Yarraville Learning Hub - Annecto

Yarraville learning hub

Develop a plan that suits your goals

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The Annecto Yarraville learning hub (formally David House) offers a cross-section of activities and courses designed to assist people with disability get involved in their community and increasing learning and independence. You can participate in areas of education or activities, both on and off-site, based on personal interests. Courses range from using iPads and general computer skills to gardening, exercise, health and well being for adults and the creative arts. They may assist you in developing skills that lead to employment or new interests and hobbies.

Courses and activities

Through the courses and activities at the Yarraville learning hub, you may choose to:

  • Become a volunteer and participate in your community
  • Learn about gardening – both as a hobby and develop skills that may lead to employment
  • Enjoy cooking, including food preparation, budgeting and the planning of meals
  • Explore the creative arts, including painting, drawing, contemporary photography and dance
  • Stay fit and active through sports and recreation, such as bike riding, swimming, competition snooker and bowling
  • Learn how to use a computer or iPad, refresh old skills and connect online
  • Foster independent living skills, such as traveling on public transport and general personal care and well-being
  • Learn to renovate and build, including painting and wood-working skills
  • Get ready for paid work and look for employment opportunities
  • Develop and maintain numeracy and literacy skills.
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How does it work?

You may choose any of our activities and courses on an individual basis, or we can work with you to develop a plan that identifies interests and establishes goals that may be achieved over the course of a semester through a combination of classes.

The courses operate Monday to Friday, 9.00am until 3.00 pm, from our base in Yarraville at Annecto David House.

Funding options

Depending on your personal circumstances, there are a range of options available for funding. This includes the NDIS, funding from the Commonwealth Government or the Transport Accident Commission (Vic), or self funding.

If you don’t currently receive funding support give us a call and we can help to identify what financial assistance may be available to you, and discuss other options you may have to achieve your goals.