Milang and District Community Assn, Inc
What does this organisation do?
Milang and District Community Assoc, Inc (MADCA) is a not for profit, community based organisation that establishes partnerships with other community groups whose objectives are similar to theirs; who establishes businesses based on a social enterprise model and aims to engage local residents by providing a forum where issues may be raised and explored by members of the community. Current programs provided to residents include Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) to support older Australians live at home for longer using collaborative consumer directed models of support and care; Growing Life Connections whose aim is to build individual and family capacity by providing professional support using partnership, strengths-based and person-centred approaches; Adult Community Education providing Accredited and Non Accredited tutoring and education; Creche to support parents seek work or attend training courses; and Shoreline Community Nursery, a social enterprise venture of MADCA creating employment and training in the environment fields. There are many centre based activities and social outings that encourage the participation of all residents and these are prepared with the input of all participants.
People with a disability or chronic health issue
Living with a disability or long term or chronic health issue can severely affect our wellbeing through unemployment or underemployment, social isolation or exclusion and poor mental or physical health.