CONNECTIONS PROGRAM

CONNECTIONS PROGRAM

The Connections Programprovides short term supportfor singles and couples over 25 years of age. We aim to facilitate support for vulnerable individuals in the Northern Region of Melbourne.

The Connections Program works with people who are experiencing:
–          Unmet health needs
AND
–          Homelessness, housing issues, or living in low-cost accommodation (including social or public housing)

Also, the Connections Program supports people who may:
–          Have few links to other services
–          Need support and gain skills to live independently
–          Are isolated with little social or family support
–          Have complex support needs
–          Live in unsafe housing
–          Experience hoarding and squalor
–          Have difficulty making or attending appointments
–          Have difficulty finding the right services,
–          Need links to health and community supports

A key role of the Connections Program is to support people to link into the appropriate services

Our catchment areas are:
–          Banyule
–          Whittlesea
–          Darebin
–          Nillumbik
–          Brunswick and East Brunswick
We also support people over 55 years of age livingin low-cost accommodation in:
–          Hume
–          Moreland

 

We accept referrals from all services, families, friends and individuals (self-referral)

Please contact the Connections Program on 9359 5493 to discuss our program or for referrals or email Connections@merri.org.au