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The Day to Day Living Program works with people with severe and persistent mental illness, to improve their quality of life through structured and socially-based activities in the community. We recongise that meaningful activity and social interaction are important factors which can contribute to maintaining good health.

Our program is underpinned by a strengths-based approach and is tailored to your needs, in helping to establish meaningful goals in your daily life. We work with people who:

  • Have a diagnosed primary mental illness
  • Live in the City of Hume, and the northern-most parts of Moreland
  • Are aged between 16-65 years

We provide you with a safe and supportive environment, where you have many opportunities to learn ways to increase the quality of life. The program will support you to:

  • Increase your individual ability to participate in social, recreational and educational activities
  • Improve quality of life by creating an optimal level of health and wellbeing, and independence in the community
  • Develop confidence and new skills and/or re-learn old skills
  • Participate in community activities
  • Develop social networks
  • Accomplish personal goals

Our program has a holistic focus that includes the following:

  • Physical Health and Wellbeing Group
  • Education Group
  • Computer workshops
  • Arts and Crafts Group
  • Singing Group
  • Cooking and Nutrition Group
  • Social and recreational outings
  • Assistance with independent living skills
  • Support your access to NDIS

Our service is available to adults (aged 16-65 years) with severe and persistent mental illness, living in the City of Hume and northern-most parts of the Moreland Local Government area.

Any organisation, individual or family member can make a referral to the Day to Day Living Structured Day Program. For more information, to obtain a referral form, or to discuss a possible referral, please telephone us on 1300 234 263.

Interpreters can be arranged at time of referral.