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Annual Report Facebook image 7 Jan 2016
Our Annual Report for 2015 is now available on our website! There are some great stories of what has been achieved by the people we support and we will be featuring them individually on our Facebook page over the coming months. So keep an eye out for them!

You can read our annual report on our publications page, which also features fact sheets and other information about what we do.

Werribbee Respite

We are very excited to announce we are extending our respite program for four more weeks! This means there will be two respite programs running every Saturday until the end of July.
See the attached list of individual activities with two different options to choose from each week. This is available for adults with a disability over 18 years old who live in the Melton and surrounding local government areas – Melton, Moorabool, Brimbank and Wyndham.
You do not need to have accessed any service before but do need to qualify for support under the Disability Act 2006 from the Department of Health and Human Services. For further details or to book in please contact Leanne White on 0427 914 688 or email leannewhite@merrimu.org

You can click here for the full extended respite schedule.

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Merrimu is happy to announce we have exciting activities available every Saturday for people with a disability.
See the attached list of individual activities with two different options to choose from each week. This is available for adults with a disability over 18 years old who live in the Melton and surrounding local government areas – Melton, Moorabool, Brimbank and Wyndham.
You do not need to have accessed any service before but do need to qualify for support under the Disability Act 2006 from the Department of Health and Human Services. For further details or to book in please contact Leanne White on 0427 914 688 or email leannewhite@merrimu.org
Full schedule of respite activities

drama2015

Merrimu is proud to present this year’s production Friday The 13th a show solely based on the people we support’s choice in theatrical themes, music, and dance. This is an exciting time for all involved including the people we support, staff, families and carers as well as many others in the community.
The people we support’s efforts towards this year’s show have been nothing short of amazing. They have been involved in every decision and choice.
The show is being held on Friday the 13th at 7pm at the Melton Civic Centre. We would be pleased if your staff and students would come and join us for what promises to be a wonderful morning.
Please contact Russell Arandt, Loran Moelands or Natalie McLean for any further information 9971 2100 / 5366 3008

 

1464098_403624456476144_5410154628790154049_n (1)Want to help support the Melton Football Netball Club and Merrimu and go into the draw for a jetski? You can buy tickets for the 2015 raffle from any Merrimu location.

Tickets are $5.00 each and for each ticket that Merrimu sells $2.00 of that ticket price is donated to Merrimu to assist with the purchase of IPads for the people we support to use in sensory programs.

2014 Merrimu Drama cast photo
The 2014 Merrimu drama performance, G’Day Australia, is this Friday night at the Melton Civic Centre starting at 7:30. Every year, the drama group showcases their talents to a sell-out audience. The group is responsible for choosing the theme, making props, designing costumes and selecting the music. This year’s performance, G’Day Australia, is a celebration of life across Australia. Our cast will tour from Tasmania to Alice springs to explore the whole of this great southern land. You can buy tickets by calling 5366 3000.

In the lead up to the performance we’ve been posting photos from behind the scenes and from previous years drama performances. You can see them on our Facebook page.