Entries by Sandra Leehy

TIME OUT FOR MUMS

Our IOE Mums Social Support outings keep on with the good times for our fun loving ladies. Last Sunday’s outing was no exception. In spite of the weather (rain, clear, showers, rain) and the tide being too high for our ferry to get under the Yarra bridges, so adding significant walking distance to our boarding […]

ALEX STEPS OUT FOR AUTISM

Alex is an IOE mum with two boys on the autism spectrum, who describes the autism journey as ‘very close to her heart’. She and her family have been a part of the IOE community for a number of years and have been attending the Different Journeys  ASD teen social events since the program’s inception. […]

FUNDING BOOST FOR DIFFERENT JOURNEYS

Different Journeys, which is auspiced by IOE, has just been awarded a significant funding boost of $100,000 by the Victorian Government. Starting off as an avenue for social support for ASD teens and their families over two years ago, Different Journeys quickly extended its program to support young adults as well. Encouraged by the support […]

YOUR MIND DOES MATTER!

Your Mind Matters, IOE’s contribution to Victorian Youth Week (13-22 April 2018), offered an insight into mental health issues experienced by youth. Around 50 young people came along to the event to hear the stories of a number of young people from diverse situations who are dealing with their own mental health issues including depression, […]

YOUR MIND MATTERS

Presented by Interchange Outer East in celebration of Victorian Youth Week (13–22 April), Your Mind Matters is a free event, for youth by youth, promoting mental health and wellbeing among our young people! Get along to Bayswater Football Club on Friday 13 April from 10am to 2pm for a fun and informative day.  There will […]

Yarraburn Adult Programs a Hit

IOE’s Yarraburn site is continuing to make life that little bit better for many Yarra Valley families. One program that is really making a difference is the service Yarraburn provides for the area’s young adults with disabilities. With very few opportunities available for those who were no longer at school, IOE answered the need and […]

VYW Save The Date!

Friday 13 to Sunday 22 April 2018 is Victorian Youth Week (previously known as National Youth Week). It’s a time to celebrate youth and acknowledge their contribution and achievements. For the past number of years IOE has been successful in obtaining a grant to assist with the running of an event to celebrate National Youth […]