This innovative program builds social networks and independent living skills by connecting adults with physical and intellectual disabilities into mainstream community groups and experiences.

Leap Takers is a program for people who have low to moderate support needs related to a disability.

Leap Takers are ready to take a leap in a new and exciting direction. Our programs focus on the transition times of life including:

  • Leaving school and entering the adult world
  • Transitioning from working life and looking for active and interesting retirement
  • Moving house and re-establishing a new community network

We engage with the community through

  • Visits to the library, pool, and other community facilities
  • Cooking and nutrition sessions
  • Shopping and banking in our local shopping centres
  • Fitness and recreation classes at the local YMCA
  • Learning to about road safety and using public transport
  • Literacy programs and computer skills
  • Getting involved in volunteer activities that strengthen our community and develop new skills
  • Day trips to great tourist spots, expos, and other events

Our staff hold current DCSI employment screenings, first aid certificates and are experienced, skilled and passionate about their work.