Capacity builDing life skill services

Covering Greater Geelong, The Surfcoast & Bellarine Peninsula

Capacity Building Life Skill Services for the Greater Geelong Community.

Supporting you to develop everyday life skills that increase independence and control.

Geelong Disability Services supports you to build everyday life skills.

By focusing on your own specific goals, we can support you to master the skills you need to achieve greater independence, confidence and control.

Our training focuses on practical skills that you can use immediately and in the future, from handling money to travel training, meal preparation, personal presentation, independent living skills or literacy and numeracy.

Building everyday skills not only allows you to be more independent, it also builds a greater sense of self-esteem.

How Geelong Disability Services Can Help

Depending on your goals and needs, we can develop a program to support you with:

Independent Living Skills

  • Household Management
  • Developing and Following a Budget
  • Literacy and Numeracy
  • Money Skills
  • Learning About Renting
  • Household Care
  • Laundry and Clothes Care

Health and Wellbeing

  • Preparing a healthy weekly menu
  • Shopping and Groceries
  • Cooking and Healthy Eating
  • Hygiene and Personal Care
  • Support Joining Local Exercise Classes and Sporting Clubs
  • Relaxation Techniques
  • Positive Behaviour Support


  • Road Safety
  • Using Public Transport
  • Planning How To Get To and From Destinations
  • Connecting With Other People

Increase Social and Community Participation

  • Developing Relationships
  • Friendships and Group Work
  • Personal Presentation
  • Support to Join Local Groups Based on Your Interests
  • Visiting Local Community Centres
  • Eating Out

Capacity Building Life Skills That Increase Independance!

If you have any questions about our disability services or specific requests, simply complete the enquiry below and we will be in touch ASAP.

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Please don’t hesitate to contact Geelong Disability Services about our Capacity Building Life Skills Services in Geelong, The Surfcoast and Bellarine Peninsula areas.

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With thoughtful planning and individualised supports we help the people we support to live the best life possible.

About Us

Geelong Disability Services was established in 2015 by a couple who have lived experiences with both physical and mental illness and who wanted to provide the type of reliable competent service/s they would by happy to receive.

Contact GDS

Geelong Disability Services

a:     Waurn Ponds, Vic. 3216
m:    0423 192 719