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 We believe in inclusion and a society free from discrimination.

BEST Community Connections provides various day programs including Community Participation, Transition to Work, Post-School Options, Independent Living, Life Choices and Active Ageing. BEST Community Connections also offers flexible respite and brokerage services. 

As Winner of the Inverell Business Awards Not For Profit Organisation in 2014, Connections is proud to have led the way in day programs in the town of Inverell for more than 20 years.

BEST Community Connections is about connecting people with their community and supporting people to have the best life possible.
— Robyn Duff - Service Manager

AT CONNECTIONS

At BEST Community Connections we offer plenty of programs and activities at our purpose built facility. We offer programs in varied living skills in which help our individuals develop independence.

Our facility provides:

  • Amenities which are equipped to accommodate people with ease of access, including wheelchair access.
  • An operational kitchen which is regularly used to assist in teaching cooking to our clients.
  • A large open courtyard in the center of our establishment where individuals can participate in minor sporting activities or simply enjoy having lunch in the sun.
  • Shaded garden areas where clients can develop skills in growing their own fruit and vegetables.
  • A multi-garage area where clients are able help wash and detail cars for the community.
  • Two spacious lounge areas where after a busy activity filled day our clients can relax in air conditioned comfort.

 

Respite House

BEST Community Connections offers an after-hours and weekend respite for our clients at our location in Lawrence Street. The fully secured house has total wheelchair access and is fitted with everything needed for overnight stay.

Our facility includes:

  • An air conditioned lounge area containing a television fitted for use with DVD and Xbox 360. 
  • A dining area suitable for eating meals or other activities.
  • A kitchen equipped with oven, fridge, sink and microwave giving the ability for individuals to prepare meals. 
  • An easy access bathroom with stability support rails.
  • Three bedrooms, one of which includes an adjustable bed which can be used to accommodate the client’s needs.
  • A washing and laundry facility.