caloola, Kingscliff Tafe

Technology And Communication

Advance your technological knowledge across multiple devices including iPads, tablets, computers and apps. In Technology and Communication you will be supported to help you to keep up to date with the latest technologies. Technology and Communication is tailored to each individual and you can progress at your own pace.

Description:

Advance your technological knowledge across multiple devices including iPads, tablets, computers and apps.

In Technology and Communication you will be supported to help you to keep up to date with the latest technologies. Technology and Communication is tailored to each individual and you can progress at your own pace.

A series of workbooks will provide aid and a reference as well as the support from a Lifebridge staff member. This program seeks to build your confidence with a range of technologies and to enable you to use them independently of support.

Day: Tuesday & Friday
Time: 9am – 3pm
Venue: Lifebridge, Tweed Heads. Local libraries and computer venues

Faces And Places

Faces and Places is an over 50’s club. A social group where you have the opportunity to relax, unwind and mingle in a group of peers. Faces and Places explore a variety of local venues of the groups choosing.

Description:

Faces and Places is an over 50’s club. A social group where you have the opportunity to relax, unwind and mingle in a group of peers. Faces and Places explore a variety of local venues of the groups choosing.

In Faces and Places you will maintain and develop your social integration skills, independence, learn local community transport options and accessibility as well as broadening your knowledge of local venues.

Faces and Places is designed to help you connect socially and with the community.

Day: Tuesday – Friday
Time: 9am – 3pm
Venue: Local community venues

I Can Do It

‘I Can Do It’ is a program designed to increase your independent living skills in a fun and supportive environment. The program sets out to teach everything from essential emergency responses to daily household tasks.

Description:

‘I Can Do It’ is a program designed to increase your independent living skills in a fun and supportive environment. The program sets out to teach everything from essential emergency responses to daily household tasks.
You will gain skills and knowledge in community safety whilst using public transport and accessing local businesses, clubs, shops and recreation centres.

Day: Wednesday & Friday
Time: 9am – 3pm
Venue: Lifebridge Tweed Heads local community

Crossroads

Develop your social skills in the wider community while catching up with new and old friends. Increase your social network; dance along to variety of different entertainers as well as customising your own program during school holidays.

Description:

Develop your social skills in the wider community while catching up with new and old friends. Increase your social network; dance along to variety of different entertainers as well as customising your own program during school holidays.
Access to this group is managed by Crossroads©.

Day: Friday
Time: 9am – 3pm
Venue: Robina
(Waitlist applications)

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What our clients have to say

“I have been attending Active Ninjas for the last 4 months. Go-karting was my favourite. The Support Workers are awesome, they are all ‘dags’! I have fun attending the outings. One word to describe the Active Ninja group – AWESOMENESS! In the future I would like to attend Movieworld, Timezone and Go-Karting again”.

Jackson

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