Carinya Society also offer a range of additional services on top of the normal programs available.
Society operates a five bed residence called 'Nelson House' close by in
nearby Nelson Street,and also offers respite care for clients attending
Society is running a pilot program in conjunction with the Metro Access
program at the City of Moreland to support people to make connections
is their local community. A limited number of people are
currenlty participating in the trial but as we've been able to increase
this as we've been the recipient of a number of grants.
Society has received a Changing Days grant from the Department of Human
Services to support people to literally change their lives. We're
looking at sustainable ways to make differences in people's lives -
from assisting them to find employment, looking at the hours during
which we support them (ie outside of the tradional day program hours of
9am to 3pm Monday to Friday), linking people into activities in their
local communities and anything else that people participating in the
program can think of.