Tag Archive: Intellectual Disability

Feb 07

CLA Mad Hatters Tea Party—Event Booked Out

CLA Mad Hatters Tea Party 19 Feb 2018

Monday 19 February 2018 Event Booked Out A fun event planned by CLA for parents/carers to start this year with friendship, relaxation, laughter and sharing information. A free event for primary carers. Our patron Judy Barrett has a beautiful garden at the Morning Star often used for weddings, families get the chance to view the …

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Dec 17

Merry Christmas from us all at CLA

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year message from CLA

Please click our Christmas message to view our wishes to you & accomplishments of 2017.

Dec 15

CLA on ‘A Registration and Accreditation Scheme for the Victorian Disability Workforce’

CLA’s Submission in response to the Consultation Paper on “Registration and Accreditation Scheme for the Victorian Disability Workforce We welcomed the opportunity to provide our input into these discussions and look forward to hearing the outcome. Written by Marsha Sheridan on behalf of the CLA board. Contact: marie.hell@bigpond.com or 0423 356 878 Click here to …

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Dec 10

Christmas a time of HOPE & JOY

CLA Cloverleaf Project build at Rosebud SMPUC site

Cloverleaf housing project has commenced – on Uniting Church Land in Rosebud 8 adults with a disability will have a place to call home, their ageing parents will have peace of mind. There are hundreds of ageing carers on the Peninsula living in fear of dying, worried what will happen to their dependents. (“Must passionate …

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Nov 27


CLA is campaigning strongly for The Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) allocation under the NDIS be extended to include people with a severe/profound intellectual disability Housing providers and developers are developing housing opportunities only for ‘SDA Eligible’ participants, is that a fair outcome for our older sons and daughters with an severe/profound intellectual disability still living …

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Nov 08

Advise from the Clarke-Burrows before moving back to the UK

Alan & Terry fundraising for CLA

My husband Alan and I have lived in Australia for 15 years. We have been very proud to be new Australians and spent many hours of our time volunteering to help improve services for disabled young people and their carers on the Peninsular. Supporting the organisation of CLA has been a privilege because we are …

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Nov 04

Over $1,600 raised at Family Fun Day in Dromana

Thank you for all your help with raising awareness for this great organisation and to raise some much needed funds at the Family Fun Fete last week. We raised just over $1,600 and although a quiet day in the area it was a good community day with special thanks to all volunteers, #UnitingChurchAU for donating …

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Oct 24

Reception at Government House to mark the 25th anniversary of Carers Victoria

Marie Hell and her son Adrian pictured with the Governor.

Monday 23 Oct – Reception at Government House to mark the 25th anniversary of #CarersVictoria. Carers from across Victoria enjoyed drinks and canapés.   The Hon Linda Dessau AC Governor of Victoria made a speech along with the president of Carers Vic. The Governor also invited all the guests to walk around the beautiful rooms …

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Oct 22


Community Lifestyle Accommodation LTD held their annual carers lunch event at the stunning Morning Star Estate in Mt Eliza to recognise the unsung heroes in our local community, parents/carers who provide lifelong 24/7 care to an adult loved son or daughter. CLA’s patron Judy Barrett hosted the event, MC Russell Joseph, candidate for Nepean, spoke …

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Sep 21

CLA Community Day – Fete & Family Fun

Join us for family fun and bargains! This event is being run for CLA. 100% of money raised will be given to help them provide homes for adults with a disability & support their carers. STALLS & ENTERTAINMENT: Art Stall Crafts & Cards Baby items Books Childrens Toys Harvest Table Linen Nearly new clothing Old …

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