Teenagers 14 – 17 years

ROADIES – GROUP SUPPORT FOR TEENAGERS AGED 14 – 17 YEARS

ROADIES is a recreation program for teenagers with disabilities aged 14 – 17 years. This innovative program provides teenagers with disabilities with access to a variety of cultural, sporting and social activities in a fun, safe and supported environment. ROADIES offer participants a variety of activities and is available for teenagers aged 14 – 17 years with a disability. On the ROADIES program teenagers are matched with a volunteer similar to their own age for peer support. A team of adult Support Workers provide support and supervision to the group. Three ROADIES programs operate – ROADIES Latrobe & Baw Baw, ROADIES South and ROADIES East.

Eligibility for ROADIES

To be eligible for ROADIES participants must be between 14 years and 17 years and have a disability.

 

SUPPORTED HOLIDAYS

Supported holidays is a full fee pay holiday program for people with a disability.  To be eligible to attend the holidays participants must have a support ratio of 1:4. Supported holidays operate annually in the January and the September school holidays.

 

NDIS benefits and outcomes 

  • Social participation in the community
  • Meet new people and develop friendships
  • Increase your capacity to access the local community
  • Independence skills
  • opportunity to participate in activities and try new things
  • Improve and develop your communication skills
  • Self care for carers and participants