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Isaac’s story

The extra support that 9 year old Isaac has had funded through his plan has made a huge difference to life for his whole family. As they have been using IOE programs for some time now and have been very happy with the agency it seemed natural to have IOE help them with support coordination. […]

Chris’s story

Through his NDIS package 23year old Chris is learning to become more independent, setting himself up for his life into the future. One of the early rollout clients, Chris and his family have now had the chance to really experience the difference his NDIS plan has made. While the family opted for NDIA the look […]

TRAVEL THE WORLD WITH IOE

Interchange Outer East is offering another round of exciting trips to memorable destinations throughout the world during 2018. Read on to give you an idea of what to expect! ‘Last September a group of 19 of us set off for a European adventure. And what an adventure it was! Our’s was a fairly fast paced […]

TWO WEEKS OF ADVENTURE

On Tuesday the 2nd of January, seven of us Jess, Jack, Sophie, Sean, Josh, Elise and myself embarked on our adventure that would see us through three states, lots of coastline, a few lakes, a couple of rivers and rainforests, trying local foods and experiences in the towns and cities we went through and meeting […]

#VOLUNTEERFORDISABILITY

Interchange’s peak body,  Interchange Incorporated, launched its national call to action for more volunteers and greater awareness of volunteering in the disability sector,  on International Volunteer Day, December 5. You may have seen or heard the story over the media or seen the #VolunteerForDisability hashtag on your Facebook news feed. This campaign is one element […]

BOX HILL FAMILY DAY FUN

Despite the wet start to the day, the Rotary Club of Balwyn and Interchange Outer East Family Fun Day was a great success. As always, the Box Hill Miniature Railway was the perfect spot for children and their families to relax and enjoy themselves. There were smiling faces everywhere and plenty to keep everyone occupied […]

LICOLA MUSINGS

Being a regular attendee of family camps now, I can readily see and appreciate all the little things that go into making family camp what it is. This was the first time I had been to Licola Wilderness Camp and it certainly did what it said on the tin – a ‘wilderness camp’ for sure. […]

FREEMASONS CONTINUE SUPPORT OF SIBS

The support will keep coming! That was the message from Freemasons members when they visited on Thursday 19 October to present IOE with yet another cheque in support of the Sibling program. This takes their total financial contribution for the Sibling Program over the past eight years to an incredible $200,000.00.  As the program receives […]