Our History

CLA is a grass roots, community-based organisation on the Mornington Peninsula that has risen to respond to the needs of carers and their sons and daughters with an intellectual disability.

  • We are a not for profit entity, a company ltd by guarantee with DGR status, managed by a volunteer board.  A dedicated group of parents and supporters who joined together to address the critical need to provide safe, accessible affordable housing options.
  • Responding to the urgent needs of participants & families needing assistance to navigate the complex NDIS system and disability service sector.
  • CLA liaises with all levels of Government , DHHS, NDIS, service organisations and the community.

We are a strong voice for our carers and their sons and daughters to have equal rights as all Australians.

Our Commitment to provide

  • Support for those who live with a disability to achieve their dreams, aspirations and goals
  • A flexible service models

  • An opportunity to live with choice

  • Accessible and secure living

  • Training to live independently

  • The opportunity to live with choice, friendship and well-being

  • Skilled support to enable integration and community inclusion

  • Carer Information Support Advocate who provides pre-planning services to participants, supports families and attends NDIS planning meetings

  • Information sessions in partnership with service providers, social lunches and peer support

  • Building capacity of the participant and their family in having choice and control of their lives.

Board Members

Kevin Turner

Director/Chairman

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Marie Hell

Director/Secretary

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Pam Davidson

Director/Treasurer

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Linh Le

Director/Members

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Rudy Terlaak

Director/Volunteers/Events

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Lynette Keogh

Director

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Elizabeth Bourke

Director

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PO Box 66, Bittern VIC 3918

Kevin Turner: (03) 9787 3730

Marie Hell: 0423 356 878

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