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SCOOBER DOOBER EATS

Usually a group based program, the IOE House Intensive Program reverts to a 1:1 support model within the house during COVID-19 lockdowns. A favourite part of the program among the groups is always having their families over for dinner. However, this is no longer possible with the restrictions in place. One of the program participants, […]

HEP – HOME EXPERIENCE PROGRAM

The Interchange Outer East Home Experience Program (HEP) is a brand new program for young adults with disability. It supports three participants at a time who are ready for greater independence in their lives. The participants live in a share house 24/7 for a six month period. IOE provides part time staffing and a lead […]

VOLUNTEERING – SKILLS FOR LIFE

For the last two years IOE participants from our House Intensive Program have been volunteering in their communities. Jessica, Steph, Bronwyn and Andrew volunteer every Tuesday at Gladysdale Primary School. The group has been participating in their Plants to Plate program. The whole school is involved and the activities range from cooking with what has […]

AUTISM FAMILY CAMP

From 9 to 11 July 2021, Interchange Outer East, Different Journeys, I Can Network and Beyond the Book Therapy Services held their second joint Autism Family Camp. This wasn’t your average family camp; it saw autistic camp leaders and volunteers working alongside each other to support families and participants to have the best camp possible. […]

THINK BIGGER; FIX EVERYTHING

Communities in Control Conference is an annual event for the community services sector that gives a platform to re-think and re-assess what we do with the intention of motivating us to do it even better. Last week, some members of the Support Services Team represented Interchange Outer East at the 2021 event. This year’s theme […]