Suitable for anyone of any age, our buddy-style program, means having a friend to help with activities such as:

  • Learning life skills
  • Developing social networks
  • Joining sports teams
  • Skill development towards employment
  • Engaging in a diverse range of social activities
  • Participating in exercise programs
  • Accessing work and volunteering opportunities
  • Guidance on life issues
  • Accessing activities in the community
  • Assistance to start a small business

The Disability Choices team will match you with a mentor with similar interests and will coordinate a flexible arrangement to suit your lifestyle. Most importantly, having a mentor will provide a fun environment for developing your skills and interests.

What can I achieve with a mentor?

  • Develop positive and supportive relationships
  • Increase independence and confidence
  • Build friendships
  • Achieve positive change in your life
  • Build resilience and a sense of self-worth
  • Access and get involved in the community
  • Develop to your full potential
  • Enhance your communication skills
  • Feel empowered to make decisions
  • Learn to model appropriate behaviour
  • Build trust with new people

All mentors are skilled Minda employees, hold a Department of Social Inclusion Screening Check, have a current first aid certificate and a drivers licence.

To learn more about our Mentoring program, contact the Disability Choices team on FREE CALL 1800 164 632 or email.

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